Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices VENTERSBURG to VICTORIA WEST

VENTERSBURG
1 September 1876 to May 1883

Area: Albert
Renamed to Venterstad
1   BONC "270"   Later Venterstad
Numeral 12mm wide
15.01.1883    
2   1C "Blank"     15.01.1883    
VENTERSTAD
May 1883 to 20 November 1899
22 March 1900 to
Union 
Area: Albert
Renamed from Ventersburg
1   BONC "270" Ventersdorp 15.01.1883 02.08.1893 28.08.1893  
2   BONC "450"     01.08.1894 09.01.1907  
Used by Boer forces 08.01.1900    
       
       
3   1C "Blank"   09.03.1885 08.01.1896  
       
4   1C "CGH"
Last seen: 09.11.1921 22.12.1898 30.05.1910  
Used by Boer forces 17.12.1899 17.02.1900  
       
VERLOOREN VALLEI
December 1885 to December 1887
April 1888 to June 1895
Area: Piquetberg
Renamed from Wittedrift
Renamed to Redelinghuis
Not recorded
VERMAAK
Juky 1894 to June 1897
(TO until
Union)
Area: Albert
1   BONC "8??"   Illegible 04.09.1894    
2   1C "CGH"     04.09.1894    
       
VERMAAKLYKHEID
June 1891 toSeptember 1895
April 1896 to
Union
Area: Riversdale
1   BONC "998"     19.05.1902    
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: ??.??.1932 19.05.1902 30.05.1910  
VICTORIA (WEST) ROAD
May 1883 to April 1904

Area: Victoria West
Renamed to Hutchinson
1   BONC "470"   ??.??.1889 13.11.1899  
2   1C "CGH"     23.04.1895 23.11.1901  
       
3   1C "Blank" New discovery 19.22.1901 01.02.1902  
       
4   1C "Dot"   25.04.1888
(Aab)
08.08.1893  
5   2C "Bars + cross"   12.09.1902 03.01.1904  
VICTORIA (WEST)
1 April 1846 to
Union 
Area: Victoria West
1   OCT-NUM "54" Only cover known BLUE 01.01.1849 20.08.1850  
2   BONC "13"   ??.??.1886 24.01.1890  
3   BONC "121"   23.02.1887 19.11.1887  
4   BONC "393"   15.06.1888 18.02.1901  
       
5   OVAL   VICTORIA
Rated as 4 by Goldblatt
01.03.1854 04.02.1871 40
       
6   OVAL     VICTORIA WEST 08.04.1871 25.08.1880 120
       
7   1C "Blank"   04.03.1882
(Frescura)
23.11.1903
(Frescura)
 
8   1C "WEST"   27.04.1884
(Frescura)
28.08.1895
(Frescura)
 
       
9   SQC "CGH" Last seen: 27.08.1924 28.04.1896 30.05.1910  
       
10   2C "Bars + cross"   9 to 3 o'clock 16.01.1904 19.06.1907  
11   2C "Bars + cross" 8 to 4 o'clock
Last seen: 11.12.1913
03.07.1909 30.05.1910  
VICTORIA WEST STATION TO
1905 to
Union 
Area: Victoria West
Not recorded