Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices MILLER STATION to MONTAGU

MILLER STATION
April 1903 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   2C "Blank" Last seen: 29.03.1927 11.08.1903
(Hamilton)
30.05.1910  
MILL RIVER
1860 to 23 November 1887
Area: George
Renamed to Molen River
1   BONC "238"   16.11.1878
(Frescura)
   
2   DARC     16.10.1858
(Frescura)
16.11.1878
(Frescura)
 
       
MILL STREET GARDENS
November 1895 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Renamed from Gardens
1   BONC "1294"   19.06.1901 13.07.1901  
2   1C "Blank"   Spelt Mill Street 15.11.1909    
3   1C "CAPE TOWN" Spelt Mill Street Cape Town 04.04.1898 12.06.1908  
       
4   1C "GARDENS" Spelt Mill Street Gardens 16.06.1893 06.11.1909  
       
5   2C "Bars + cross" Spelt Mill Street Cape Town
Last seen: 26.03.1913
22.01.1910 30.05.1910  
       
MILLWOOD
June 1886 to
Union
Area: Knysna
Population 1887: 400
Population 1890: 74
1   BONC "563"   12.01.1890 21.11.1906  
2   2C "Bars + cross"
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  08.02.1888 21.11.1906  
MILNERTON
November 1904 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"     16.07.1907    
MIMOSA
August 1892 to Union
Area: Alexandria
Renamed from Krans Post
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 01.04.1923 22.09.1893 30.05.1910  
MINARD
May 1885 to Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "596"   02.01.1886 24.02.1899  
       
2   1C "Blank"   11.09.1886 24.02.1899  
MISGANST
16 October 1858 to 1860
Area: Mossel Bay
Not recorded
MISGUND
1 July 1871 to 1 November 1897
Agust 1899 to
Union
Area: Uniondale
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 28.02.1934 03.08.1899 30.05.1910  
MISSION SIDING
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   BONC "1266"   27.03.1903 01.08.1906  
       
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 10.05.1913 08.05.1903 30.05.1910  
       
MIST KRAAL
August 1903 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 14.07.1917
Last seen: 11.04.1940
     
MJIKA
January 1906 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 20.09.1917
Last seen: 16.07.1923
     
MKAPUSI
September 1900 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
Not recorded
MKEMANI
April 1907 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
Not recorded
MLENGANA
September 1895 to
Union
Area: Pondoland
1   BONC     Could be 243 or 1241 24.03.1896    
2   BONC "948"   21.04.1899    
       
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 02.12.1914 21.04.1899 30.05.1910  
MNCEBE
March 1909 to
Union
Area: Pondoland
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 15.06.1918      
MODDERFONTEIN
September 1867 to 15 November 1899
Unknown to 17 September 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Clanwilliam
1   BONC "432"   ??.??.1900    
2 "CW" 1C "Dot"   ??.01.1884 13.09.1909  
MODDERLAAGTE
January 1906 to
Union
Area: Bedford
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 23.07.1913
Last seen: 09.11.1920
     
MODDER RIVER - Caledon -
29 December 1859 to 30 June 1867
Area: Caledon
Not recorded
MODDER RIVER - Kimberley -
April 1896 to 14 October 1899
12 March 1900 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
Renamed from Junction R&M Rivers
1   BONC "252" Previously used at at Junction R&M Rivers
Used by Boer forces
14 October to 28 November 1899
06.07.1891 ??.??.1900  
2   BONC "1136"   Reported by A.T. Visser      
3   1C "Blank"   06.07.1891 27.10.1906  
       
4   1C "CGH" Used by Boer forces 19.10.1899 09.01.1900  
5   1C     Relief postmark ??.08.1904    
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 11.01.1913 30.10.1906 30.05.1910  
MOHALESHOEK
See Basutoland
MOLEN RIVER
November 1887 to 3 September 1901
August 1902 to
Union
 Area: George
Renamed from Mill River
1   1C "Blank"     15.02.1902 15.02.1903  
MOLTENO
1 January 1877 to 27 November 1899
c January 1900 to
Union
 Area: Molteno
Renamed from Paarden Kraal
Population 1904: 2725
1   BONC "530"   08.10.1876 06.02.1896  
2   1C "Blank"
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  20.04.1886
(CGHSTAMPS}
06.02.1896  
       
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 21.05.1915 21.11.1896 30.05.1910  
4   SQC "CGH" Last seen: 15.05.1916 24.08.1899 30.05.1910  
       
5   2C "Bars + cross"   Smaller typeface 05.10.1903 ??.02.1910  
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 23.03.1912
Larger typeface
17.03.1910 30.05.1910  
       
MOLTENO STATION TO
1903 to
Union
 Area: Molteno
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "RTO"   Last seen: 08.11.1911 02.12.1904 30.05.1910  
MONTAGU
August 1895 to 9 March 1900
18 May 1900 to
Union
 Area: Gordonia
1   BONC "653"   15.03.1888 19.01.1898  
2   OVAL   Rated as 5 by Goldblatt 01.10.1857 14.10.1880 60
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 27.12.1911 01.09.1884 30.05.1910  
       
(4)   1C "CGH"   Probable      
5   SQC "CGH" Last seen: 24.02.1913
In 1900 set as 19
06.04.1900 30.05.1910  
       
6         Montagu Distributer of Stamps 26.08.1893 04.09.1896  
MONTAGU BRIDGE
15 August 1853 to 1 September 1868
 Area: Cape Town
Renamed Salt River
1   OVAL     Used at Salt River 09.05.1871 03.11.1875 300
MONTAGU ROAD
1December 1877 to 31 December 1882
 Area: Worcester
Renamed Touws River
1   1C "ROAD" Name top and bottom 22.10.1883 27.10.1883