Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices OCKERT'S KRAAL to O'OKIEP

OCKERT'S KRAAL
December 1886 to March 1903

Area: Ladismith
Renamed to Adam's Kraal
Not recorded
ODENDAALSTROOM
December 1894 to 15 November 1899
March 1900 to 3 July 1901
Unknown to April 1910

Area: Albert
1   BONC "901" Later usage!!! ??.??.1900 30.03.1901  
2   1C "CGH" Used by Boer forces 22.12.1899 22.02.1900  
(3)   1C "Blank" First seen: 08.04.1911
Last seen: 31.01.1914
     
OLD BUNTING
February 1903 to
Union
Area: Pondoland
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   22.11.1904 17.02.1906  
OLD MORLEY
August 1885 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "577"   18.12.1897 09.03.1898  
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 13.03.1915 18.12.1897
(Filat AG)
30.05.1910  
OLIEVENFONTEIN
January 1896 to July 1898
Area: Somerset East
Renamed to Hopewell
Not recorded
OLIPHANT'S HOEK
February 1904 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "1289"   NEW DISCOVERY 23.10.1904    

John Lund
       
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 29.08.1927 23.10.1904 30.05.1910  
OLIPHANT'S KRAAL
22 February 1863 to December 1884
August 1885 to
Union
Area: Malmesbury
1   BONC "?"   Illegible
(could be 1092)
08.10.1896 17.01.1871  
2   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 29.06.1922 02.11.1909 30.05.1910  
OLIPHANT'S LEEGTE
January 1910 to
Union
Area: Alexandria
Not recorded
OLIVE WOOD
December 1903 to
Union
Area: Colesburg
(1)   BONC "1250"   First seen: 12.08.1910      
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 12.08.1910 10.02.1906 30.05.1910  
OLYVENBOSCH KRAAL
August 1896 to
Union
Area: Clanwilliam
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
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Last seen: 12.12.1912 ??.??.1903 30.05.1910  
OLYVENHOUT'S DRIFT
October 1888 to November 1890
February 1896 to October 1898
October 1899 to March 1902
April 1904 to January 1907

Area: Carnarvon
1   BONC "687" Later used at Nuy 01.02.1889 06.08.1890  
2   BONC "?"   Could be 990 or 996      
3   1C "CGH"
John Lund
  01.02.1889 06.08.1890  

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4   1 Liner            
OMDRAAI'S VLEI
January 1886 to 22 February 1900
27 March 1900 to 30 December 1901
 January 1902 to
Union
Area: Prieska
1   BONC "558"     19.02.1889 30.03.1891  
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 15.05.1917 10.11.1904 30.05.1910  
3   1C "Dot"     19.02.1889 06.06.1906  
OMDRAAI'S VLEI STATION
1906 to
Union
Area: Prieska
Not recorded
ONDERSTEDOORNS
1 April 1876 to
Union
Area: Calvinia
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 14.06.1924
Dot faded after a few years
06.12.1888 30.05.1910  
       
ONGELUKSNEK
July 1895 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
1   BONC "165"   22.03.1896 24.03.1896  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 30.11.1944 24.09.1895 30.05.1910  
       
ONVERWACHT
August 1896 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 07.05.1924 01.02.1900 30.05.1910  
O'OKIEP
8 January 1876 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
Population 1904: 2106
1   1C "200"   14.05.1881 26.05.1900  
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"     08.01.1876 04.01.1892  
Earlier than opening day
(Official 1 February 1876)
     
3   1C "Blank"   14.05.1881 03.06.1895  
       
4   2C "CGH" Last seen: 17.06.1911 11.12.1899 30.05.1910