Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices NEW AMALFI to NIEUWE RUST

NEW AMALFI
May 1886 to August 1899
October 1889 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
First office renamed to Umzimvubu
Reopened at different location in October 1889
1   BONC "538" First post office
Probably used at Umzimvubu after relocation of post office
13.04.1888    
2   BONC "707" Used at second post office 18.10.1889 29.08.1894  
       
3   1C "Dot" Last seen: 05.04.1920 13.04.1888    
18.10.1889 30.05.1910  
       
NEW BETHESDA
1875 to 27 March 1901
Unknown to November 1901
July 1902 to
Union
Area: Graaff-Reinet
Population 1904: 852
1   BONC "115" Provisional allocation 26.06.1886    
(2)   BONC "261"
John Lund
Provisional allocation      
3   1C "Blank" Name 9:30 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 10.09.1924
12.09.1891
(CGH Stamps)
30.05.1910  
       
4   1C "Dot" Name 8 to 4 o'clock
Last seen: 26.04.1911
??.??.1894 30.05.1910  
       
NEW BRIGHTON LOCATION
August 1903 to
Union
Area: Port Elizabeth
1   BONC "1352" New find 14.01.1907    
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 19.12.1923 19.12.1904 30.05.1910  
       
NEW BRIGHTON STATION TO
October 1903 to
Union
Area: Port Elizabeth
Not recorded
NEWCASTLE
9 August 1866 to February 1883

Area: Peddie
Renamed from Langden
Renamed to Falloden
Not recorded
NEW EISLEBEN
August 1898 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "1084"     29.08.1901    
2   1C "CGH"     29.08.1901    
NEW ENGLAND
1 January 1875 to October 1882

Area: Barkly East
Renamed Clearwater
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"     10.07.1879    
NEW EUREKA
July 1907 to April 1908
Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
NEW HANTAM
January 1894 to January 1901

Area: Colesburg
1   BONC "265"     21.08.1894    
2   1C "CGH"   Probable 21.08.1894    
NEW KLOOF
27 December 1858 to 1860
9 September 1864 to 1868
Area: Tulbagh
Not recorded
NEWLANDS
23 March 1866 to Union
Area: Namaqualand
1   BONC "288" Numeral 8  3.5 mm 06.04.1887 16.11.1897  
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   03.01.1870 16.11.1897  
       
3   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 15.09.1924
26.12.1896
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
4   SQC "CGH"   12.10.1899 15.04.1908  
       
NEWMARKET
February 1895 to Union
Area: Griqualand East
Renamed from Umzinhlanga
1   BONC "601"        
Via Tsolo      
1x   BONC "105" NEW FIND 31.07.1899 12.02.1901  
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 05.03.1914 20.05.1895 30.05.1910  
       
NEWTONDALE
November 1903 to May 1907
Area: Peddie
Not recorded
NGQELENI
July 1894 to
Union
Area: Pondoland
1   BONC "876"   31.08.1894 10.12.1898  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 24.08.1923 16.02.1894 30.05.1910  
       
NIEKERK'S HOPE - Alexandria -
August 1886 to June 1896

Area: Alexandria
1   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"
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  04.07.1891 02.09.1892  
NIEKERK'S HOPE - Hay -
June 1899 to November 1901
December 1902 to
Union
Area: Hay
1   2C "Bars + cross"     31.01.1906 20.05.1908  
NIEKERK'S RUSH
1881 to November 1899
March 1900 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
1   BONC "413"   09.12.1896    
2   1C "RUSH"  Name top and bottom 31.05.1897 21.09.1909  
NIEUWE KRAAL
May 1899 to June 1900
Area: Hopetown
Not recorded
NIEUWE RUST
February 1895 to January 1901
December 1902 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
Renamed from Bitterfontein
1   BONC "789"     08.09.1900    
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 05.09.1923 20.09.1895 30.05.1910