Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices LYNDALE to MALAGAS

LYNDALE
March 1886 to January 1887
Area: Barkly East
Not recorded
LYNEDOCH
1881 to
Union
Area: Stellenbosch
1   BONC "335"   25.12.1893 02.03.1897  
2   1C "Blank"   29.02.1892 19.07.1904  
(3)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 09.02.1911
Last seen: 27.07.1923
     
MACASSARFONTEIN
10 October 1882 to September 1883
Area: Colesburg
Not recorded
MACHALAPSIE RIVER
February 1897 to March 1897
Area: Colesburg
Not recorded
MACIBINI
August 1890 to 1901
September 1901 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
1   BONC "750"   18.01.1892    
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 19.10.1920 18.01.1892 30.05.1910  
MACLEAN TOWN
1 September 1863 to
Union
Area: East London
Population 1904: 319
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 05.08.1918 05.09.1882 30.05.1910  
       
MACLEAR
1881 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
Population 1904: 765
1   BONC "315"   23.09.1887 21.11.1901  
       
2   1C "Blank" Name: 8:30 to 3:30 o'clock 09.03.1888
(Aab)
21.11.1901  
3   1C "Blank" Name: 10 to 2 o'clock
Last seen: 07.04.1911
22.07.1902 30.05.1910  
       
4   1C   Skeleton
New
Discovery
??.05.1902
(Aab)
   
5   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 29.07.1911 05.04.1908 30.05.1910  
MACLEAR STATION TO
1907 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
Not recorded
MAFEKING
16 November 1895 to Union
Area: Mafeking
Population 1904: 2713
For earlier postmarks up to 15 November 1895 see Bechuanaland Protectorate
1   BONC "638" Also used during Protectorate period ??.12.1885 13.11.1896  
       
(2)   BONC "890"   Only known during Protectorate period 13.05.1894    
3   BONC "1045"     27.06.1900    
4   1C "BECHUANALAND" Also used during Protectorate period 07.08.1887 13.06.1900  
       
5   1C "CGH"   21.04.1897 11.08.1905  
       
6   1C "Dot" Also used during Protectorate period 28.01.1894 10.01.1903  
7   SQC "BB" Also used during Protectorate period 24.11.1894 26.05.1896  
8   SQC "CGH" Also used during Protectorate period 28.08.1894 13.03.1903  
       
9   1C    Skeleton type
Reused in 1919
27.10.1907 10.12.1907
(Aab)
 
       
10   2C "Bars + cross" Name: 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 07.01.1918
17.01.1903 30.05.1910  
       
11   2C "Bars + cross" Name: 10 to 2 o'clock 25.11.1903 ??.??.1910  
       
MAFEKING STATION TO
1885 to
Union
Area: Mafeking
Not recorded
MAFETENG
See Basutoland
MAFUBE
June 1895 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
1   BONC "58"     31.03.1897 25.07.1904  
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 20.12.1930 31.03.1897 30.05.1910  
MAGERSFONTEIN
1882 to July 1886
Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
MAIN
November 1884 to
Union
 Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "526"   28.08.1886 31.10.1896  
2   1C "Blank" Name 10 to 1 o'clock 28.08.1886 16.04.1907  
       
MAIN FOREST
February 1893 to April 1896
Area: Knysna
Not recorded
MAITLAND
November 1885 to
Union
 Area: Cape Town
Population 1904: 5071
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot" Name: 8 to 4 o'clock
Different A and N to
No. 3
02.04.1886    
3   1C "Dot" Name: 8 to 4 o'clock
Different A and N to
No. 2
04.12.1899 21.09.1903  
       
5   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 14.11.1927
Name: 10 to 2 o'clock
20.02.1903 30.05.1910  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 07.05.1912
Name: 9 to 3 o'clock
23.09.1909 30.05.1910  
       
MAITLAND JUNCTION TO
1895 to 1904

 Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
MAITLAND STATION TO
1885 to
Union
 Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
MAITLAND ROAD
20 December 1853 to 1860

 Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
MAKOMERIN
March 1893 to
Union
 Area: Griqualand East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 23.10.1914 03.05.1898
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
MALAGAS
17 March 1852 to
Union
 Area: Swellendam
Population 1904: 140
1   BONC "71"     
No date recorded      
2   OVAL       18.12.1853 10.12.1881 160
3   1C "Dot"     28.04.1885 19.11.1909