Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices SELBORNE RAIL to SIMONSTOWN

SELBORNE RAIL TO
October 1906 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
Not recorded
SARJEANT'S RIVER
January 1898 to January 1900

Area: Caledon
1   1C "?"   Probably CGH 08.12.1902    
SETEBA WEILA
September 1907 to July 1909

Area: Griqualand East
1   2C "Bars + cross"   12.03.1908 02.07.1909  
SETLAGOLI
August 1886 to 14 October 1899
Unknown to
Union
Area: Mafeking
Incorporated to the CGH on 16 November 1895
1   1C "BECHUANALAND" Last seen: 16.06.1925
See British Bechuanaland
for earlier postmarks
16.11.1895 30.05.1910  
       
SEVEN FOUNTAINS
1 April 1869 to 1870
26 April 1879 to
Union
Area: Albany
Renamed from Nazaar (1869)
Renamed to Nazaar (1870)
Renamed from Nazaar (1879)
1   BONC "167"   30.01.1889 31.07.1890  
2   1C "FOUNTAINS" Name top and bottom
Last seen: 06.08.1924
31.07.1890 30.05.1910  
       
SEVEN WEEKS POORT
1880 to
Union
Area: Laingsburg
1   BONC "773" Date illegible      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 07.05.1934 17.08.1896 30.05.1910  
SEYMOUR
1877 to 1872
September 1883 to
Union
Area: Stockenstrom
Population 1904: 494
Renamed from Elands Post (1877)
Renamed to Eland's Post (1880
Renamed from Elands Post (1883)
1   BONC "641"     30.11.1888 25.02.1900  
(2)   OVAL     Elands Post was used until 1896      
3   1C "Dot"   18.11.1884 15.03.1905  
       
4   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 21.06.1922 01.11.1905 30.05.1910  
       
SHAW PARK
1880 to January 1884
1898 to
Union
Area: Bathurst
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 15.03.1913 28.01.1899 30.05.1910  
SHELDON
August 1892 to
Union
Area: Somerset East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 04.06.1924 02.03.1896 30.05.1910  
SHERBORNE
August 1889 to
Union
Area: Middelburg
1   BONC "706"     08.12.1892 24.04.1899  
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 11.07.1917 08.12.1892 30.05.1910  
       
SHILOH
November 1897 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
1   BONC "1087" Last seen: 06.03.1911 25.11.1897 30.05.1910  
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 06.03.1911 28.11.1898 30.05.1910  
       
SIBERIA
October 1894 to January 1895
February 1906 to 22 November 1899
February 1900 to August 1901

Unknown to
Union
Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 15.10.1913 09.05.1908 30.05.1910  
SIDBURY
11 July 1844 to Union
Area: Bathurst
Up to 1852 called Oliphantshoek
1   OCT-NUM "39"     ??.??.1850    
       
(2)   BONC     Probable      
3   OVAL       20.12.1853 ??.09.1888 600
4   1C "Dot"
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Last seen: 29.08.1922 10.06.1899 30.05.1910  
SILKSTONE
May 1903 to March 1905
Area: Albert
Not recorded
SILVERVALE
1881 to
Union
Area: Komgha
1   1C "Dot"
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New discovery
 
26.09.1904
(Hamilton)
   
SIMONDIUM
1 September 1861 to 1867
1 March 1878 to
Union
Area: Paarl
1   BONC "378"   29.03.1889 15.11.1900  
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 30.01.1924 08.09.1892 30.05.1910  
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 24.01.1924 15.11.1900 30.05.1910  
SIMONSTOWN
29 November 1811 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   OCT-NUM "8"   ??.??.1850    
2   CROWN         80
       
3   BONC "27"   27.03.1868 21.09.1886  
4   OVAL     ??.03.1854 27.03.1868 100
       
5   1C "CAPE COLONY"   16.03.1871 13.11.1900  
       
6   1C "Blank"   Date illegible      
7   HOODED     11.01.1889 10.12.1902  
       
8   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 13.12.1913 09.03.1904 30.05.1910  
       
SIMONSTOWN STATION TO
1895 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
(1)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 13.02.1911      
(2)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 17.02.1911