Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices PEAR TREES to PHOKWANI

PEAR TREES
February 1893 to December 1897
August 1905 to April 1907

Area: Uitenhage
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
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PEDDIE
2 June 1853 to
Union
Area: Peddie
Population 1904: 473
Renamed from Fort Peddie
Using Oval Fort Peddie until 1878
1   BONC "546"   19.06.1888 19.08.1898  
2   1C "Blank"     18.06.1888 14.02.1898  
       
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 18.06.1914 21.12.1898 30.05.1910  
       
PEELTON
July 1862 to 1871
1 September 1878 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
Population 1904: 2487
1   BONC "359"   02.11.1885 17.06.1893  
2   1C "Blank"
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First seen: 18.08.1942 02.10.1886 30.05.1910  
PEISERTON
February 1905 to
Union
Area: Hay
1   2C "Bars + cross"
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  28.02.1908
(John Carter)
   
PEKA
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PELLA
June 1880 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
1   BONC "305"   27.09.1894 03.10.1907  
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 08.07.1925 08.03.1906 30.05.1910  
       
PETERSBURG
1 March 1863 to November 1901
August 1902 to
Union
Population 1875: 138
Area: Graaff-Reinet
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 25.08.1924 01.01.1906 30.05.1910  
3   1C "CGH"   05.10.1893 06.01.1898  
PETRUSVILLE
1 September 1879 to
Union
Population 1904: 1072
Area: Hopetown
1   BONC "280"   19.01.1892 24.06.1901  
2   1C "Blank"   26.01.1889 27.09.1906  
       
(3)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 04.05.1911
Last seen: 12.08.1914
     
       
PHIELANS BROOK
January 1903 to August 1905
Area: Griqualand East
Renamed to Lehlonono
1   2C "Bars + cross"     11.10.1904 28.01.1905  
PHILADELPHIA
05 February to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "273"   ??.09.1901 02.10.1901  
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 05.09.1910 26.02.1882 30.05.1910  

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PHILIPPI
August 1898 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Renamed from: Springfield
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   First seen: 24.10.1912 02.07.1903
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
PHILIPSTOWN
20 February 1864 to
Union
Area: Philipstown
Population 1904: 1387
1   BONC "684"   ??.??.1889 16.03.1898  
2   1C "Blank"   20mm diameter
Last seen: 12.09.1913
07.10.1895 30.05.1910  
3   1C "Blank" 23mm diameter
Last seen: 08.12.1913
08.03.1883 30.05.1910  
4   1C "TOWN"   Name top and bottom 26.12.1880 20.07.1904  
       
5   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 13.06.1910 16.12.1905 30.05.1910  
       
PHILIPTON
1 April 1879 to
Union
Area: Stockenstrom
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 30.12.1916      
PHISANTEFONTEIN
1 July 1873 to April 1902
Area: Victoria West
Renamed to Loxton
1   BONC "52"   ??.??.1877 02.03.1883  
2   1C "Blank" Day in manuscript November 1885 28.12.1878 05.02.1900  
       
PHOKWANI (SIDING)
May 1896 to February 1899
Unknown to July 1899
April 1903 to August 1904

Area: Taung
Renamed to Pokwani
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   18.10.1890 14.03.1904  
3   1C "CGH" Spelt Siding 27.03.1899 12.02.1904