Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices WAVERLEY to WESSELTON

WAVERLEY
January 1904 to
Union
Area: Tarka
Renamed from Klein Haasfontein
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 13.12.1920 31.05.1902 30.05.1910  
       
WEBSTERS ZUURBERG
1875 to February 1896
1878 to
Union 
Area: Somerset East
Renamed from Grobelaar's
Renamed to Ann's Villa
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   04.10.1879 21.12.1895  
WELBEDACHT
November 1898 to
Union 
Area: Oudtshoorn
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 13.11.1912      
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 10.09.1943 10.06.1899 30.05.1910  
       
WELCOME WOOD
September 1882 to
Union 
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 24.04.1911 17.04.1903 30.05.1910  
WELGELEGEN
18 May 1859 to 1 April 1868

Area: Uniondale
Renamed to Vlugt
1   DARC     21.08.1862 24.02.1863  
WELGEVONDEN
1880 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC "297" Date illegible
Used at Plein Street
1884 to 1901
     
2   1C "Dot"     20.06.1902    
WELLFOUND
December 1893 to
Union
Area: Jansenville
(1)   BONC     Probable
Could be 257
     
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 05.11.1914 25.08.1894 30.05.1910  
WELLINGTON
25 March 1846 to
Union 
Area: Paarl
Population 1904: 4881
1   OCT-NUM "13"   ??.??.1849 ??.??.1853  
2   BONC "34" Rounded head to "3" 06.03.1875 ??.??.1899  
3   OVAL   Rated as 5 by Goldblatt 21.12.1853 30.04.1867 60
4   1C "CAPE COLONY"   27.02.1869 15.01.1898  
       
5   1C "Blank" 22mm Name 7 to 5 o'clock 10.07.1879 28.04.1902  
       
6   1C "Blank" 22mm Name 9 to 3 o'clock

Codes A and C seen
08.08.1885 15.03.1904  
       
7   1C "Blank" 25mm Name 9 to 3 o'clock

Last seen: 07.12.1925
AM/PM time code
12.12.1883 30.05.1910  
       
8   1C "Dot"     17.04.1898    
9   1C "CGH"     15.12.1898 12.03.1904  
10   SQC "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 15.03.1913 08.11.1897
(John Lund)
30.05.1910  
       
(11)   RELIEF   First seen: 06.07.1910
Last seen: 05.08.1910
     
(12)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 30.09.1910
Last seen: 08.12.1913
     
WELLINGTON STATION
18 December 1867 to Union
Area: Paarl
1   BONC "1062"   27.07.1898 27.06.1900  
       
2   1C "RO"     06.11.1883    
3   1C "STATION"   25.02.1880    
       
4   1C "Blank"   Spelt: STN 02.10.1871 15.11.1873  
5   RELIEF   Spelt: STN
New discovery
12.06.1901    
       
6   1C "Blank"   Spelt: STATION 15.02.1899 11.02.1905  
       
7   1C "CGH"   20.02.1890 14.12.1900  
       
8   2C "Bars + cross"   04.12.1905 01.02.1907  
9   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 29.04.1914 27.11.1909 30.05.1910  
10   2C "STATION"   Last seen: 28.11.1912 02.06.1906 30.05.1910  
WELTEVREDEN
1881 to March 1883
Area: Cradock
Not recorded
WESLEY
December 1896 to July 1902
October 1902 to
Union
Area: Peddie
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 16.07.1943 10.09.1898 30.05.1910  
WESSELTON
June 1890 to December 1909
Area: Kimberley
1   BONC "737"   Also used at Beaconsfield 25.02.1901    
2   1C "?"     25.02.1901