Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices KLOPPER'S FONTEIN to KOONAP

KLOPPER'S FONTEIN
24.09.1858 to 1867

Area: Queenstown
Not recorded
KLOUD'S KRAAL
1880 to October 1898

Area: Calvinia
Renamed to Graskop
1   BONC "?"   Illegible 21.02.1882    
2   1C "KRAAL"   Name top and bottom 21.02.1882 06.05.1896  
KNAPDAAR (SIDING)
September 1892 to 15 November 1899
05 April 1900 to
Union
Area: Albert
1   BONC "848"   07.08.1887 19.10.1898  
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Spelt Siding 14.02.1895 07.08.1897  
3   1C "CGH" Siding deleted 16.10.1900 08.01.1906  
4   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 06.11.1923 01.11.1906 30.05.1910  
(5)   RELIEF   First seen: 21.??.1911      
KNAPZAKFONTEIN
28 December 1857 to 1860
Area: Bedford
Renamed to Daggaboersnek
Not recorded
KNIGHT'S FARM
1882 to
Union
Area: East London
Renamed from Farm No 83
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"
John
Last seen: 26.08.1921 ??.??.1894 30.05.1910  
KNOLLS
May 1909 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
Not recorded
KNYSNA
1830 to
Union
Area: Knysna
Named Newhaven from 1858 to 1868 (Using Knysna postmarks)
Population 1904: 1514
1   BONC "645" Could be 615 10.08.1898    
2   OVAL   Rated as 4 by Goldblatt 08.02.1854 14.07.1880 40
       
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 25.04.1914 18.07.1881 30.05.1910  
       
4   SQC "CGH" Last seen: 29.03.1921 22.06.1898 30.05.1910  
       
KNYSNA RIVER
August 1890 to August 1891
Area: Knysna
Not recorded
KOEGAS
January 1895 to November 1899
Unknown to
Union
Area: Hay
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 09.09.1924 02.08.1899 30.05.1910  
KOELENHOF
June 1904 to
Union
Area: Stellenbosch
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 23.07.1921 14.03.1907 30.05.1910  
KOETS
September 1906 to October 1907
Area: Namaqualand
Not recorded
KOKENAP
October 1908 to
Union
Area: Vanrhynsdorp
Not recorded
KOKSTAD
15 August 1876 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
Population 1904: 2903
1   BONC "107"   30.07.1878 19.02.1907  
       
2   1C "Blank" Name 10 to 2 o'clock 30.07.1878 25.09.1882  
       
3   1C "Blank"  Name 9 to 3 o'clock 29.09.1884 24.09.1903  
       
4   1C "CGH"  Smaller postmark
Rounded typeface
13.04.1895 19.03.1900  
       
5   1C "CGH"   Larger postmark
Compact typeface
29.07.1901 11.02.1903  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 06.03.1912 15.04.1903 30.05.1910  
       
KOMGHA
July 1862 to
Union
 Area: Komgha
Population 1904: 683
1   BONC "49"   05.05.1875 03.06.1902  
2   DARC       20.08.1877 ??.11.1877  
       
3   1C "Blank"   Name 9 to 3 o'clock   16.10.1895  
4   1C "Blank" Name 10 to 2 o'clock
Last seen: 01.10.1917
27.07.1887 30.05.1910  
       
5   1C "Dot"   04.07.1888 20.09.1905  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Frescura reports 2 types
Short bar
First seen: 29.03.1906
Last seen: 05.06.1924
08.09.1903    
7   2C "Bars + cross" Frescura reports 2 types
Long bar
First seen: 29.03.1906
Last seen: 05.06.1924
01.12.1902 28.051907  
       
KOMGHA STATION TO
February 1895 to 15 November 1899
March 1900 to August 1903

Area: Komgha
Not recorded
KOMMANDANT'S KOP
1907 to
Union
Area: Albert
1   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 06.07.1913 20.04.1893 30.05.1910  
KOMMETJE
March 1905 to
Union
 Area: Cape Town
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 10.08.1943 10.11.1908 30.05.1910  
KOODOOSBERG DRIFT
September 1891 to October 1899
March 1900 to November 1901
Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
KOOKFONTEIN
9 January 1859 to August 1884
Area: Clanwilliam
Not recorded
KOONAP
1860 to 1873
August 1893 to
Union
 Area: Fort Beaufort
Named Windsor between 1873 and 1893
1   BONC "544"     02.06.1894 23.06.1895  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 06.07.1913 20.04.1893 30.05.1910  
       
KOONAP BRIDGE
August 1886 to October 1892
 Area: Fort Beaufort
1   1C "?" New discovery 09.07.1890    
KOONAP RANDT
1883 to August 1886
Area: Fort Beaufort
Renamed to Edendale
Not recorded