Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Office KING WILLIAMS TOWN

KING WILLIAMS TOWN
11 January 1849 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
Population 190: 7226
1   BONC "4"   Format 2-3-2 10.07.1876 26.08.1876  
2   BONC "4"   Format 2-5-2 09.05.1886 27.04.1894  
3   BONC "4" Format 3-3-3 27.09.1868 28.11.1886  
       
4   BONC "4" Format 3-5-3 07.08.1884 06.05.1886  
5   BONC "4" Format 4-5-4
Thick bars
20.10.1880 02.09.1889  
       
6   BONC "4"   Format 4-5-4
Thin bars
06.03.1878 29.04.1878  
7   OVAL   Rated as 4 by Goldblatt ??.11.1860 31.05.1874 40
           
8   DARC     13.01.1872 30.06.1876  
       
9   1C "Blank" 7 to 5 o'clock
Larger rounded typeface
Wide W and M
11.09.1880    
       
9x   1C "Blank" 7 to 5 o'clock
Larger rounded typeface
Narrower W and M
12.12.1874
(Aab)
20.05.1886  
10   1C "Blank" 7 to 5 o'clock
Smaller typeface
LLI not touching
10.0.1889
(Aab)
21.11.1907  
       
11   1C "Blank" 8 to 4 o'clock
Smaller typeface
Index above date
29.06.1901 05.10.1905  
12   1C "CGH" Larger compact typeface
S and T closer
Last seen 13.04.1912
21.04.1897 30.05.1910  
       
13   1C "CGH" Smaller compact typeface
S and T further apart
06.07.1892 13.12.1901  
14   1C "TOWN" Name top and bottom 27.07.1877 12.03.1895  
       
15   SQC "CAPE COLONY"   20.03.1883 09.11.1891  
       
16   SQC "CGH"   12.12.1895 31.10.1902
(Aab)
 
       
17   HOODED   Dash between G and W 25.05.1888 22.08.1893  
18   HOODED   No dash between G and W 25.04.1892
(Frescura)
26.07.1895  
       
19   2C "Bars + cross" Smaller typeface
8 to 4 o'clock
Last seen 14.06.1913
26.02.1903 30.05.1910  
       
20   2C "Bars + cross" Taller typeface
7 to 5 o'clock
Last seen 23.05.1911
17.02.1908
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
21   2C "Bars + cross" 9 to 3 o'clock
Wms short form
29.02.1904 08.08.1907  
       
22 "PARCELS" 1C "KING WILLIAMS TOWN" Last seen 02.09.1913 03.03.1903 30.05.1910  
23 "POST  OFFICE" OVAL "KING WILLIAMS TOWN" NEW DISCOVERY 06.07.1898    
24 "REGISTERED" OVAL "KING WILLIAMS TOWN" Last seen 07.04.1921 02.09.1889 30.05.1910  
       
KING WILLIAMS TOWN AGRICULTURAL SHOW TO
8 March 1899
Area: King Williams Town
Not recorded
KING WILLIAMS TOWN CRICKET GROUND TO
25 January 1899
Area: King Williams Town
Not recorded
KING WILLIAMS TOWN PO AGENT ALICE
11 June 1857 to c 1864
Area: King Williams Town
Not recorded
KING WILLIAMS TOWN STATION
1 November 1877 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "?"   Probable