Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope
Post Offices LADISMITH to LAINGSBURG
LADISMITH
17 February to
Union
Area: Ladismith
Population 1904: 1129
1   BONC "594"   18.06.1888 30.11.1903  
2   OVAL   Rated as 5 by Goldblatt 03.02.1854 13.12.1883 60
3   1C "CAPE COLONY"   More rounded typeface 04.10.1883 13.04.1889  
4   1C "CAPE COLONY" Last seen: 01.12.1911 19.11.1891 30.05.1910  
       
5   1C "TO" New discovery 03.02.1890    
6   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 24.03.1933 20.06.1908 30.05.1910  
LADY FRERE
August 1881 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
Population 1904: 653
1   BONC "279"   07.12.1881 04.12.1893  
       
2   1C "Dot" Reported by Frescura 30.11.1893
(Aab)
   
3   1C "FRERE" Name top and bottom 24.05.1886 30.10.1899  
       
4   1C "CGH"   04.01.1901 30.10.1899  
5   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 11.06.1917 27.10.1905 30.05.1910  
       
LADY GREY - ALIWAL NORTH -
9 August 1860 to 14 November 1899
19.03.1900 to
Union
Area: Aliwal North
Population 1904: 1546
1   BONC "696" Used by Boer forces 10.02.1889 13.11.1899  
2   BONC "591"   13.11.1903    
3   BONC "1338"   13.03.1901 18.09.1903  
       
4   DARC   LADY GREY A 27.12.1868 15.12.1882  
       
5   1C "Dot" LADY GREY DIV ALIWAL NORTH 22.06.1883 13.11.1903  
6   1C "CGH" LADY GREY AN 18.05.1900 18.09.1903  
       
7   1C "GREY" Name top and bottom
Used by Boer forces
04.12.1899 22.03.1900  
       
8   1C "Blank" Relief 10.02.1908 21.02.1908  
9   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 09.05.1917 24.12.1904 30.05.1910  
       
LADY GREY - ROBERTSON -
12 December 1860 to 10 October 1901
Area: Robertson
Renamed McGregor
1   BONC "517"   11.06.1900 21.02.1901  
2   DARC     21.11.1888 10.10.1901  
       
3   1C "GREY"   Name top and bottom
Reported by Frescura without date
     
LADY GREY BRIDGE
1 July 1878 to August 1905

Area: Paarl
Renamed Huguenot
1   BONC "219"   15.01.1879 16.01.1901  
2   DARC       23.10.1900    
3   1C "BRIDGE" Name top and bottom 06.11.1883 20.12.1897  
4   1C "Blank"   15.01.1879 21.04.1900  
       
5   1C "Blank" Damaged postmark
outer ring segmented
24.08.1900 04.11.1901  
LADY GREY STATION TO
1907 to
Union
Area: Aliwal North
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 25.07.1910      
LAFUTA
July 1897 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Illegible      
L'AGULHAS
Area: Bredarsdorp
Not recorded
LAINGSBURG
  July 1889 to Union
Area: Laingsburg
Renamed from Buffels River
Population 1904: 1265
1   BONC "270" 9mm wide 21.02.1891 13.03.1901  
2   1C "CGH"   21.02.1891 15.07.1902  
       
3   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 29.10.1911 11.09.1902 30.05.1910