Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices VAAL VLEY to VELD DRIFT

VAAL VLEY
January 1894 to 
Union 
Area:Albany
1   BONC "160"     22.04.1905    
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 16.05.1913 13.05.1900 30.05.1910  
VALSCH RIVER
1859 to 1867
January 1905 to
Union 
Area: Riversdale
Renamed to The Grove (1870)
Renamrd from the Grove
Not recorded
VAN DER BYL'S KRAAL
July 1894 to 14 September 1901
Unknown to
Union 
Area: Beaufort West
Renamed to Merweville
1   BONC "785"   02.11.1900 23.08.1901  
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
  16.01.1896 23.08.1901  
VAN DER STEL'S SIDING TO
1 January 1906 to
Union 
Area: Stellenbosch
Renamed from Strand Road TO
Not recorded
VAN PUTTEN'S VLEI
December 1891 to Unknown
May 1902 to
Union 
Area: Clanwilliam
Renamed from Lambert's Bay
1   BONC "811"   23.01.1902 21.03.1910  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 16.07.1923 08.10.1902 30.05.1910  
       
VANRHYNSDORP
July 1885 to 8 August 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Vanrhynsorp
Renamed from Troe Troe
Population 1904: 588
1   BONC "253"     29.09.1877 23.09.1901  
2   BONC "253" Squared 3 10.11.1886 08.08.1900  
       
3   1C "Blank" Date illegible 02.10.1905
(Aab)
   
4   1C "Dot" Last seen: 24.07.1913 08.09.1886 30.05.1910  
       
(5)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 28.11.1910
Last seen: 13.06.1919
     
VANWYKSDORP
March 1904 to
Union
Area: Ladismith
Renamedfrom Roodeberg
1   BONC "1122"   30.12.1905    
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 11.05.1911
Last seen: 22.01.1926
     
VAN WYK'S KRAAL
March 1856 to June 1876
Area: Oudtshoorn
Renamed to Hazenjacht
Not recorded
VAN WYK'S VLEI
12 December 1882 to 13 March 1900
Unknown to 28 August 1901
Unknown to November 1901
August 1902 to
Union 
Area: Carnarvon
Renamed from Smous Kolk
1   BONC "449"   09.03.1890 25.07.1900  
       
2   1C "VLEI"   Name top and bottom 09.03.1890    
3   1C "CGH"   19.08.1897 26.03.1900  
       
4   1C "Blank" Last seen: 15.06.1924 09.05.1910 30.05.1910  
VARKENSKOP
1882 to July 1891
Area: Middelburg
Not recorded
VEEREN KRAAL
February 1895 to October 1901
November 1902 to
Union 
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 17.12.1942 10.04.1897 30.05.1910  
VELD DRIFT
1866 to 1872
April 1882 to January 1886

October 1908 to
Union 
Area: Piquetberg
Renamed to Roode Bay (1872)
Renamed to Roode Bay (1886)
Renamed from Roode Bay (1908)
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 15.12.1913 30.01.1909 30.05.1910