Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices McGREGOR to MIER

McGREGOR
1 October 1901 to
Union
Area: Robertson
Population 1904: 1096
Renamed fromm Lady Grey Robertson
1   BONC "517"   11.07.1900 21.02.1901  
2 "RN" 2C "Bars + cross"   RN behind name 01.10.1901 14.10.1901  
3   2C "Bars + cross" New find for CGH
Last seen: 20.01.1927
??.12.1908
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
McLEOD
January 1905 to July 1907
Area: Middleburg
Not recorded  
MEIRING'S POORT
1872 to 23 August 1901
Unknown to 19 October 1901
Unknown to December 1905

Area: Oudtshoorn
Renamed to De Rust
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   OVAL     09.06.1860 02.05.1874  
       
3   1C "Blank"   28.10.1882 30.01.1905  
       
MELKHOUTBOOM
June 1888 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   First seen: 13.12.1926
Last seen: 23.12.1934
     
MELKPLAATS
1 January 1866 to September 1884
Area: Piquetberg
Not recorded
MENZIES
November 1895 toJuly 1897
Area: Stockenstrom
Not recorded
MERRIMAN STREET
November 1906 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 04.11.1910      
MERWEVILLE
March 1905 to
Union
Area: Beaufort West
Renamed from Van der Byl's Kraal
1   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 13.12.1928 25.04.1907 30.05.1910  
MIDDELBOSJESVELD
10 May 1858 to
Union
Area: Robertson
1   BONC "1194"     27.12.1907    
2   1C "Dot"     04.02.189? 14.05.1900  
MIDDELBURG
17 November 1853 to 1872
c 1874 to
Union
Area: Middleburg
Population 1904 6137
1   BONC "184"   09.05.1882 12.09.1895  
       
2   BONC "997"   31.08.1896 27.04.1901  
       
3   OVAL     22.10.1854 05.10.1866 120
       
4   1C "CAPE COLONY"   05.04.1870 06.08.1897  
       
5   1C "Blank"   24.05.1884 28.06.1904  
       
6 "CAPE" 1C "Blank" Middelburg Cape
Last seen: 18.08.1921
19.07.1904 30.05.1910  

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7   1C "CGH"   13.01.1900 29.07.1902  
8   SQC "CGH"   10.12.1898 01.10.1902  
       
9 "CAPE" 2C "Bars + cross" Name: 8 to 4 o'clock
Last seen: 21.03.1914
02.11.1903 30.05.1910  
       
10 "CAPE" 2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 04.10.1911
Name: 7 to 5 o'clock
05.10.1906 30.05.1910  
       
11 "REGISTERED" OVAL "MIDDELBURG"     12.03.1906    
MIDDELBURG ROAD
March 1883 to 1 March 1898

Area: Middelburg
Renamed to Rosmead
1   BONC "467"   30.09.1892
(Frescura)
18.05.1896
(Frescura)
 
2   1C "Dot"   20.08.1883
(Frescura)
17.12.1897
(Aab)
 
MIDDELBURG STATIO TO
1898 to
Union
Area: Middelburg
Not recorded
MIDDEL RIVER
1882 to May 1888
Area: Swellendam
Not recorded
MIDDEL ZWARTLAND
29 May 1858 to January 1893
Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
MIDDLECOURT
February 1892 to 30 November 1893
November 1894 to c 1898
1899 to c October 1905

Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     24.01.1895 08.09.1903  
MIDDLEDRIFT
1 January 1867 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   DARC       30.05.1876    
3   1C "Blank"   22.06.1901 08.12.1909  
4   1C "CGH"   29.10.1891 07.01.1909  

Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner
       
5   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 01.12.1913 22.04.1909 30.05.1910  
MIDDLEDRIFT STATION TO
1 June 1907 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
Not recorded
MIDDLE KRAAL
November 1889 to September 1899
October 1899 to Movember 1901
October 1902 to October 1903
July 1906 to
Union
Area: Calvinia
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 17.12.1913
Last seen: 23.09.1916
     
MIDDLE MOUNT
April 1889 to June 1898
Area: Richmond
Not recorded
MIDDLE POST
1 March 1879 to
Union
Area: Calvinia
1   BONC "219" Also used at
Lady Grey Bridge
28.01.1885 16.09.1890  
2   1C "POST"   Name top and bottom 28.01.1885 06.09.1896  
(3)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 07.05.1912
Last seen: 10.08.1932
     
MIDDLE SPRUIT
1880 to 1881

 Area: Calvinia
Not recorded
MIDDLETON
1 October 1879 to
Union
 Area: Somerset East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 23.01.1911 03.03.1891 30.05.1910  
       
MIDDLE VALLEY
May 1893 to September 1905
 Area: Griqualand East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   03.07.1894 25.02.1900  
MIDDLEWATER
January 1887 to
Union
 Area: Somerset East
1   BONC "354"          
2   1C "Dot"
John Carter
Last seen: 01.12.1944 30.08.1898
(A.T. Visser)
30.05.1910  
MIDLAND TPO
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MIER
August 1895 to 9 March 1900
18 May 1900 to
Union
 Area: Gordonia
1   BONC "938"     11.12.1901 15.06.1905  
2   1C "BB" Last seen: 20.01.1928 11.12.1901 30.05.1910