Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices PUDIMOE to RABULA

PUDIMOE
16 October 1886 to 1898
Area: Taung
Not recorded
PUTFONTEIN
February 1883 to November 1901
September 1902 to July 1904
Area: Aberdeen
1   BONC "480"   25.09.1884    
2   1C "Blank"     25.09.1884 03.06.1892  
PUTTER'S KRAAL
December 1897 to October 1901
August 1902 to March 1903
Area: Queenstown
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     10.02.1900    
PUTZONDERWATER
December 1902 to
Union
Area: Prieska
1   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 18.07.1919 27.11.1908 30.05.1910  
       
QUACH'S NEK
See Basutoland
QOQODALA
November 1894 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     20.08.1906    
QUAGGA
June 1896 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
1   BONC "1009"   07.08.1900 09.04.1902  
2   1C "CGH"   07.08.1900 09.04.1902  
       
QUAGGA'S FONTEIN
March 1884 to 1 May 1895
Area: Beaufort West
Renamed to Dunedin
Not recorded
QUEENSTOWN
5 July 1853 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
Population 1904: 9616
1   BONC "11"   08.03.1875 16.07.1894  
2   BONC "145" Format: 3-3-3 13.12.1875 15.04.1887  
       
3   BONC "145" Format: 4-5-4 11.08.1882 19.07.1886  
       
4   BONC "632"   14.07.1887 23.01.1888  
5   OVAL     29.10.1856 27.06.1865 100
       
6   1C "CAPE COLONY"   26.09.1866 11.11.1877  
       
7   1C "Blank" Name 8 to 4 o'clock 14.04.1879 14.10.1887  
       
8   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 11.12.1920
03.05.1904 30.05.1910  
9   1C "CGH" Name 8 to 4 o'clock
Rounded typeface
24.04.1892 15.08.1905  
       
10   1C "CGH" Name 8 to 4 o'clock
Slightly compact typeface
24.08.1896 17.09.1900  
11   1C "CGH" Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Taller compact typeface
10.07.1893 27.06.1898  
       
12   1C "TOWN" Name top and bottom 02.05.1881 06.04.1884  
13   SQC "CGH"   Format: 1 + 2 06.04.1900    
14   SQC "CGH"   Format: 1 + 3 10.09.1898 15.11.1901  
15   HOODED     13.05.1888 11.09.1900
(Putzel)
 
16   2C "Bars + cross" Type 1

Frescura reports 4 types
First seen: 05.01.1903
Last seen: 01.08.1910
For all 4 types
14.12.1906 22.05.1907  
17   2C "Bars + cross"
Type 2

Frescura reports 4 types
First seen: 05.01.1903
Last seen: 01.08.1910
For all 4 types
09.10.1908 04.01.1909  
18   2C "Bars + cross"   Frescura reports 4 types
First seen: 05.01.1903
Last seen: 01.08.1910
For all 4 types
     
19   2C "Bars + cross"   Frescura reports 4 types
First seen: 05.01.1903
Last seen: 01.08.1910
For all 4 types
     
20 REGISTERED OVAL "QUEENSTOWN"   19.08.1898 20.06.1901  
QUEENSTOWN STATION TO
1885 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
Not recorded
QUEEN STREET
May 1893 to June 1894
January 1896 to May 1896
May 1899 to
Union
Area: Port Elizabeth
Renamed from Adderley Street
1   BONC "740" Illegible date      
2 PE 1C "CGH"  Last seen: 12.08.1910 30.03.1900 30.05.1910  
       
3   1C "PORT ELIZABETH"   31.12.1904 22.10.1908  
QUMBU
8 February 1877 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
Population 1904: 217
1   BONC "264"   17.01.1895 22.04.1902  
2   1C "Blank"   03.01.1886 04.09.1903  
3   1C "TO"   17.01.1895 03.06.1902  
       
4   2C "Bars + cross"     17.12.1905 26.05.1915  
QUNU
May 1905 to Union
Area: Tembuland
Renamed from Mtentu
1   BONC "593"     ??.??.1889    
(2)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 15.11.1911
Last seen: 07.02.1915
     
QUTHING
See Basutoland
RABULA
July 1895 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   07.10.1898 13.09.1909