Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ST. GEORGES STREET to SANDFLATS

ST. GEORGES STREET
March 1898 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CAPE TOWN"
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Last seen: 12.07.1911 22.03.1898 30.05.1910  
       
3   SQC "CAPE TOWN" Last seen: 23.02.1914 03.08.1898 30.05.1910  
       
4 "CT" 2C "Bars + cross"   15.06.1904 25.01.1908  
       
ST. HELENA BAY
8 August 1853 to
Union
Area: Malmesbury
1   OVAL     Spelt St. Helena 08.09.1856    
2   OVAL   Spelt St. Helena-Bay 13.10.1866 06.11.1873 160

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3   1C "BAY"
( John Lund)
Name top and bottom
Last seen: 07.02.1944
16.05.1889 30.05.1910  
       
ST. HELENA FONTEIN
January 1866 to
Union
Area: Piquetberg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 02.11.1932 06.04.1901 30.05.1910  
ST. JAMES STATION RO
1896 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
ST. JOHNS RIVER
April 1879 to December 1894

Area: Pondoland
Renamed to Port St. Johns
1   BONC "320" Later used Port St. Johns 04.09.1880 07.08.1896  
2   1C "RIVER" Name top and bottom 27.07.1880 01.09.1893
(Aab)
 
       
ST. LUKES
June 1896 to December 1903
June 1904 to
Union
Area: East London
1   BONC "1006"   04.10.1897 29.06.1898  
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 08.07.1918 04.10.1897 30.05.1910  
ST. MARKS
10 September 1874 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "145" Format: 4-5-4 31.12.1875 01.08.1887  
2   BONC "206" Format: 4-5-4 10.07.1890 03.06.1897  
3   1C "Blank"   05.12.1876
(Aab)
15.05.1897  
4   1C "CGH"
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Last seen: 10.05.1915 22.09.1901 30.05.1910  
               
ST. MATTHEWS
1882 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
1   BONC "251"   16.10.1889 15.03.1890  
2   1C "Blank" 1884 year in Manuscript 06.12.1884 30.11.1889  
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 07.03.1923 04.06.1896 30.05.1910  
SALEM
29 September 1858 to 1863
1 July 1865 to Union
Area: Albany
1   1C   Salem in centre 30.06.1872 ??.??.1881  
2   1C "Dot"
John Lund
  ??.09.1884 18.12.1908  
SALTAIRE
January 1897 to
Union
Area: Somerset East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 11.10.1929 20.05.1900 30.05.1910  
SALTER'S POST
January 1903 to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 24.09.1911 12.11.1904 30.05.1910  
       
SALT PAN
November 1902 to September 1904
Area: Vryburg
Not recorded
SALT RIVER (STATION)
1 September 1868 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Renamed from Montagu Bridge
Using Oval Montagu Bridge until 3 November 1875
1   BONC "277" Numerals 7.5 mm high 03.02.1880 24.09.1895  
       
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"     23.04.1877    
3   1C "RIVER" Name top and bottom 13.12.1881 01.11.1902  
4   1C "STATION"   Name top and bottom 27.12.1876 02.10.1906
(Putzel)
 
5   1C "Blank" New find   02.03.1904
(Aab)
28.09.1904
(Aab)
6   SQC "CGH"   09.12.1897 01.02.1908  
       
7   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 17.12.1913 11.08.1909 30.05.1910  
       
SANDDRIFT
September 1894 to  15 October 1899
March 1900 to November 1901
November 1902 to Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"     07.09.1909    
SANDFLATS
21 Juky 1868 to
Union
Area: Alexandria
Population 1904: 296
1   BONC "119"   06.09.1894 13.12.1894  
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   04.05.1880 07.05.1906  
       
3 "PO" 1C "Dot"     03.06.1892
(Putzel)
   
4   RELIEF "Blank"   Relief postmark 11.05.1904 21.05.1904  
5   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 21.08.1913 19.02.1907 30.05.1910