Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices PNIEL to PORT BEAUFORT

PNIEL
Maty 1906 to 11 November 1907
Area: Barkly West
Not recorded
POKWANI
August 1904 to Union
Area: Taung
Renamed from Phokwani
1   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 11.04.1912 01.07.1905 30.05.1910  
       
PONT
1880 to 1882
Area: Knysna
Not recorded
POORTJE
August 1895 to 16 February 1900
23 March 1900 to
Union
Area: Prieska
1   BONC "54"   ??.??.1908    
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 20.06.1924 06.09.1909 30.05.1910  
POPLAR GROVE
March 1897 to February 1898
May 1902 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
1   BONC "1172"     07.12.1902    
2   1C "CGH"
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Last seen: 09.02.1922 07.12.1902 30.05.1910  
PORT ALFRED
3 July 1864 to
Union
Area: Bathurst
Renamed from Port Francis (1860)
Population 1904: 1598
1   OCT-NUM "51" Previously used at Bathurst 07.12.1874 30.06.1893  
Used with No. 3      
2   OVAL       09.05.1872 09.12.1877 120
3   1C "Blank"   20mm circle 03.06.1864 14.11.187?  
4   1C "Blank" 24mm circle 25.11.1880 23.03.1884  
5   1C "ALFRED" Name top and bottom 10.03.1885 15.10.1897  
6   1C "CGH" Last seen: 04.03.1913 23.01.1899 30.05.1910  
       
7   1C     Relief postmark 24.12.1898    
PORT ALFRED STATION TO
1906 to
 Union
Area: Bathurst
Not recorded
PORT BEAUFORT
1830 to 1839
25 April 1846 to
Union
Area: Swellendam
1   OCT-NUM "31"     26.11.1853    
2   OVAL     23.03.1854 31.01.1885 300
       
(3)   DARC     Despatched 1857      
4   1C "Blank"   16.07.1891 21.12.1901