Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices MOOIPLAATS to MOUNT COKE

MOOIPLAATS
1882 to
Union
Area: Komgha
1   BONC "680"   08.12.1903    
2   1C "Blank or dot"     01.09.1903 08.12.1903  
MOORDENAAR'S KRAAL
11 November 1856 to 1858
Area: Uitenhage
Not recorded
MOORREESBURG
24 Ocytober 1882 to 11 November 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Malmesbury
Population 1904: 916
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   11.??.1886 26.08.1901  
(3)   1C "CGH"          
4   2C "Bars + cross" Type 1

 
27.12.1901 14.02.1904  
       
(5)   2C "Bars + cross" Type 2

First seen: 05.09.1910
     
MOORREESBURG STATION TO
1908 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
Not recorded
MORIJA
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MOROKWEN
August 1895 to March 1902
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "933"          
2   1C "BB"
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Last seen: ??.??.1921 12.09.1896 30.05.1910  
MORTIMOR (STATION)
December 1881 to
Union
Area: Cradock
1   BONC "259"   15.12.1897    
2   1C "STATION" Name top and bottom 01.04.1892 21.03.1906  
3   1C     Relief postmark 10.11.1906 11.12.1906  
4   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: ??.06.1920 08.07.1907 30.05.1910  
MOSHESH'S FORD
30 June 1882 to 11 November 1899
2 April 1900 to 24 June 1901
Unknown to November 1901
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Barkly East
1   BONC "244"   01.02.1896 04.06.1898  
2 "PO" 1C "Dot"   28.01.1892 ??.06.1899  
       
3   1C     Relief postmark 20.11.1900 16.01.1901  
       
4   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 27.12.1913 15.08.1903 30.05.1910  
MOSITA
1896 to 31 August 1899
Unknown to 31 August 1901
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Mafeking
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "BB"   ??.??.1896 31.08.1897  

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3   1C "Blank" Last seen: ??.04.1920 12.12.1898 30.05.1910  
       
MOSSEL BAY
10 September 1867 to Union
Area: Mossel Bay
Renamed from Aliwal
Population 1904: 4206
1   OCT-NUM "33"   20.01.1851    
2   BONC "222"   24.06.1881 02.12.1895  
3   1C "CAPE COLONY"   10.09.1867 30.07.1882  

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4   1C "Blank" Dash between M and B 19.08.1893 02.11.1905  
5   1C "Blank" No dash between M and B 14.04.1887(Aab) 21.12.1909  
       
6   1C "CGH" Small postmark
Shorter compact typeface
20.07.1893 11.04.1898  
7   1C "CGH"   Larger postmark
Taller compact typeface
29.08.1900 18.01.1901  
8   1C "Dot"   07.07.1883 28.01.1892  
9   SQC "CGH"   21.01.1899 12.11.1901  
10   1C     Relief postmark 22.12.1908 04.02.1909  
       
11   2C "Bars + cross" TYPE 1

2 types recorded by Frescura
First seen: 11.11.1902
Last seen: 30.06.1913
(for both types)

14.08.1909    
       
12   2C "Bars + cross" TYPE 2

2 types recorded by Frescura
First seen: 11.11.1902
Last seen: 30.06.1913
(for both types)
05.12.1904    
MOSSEL BAY STATION TO
c 1906 to
Union
Area: Mossel Bay
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   Reported by A.T. Visser
First seen: 27.03.1912
     
MOSSEL RIVER TO
April 1907 to
Union
Area: Caledon
Not recorded
MOSTERD'S BAY
1 November 1867 to 1871
21 January 1874 to February 1889
Area: Stellenbosch
Renamed to Somerset Strand
1   BONC "70" Later used at Somerset Strand ??.??.1882    
2   1C "BAY" Name top and bottom 18.02.1882 17.12.1885  
       
MOSTERT'S HOEK (RAIL)
October 1899 to
Union
Area: Worcester
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     09.11.1???    
3   1C "CGH"   RAIL
Last seen: 19.11.1910
22.12.1901 30.05.1910  
MOTITO
November 1902 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "1026" Last seen: 11.08.1910 21.10.1905 30.05.1910  
       
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 21.02.1926 17.10.1907 30.05.1910  
MOUNT ARTHUR
May 1894 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 08.05.1943 02.08.1899 30.05.1910  
MOUNT AYLIFF
c 1880 to
Union
 Area: Griqualand East
Renamed from Endambeni
Population 1904: 232
1   BONC "430"   16.04.1894 25.11.1898  
2   1C "CGH"   No date recorded      
3 "PO" 1C "Dot"   31.03.1887 07.01.1902  
         
4   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 02.04.1913 21.06.1904 30.05.1910  
       
MOUNT COKE
1 January 1879 to
Union
 Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "COKE" Name top and bottom
Last seen: 02.10.1917
14.05.1886 30.05.1910