Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices WALDECK'S PLANT to WATERLOO

WALDECK'S PLANT
1882 to June 1900

Area: Barkly East
1   BONC "412"   ??.??.1888    
2   1C "PLANT"   Name top and bottom 27.10.1899    
WALFISH BAY
13 December 1861 to 1866
1878 to
Union 
Area: Namaqualand - now part of Namibia -
Population 1904: 997
1   BONC "300"   27.09.1889 04.03.1899  
2   1C "BAY"
Name top and bottom 27.09.1889 02.06.1891  
Name top and bottom
Brought back to use
28.06.1909    
3   1C "Blank"     13.12.1893 11.11.1895  
4   1C "Emblem" Destroyed by fire 23.06.1909 23.07.1892 13.06.1909  
       
5   Manuscript     20.06.1909 05.07.1909  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Destroyed by fire 23.06.1909 09.11.1903 09.06.1909  
       
7   2C "Bars + cross"
Very similar to number 6
See "S"
Last seen: 10.09.1914
01.01.1910
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
WALLE KRAAL
March 1886 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
1   BONC "?"   Illegible 14.07.1901    
2   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 18.09.1914 14.07.1901 30.05.1910  
WALMER
December 1891 to
Union
Area: Port Elizabeth
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 01.10.1926 10.08.1896 30.05.1910  
       
3   1C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 01.05.1924 07.03.1910 30.05.1910  
WALTHOORNS KRAAL
February 1882 to December 1891

Area: Britstown
Renamed to Berry Bank
1   1C "Dot" New find 22.07.1891
(Putzel)
   
WARM BATHS
April 1898 to August 1900
Area: Clanwilliam
Not recorded
WARRENDALE
5 December 1882 to
Union
Area: East London
Renamed from Nelson's Ward
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 19.03.1913 07.08.1884 30.05.1910  
WARRENTON
May 1882 to 17 October 1899
April 1900 to
Union 
Area: Kimberley
1   BONC "404"   23.05.1887(Aab) 22.04.1895  
2   1C "Blank"   15.11.1883 21.08.1898  
Used by Boer forces 21.12.1899 06.02.1900  
       
3   1C "Dot"     29.06.1892 23.02.1905  
4   1C "CGH" Last seen: 18.03.1913 27.08.1900 30.05.1910  
       
WARRENTON STATION
April 1891 to 17 October 1899
April 1900 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   BONC "796"     ??.??.1891    
2   1C "CGH" CGH compact 30.09.1894 01.05.1897  
3   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 07.12.1925 01.09.1900 30.05.1910  
WAR TRAIL
15 June 1890 to November 1899
April 1900 to April 1902
March 1903 to
Union 
Area: Barkly East
1   BONC "770"     ??.??.1893 06.07.1897  
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 21.06.1929 22.09.1893 30.05.1910  
WATERVALL - PAARL -
1881 to August 1886
Area: Paarl
Not recorded
WATERVALL - RIVERSDALE -
October 1895 to December 1896
Area: Riversdale
Not recorded
WATERFORD
May 1879 to September 1901
July 1902 to
Union
Area: Jansenville
1   BONC "143" Reported by Frescura      
2   1C "UITENHAGE" Last seen: 02.08.1911 10.03.1891
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
WATERLOO
December 1905 to
Union
Area: Colesburg
Not recorded