Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ROODEKOP to ST. CUTHBERTS

ROODEKOP
April 1887 to May 1891
Area: Carnarvon
Not recorded
ROODE KRANTZ
September 1893 to
Union
Area: Somerset East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 13.04.1912      
ROODE NEK
August 1894 to December 1899
January 1900 to
Union
Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 26.06.1920 30.06.1901 30.05.1910  
       
ROODEWAL - Uitenhage -
1863 to September 1877
Area: Uitenhage
Renamed from Kariega Junction (1863
renamed to Kriega (1877)
Not recorded
ROODEWAL - Robertson -
16 October 1878 to August 1887
Area: Robertson
Not recorded
ROOIBERG
10 October 1882 to June 1883
Area: Calvinia
Not recorded
ROOI RIVER
March 1895 to
Union
Area: Uniondale
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 24.04.1924
Last seen: 02.11.1943
     
ROSEBANK
1 August 1874 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   SQUARE BONC "2"   08.12.1880 21.11.1888  
2   BONC "106"     01.05.1877 01.05.1887  
3   BONC "822"   30.09.1892 15.09.1899  
4   1C "Blank"   01.05.1877 06.07.1894  
       
5   1C "CGH" 9 to 3 o'clock
Smaller typeface
26.07.1895 12.02.1902  
6   1C "CGH"   Taller compact typeface
Last seen: 10.10.1911
03.05.1899 30.05.1910  
       
7   2C "Bars + cross"   15.09.1903 21.11.1908  
       
8 CAPE 2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 09.02.1916 ??.11.1900 30.05.1910  
       
9   1C "Relief" New find 2?.04.1910    
       
ROSEGLEN
June 1903 to
Union
Area: Hay
Not recorded
ROSEMOUNT
March 1909 to
Union
Area: East London
Renamed from Woodbrook
Not recorded
ROSMEAD
1 March 1898 to
Union
Area: Middelburg
Renamed from Middelburg Road
1   BONC "1091"   08.05.1899 07.01.1901  
       
2   1C "CGH"   05.06.1898 31.07.1907  
       
3   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 14.04.1924 06.07.1902 30.05.1910  
       
ROSSELERF
October 1908 to
Union
Area: Prince Albert
Renamed from Remhoogte
Not recorded
ROUX'S POST
July 1907 to
Union
Area: Laingsburg
1   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 17.11.1913
Last seen: 12.??.1934
     
RUIGTE POORT
October 1892 to June 1900

Area: Colesburg
1   BONC "486"   12.09.1898    
2   1C "?"     12.09.1898    
RUIGTE VLEI
February 1864 to March 1885
April 1889 to January 1905
Area: Knysna
1   OVAL       03.02.1864   600
RUNNYMEDE
August 1896 to January 1899
Area: Cathcart
Not recorded
RUTLAND
March 1891 to October 1899
Unknown to February 1903
Area: Barkly West
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     08.05.1895    
RUYTERBOSCH
1882 to
Union
Area: Mossel Bay
1   BONC "194"   02.05.1892 25.05.1900  
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 05.10.1912 27.05.1892 30.05.1910  
       
RYNO
August 1905 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 14.12.1912
Last seen: 22.06.1917
     
ST. CUTHBERTS
June 1899 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
1   BONC "973"   04.11.1899 23.03.1904  
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 15.10.1923 04.11.1899 30.05.1910