Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices TABASE to TAUNGS

TABASE
1896 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "916" Last seen: 06.10.1911 21.06.1896 30.05.1910  
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 25.01.1930 21.06.1896 30.05.1910  
       
3   RELIEF       20.04.1906    
TABLE MOUNTAIN
Before 1893 to  March 1897

Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "POST OFFICE"     02.06.1893    
TAFELBERG
March 1883 to
Union
Area: Middelburg
Renamed from Landplaats
1   BONC "57"   02.03.1895 26.05.1898  
2   BONC "102"     ??.10.1905    
3   1C "Blank"     04.11.1884    
4   1C "Dot" Last seen: 02.05.1925 21.07.1885 30.05.1910  
       
TAMACHA
February 1893 to
Union 
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 08.12.191? 16.09.1902 30.05.1910  
TAMBOERSFONTEIN
August 1888 to February 1906
July 1906 to Union
Area: Beaufort West
1   BONC "672"     13.10.1892 24.11.1892  
(2)   BONC "905"   needs confirmation 29.09.1892    
3   1C "CGH"     29.09.1892 ??.06.1905  
TARKASTAD
3 August 1865 to
Union
Area: Tarka
Population 1904: 2270
1   BONC "234"   04.10.1877 30.09.1894  
2   BONC "276"   Numeral 6.5 mm high
(8 mm used at Sterkstroom)
??.??.1881    
3   OVAL   Only STAD that is known as a double Oval 16.09.1873 16.05.1875 600
4   1C "CAPE COLONY"   23.10.1866 23.11.1878  
5   1C "Blank"   19.12.1884 21.01.1895  
       
6   1C "Blank" Last seen: 23.09.1911
Smaller typeface
11.03.1901 30.05.1910  
       
7   1C "Dot"   15.02.1888 03.02.1901  
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 26.08.1912 13.12.1907 30.05.1910  
       
(7)   RELIEF       18.11.19??    
TARKASTAD STATION TO
1900 to
Union
Area: Tarka
Not recorded
TAUNGS
16 November 1895 to 12 October 1899
June 1900 to
Union
Area: Taung
For earlier postmarks see British Bechuanaland
1   BONC "1148"   27.10.1901    
2   1C "BECHUANALAND" Used BB before 1895 16.11.1895 03.03.1899
(Aab)
 
       
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 21.12.1910 ??.??.1900 30.05.1910  
(4)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 14.01.1911      
(5)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 17.09.1911
Last seen: 01.04.1914
     
       
TAUNGS STATION
16 November 1895 to 12 October 1899
Unknown to
Union
Area: Taung
For earlier postmarks see British Bechuanaland
1   BONC "1154"   08.08.1900    
2   1C "CGH" Used BB before 1895
Last seen: 11.03.1914
16.11.1895 30.05.1910  
       
3   1C "Ornament"   Used BB before 1895 16.11.1895 11.03.1897