Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices STERKFONTEIN to STORMBERG JUNCTION

STERKFONTEIN
1882 to November 1884
Area: Hanover
Not recorded
STERKSPRUIT
November 1897 to
Union
Area: Herschel
1   BONC "1108"   16.05.1900 25.03.1902  
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 25.02.1923 16.05.1900 30.05.1910  
       
STERKSTROOM
1881 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
Population 1904: 1737
1   BONC "276" 8mm high
(6.5mm used at Tarkastad)
22.03.1895 11.06.1896  
2   1C "Blank"     08.11.1893 22.03.1895  
3   1C "CGH"   9 to 3 o'clock 24.11.1891 08.10.1905  
       
4   1C "CGH" 8 to 4 o'clock 22.03.1895 31.10.1908  
5   2C "Bars + cross" Smaller typeface
Last seen: 02.07.1917
25.02.1905 30.05.1910  
6   2C "Bars + cross" Larger typeface
Last seen: 29.06.1914
26.08.1909 30.05.1910  
7   One-Liner          
STERKSTROOM STATION
Ocober 1883 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"     17.11.1898 19.11.1899  
3   1C "Blank"   27.08.1903 21.02.1910  
STETTYN
November 1896 to
Union
Area: Worcester
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 05.06.1937
Last seen: 10.02.1939
     
STEYNSBURG
1873 to
Union
Area: Steynsburg
Renamed from Groot Vlei
Population 1904: 2250
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   DARC       10.09.1875 27.04.1879  
3   1C "Blank"   16.05.1905 19.09.1906  
4   1C "CGH" Last seen: 18.10.1911 24.10.1897 30.05.1910  
       
5 PO 1C "Dot" Last seen: 26.12.1910 24.12.1884 30.05.1910  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross"   04.08.1905 16.01.1908  
STEYNSBURG STATION TO
1891 to
Union
Area: Steynsburg
Not recorded
STEYTLERVILLE
September 1879 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
Population 1904: 875
1   BONC "218"   ??.??.1892 24.03.1902  
2   1C "Blank"   30.09.1893 22.06.1904  
       
3   RELIEF "Dot"   Relief type 04.01.1905 17.03.1905  
4   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 29.08.1911 31.03.1905 30.05.1910  
       
STIKLAND SIDING
March 1905 to May 1910

Area: Cape Town
1   2C "Bars + cross" New discovery
3 postcards from the same correspondence known
25.06.1907 16.07.1907  

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STOCKDALE
September 1901 to May 1903

Area: Somerset East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"     27.05.1902 11.12.1902  
STOLSVLAKTE
December 1895 to July 1898
December 1906 to Union
Area: Ousdtshoorn
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "?"
John Lund
NEW FIND      
3   2C "Bars + cross"     27.05.1910    
STOOTJE
December 1871 to 1878
1882 to February 1885
Area: Alexandria
Not recorded
STORMBERG JUNCTION
July 1891 to 24 November 1899
13 March 1900 to
Union
Area: Molteno
1   BONC "777" Also used at Springfontein ORC
27.04.1900 to 07.05.1900
04.04.1898    
2   1C "CGH"   Small blocked type 15.08.1894 28.08.1905  
3   1C "CGH" Used by Boer forces 25.12.1899 20.02.1900  
4   1C "CGH" Tall compact type 12.01.1901 03.04.1905