Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices WEST BANK to WINDMILL

WEST BANK
July 1887 to
Union
Area: East London
1   BONC "370"   08.02.1882 24.04.1902  
2   1C "WEST BANK" Name top and bottom 08.02.1882 24.04.1902  
       
3   1C "TO" EAST LONDON WEST 10.04.1901 13.12.1901  
4   2C "Bars + cross"   EAST LONDON WEST 04.03.1903    
5   2C "Blank" WEST BANK
Last seen: 12.10.1915
24.11.1903 30.05.1910  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" WEST BANK
New discovery
02.04.1906
(Aab)
   
WEST END
March 1900 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
WEST LONDON
February 1902 to
Union 
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 05.06.1918 17.09.1906 30.05.1910  
       
WEST WASCHBANK
July 1897 to January 1901
Area: Wodehouse
Not recorded
WHEATLANDS
1875 to
Union 
Area: Graff-Reinet
Renamed from Buffels Hoek
1   BONC "257"   11.02.1894    
2   DARC       29.04.1876 02.03.1877  
3   1C "Blank"
http://www.michael-hamilton.com
  07.01.1884 13.04.1906  
       
WHITTLESEA
5 July 1853 to
Union 
Area: Queenstown
1   OVAL  
/www.heinrich-koehler.de
  14.04.1859 13.12.1880 100
2   1C "Dot"   01.11.1886 11.03.1903  
       
3   2C "Bars + crosst" Last seen: 27.10.1910 ??.02.1904
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
WILDEBEESTEKUIL
June 1903 to
Union
Area: Steynsburg
Not recorded
WILDEBEESTE PAN
March 1885 to June 1886
Area: Hopetown
Not recorded
WILDFONTEIN
September 1895 to
Union
Area: Colesburg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
Last seen: 20.04.1920 11.02.1904 30.05.1910  
WILLEM'S RIVER
September 1893 to January 1900

Area: Calvinia
Renamed from Oorlogs Kloof
Renamed to Nieuwoudtville
(1)   BONC     Probable
781 used at Nieuwoudtville
     
2   1C "CGH"
John Carter
  07.??.1894
(John Cater)
   
WILLISTON
September 1883 to 1 July 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Fraserburg
Renamed from Amandelboom
(1)   BONC     Probable
Could be 1375
     
2   1C "Dot"   20.03.1896 19.04.1909  
(3)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 02.08.1911
Last seen: 12.12.1913
     
WILLOWGROVE
August 1895 to August 1900
Area: Albert
Not recorded
WILLOWMORE (WILLOW)
6 January 1860 to
Union 
Area: Willowmore
Population 1904: 2167
1   BONC "66"   ??.??.1882 28.03.1896  
2   DARC   Spelt Willow 03.04.1862 22.08.1873  
       
3   1C "CAPE COLONY"   20.11.1877 30.03.1909  
       
4   1C "Blank"     23.02.1886 22.10.1901  
5   1C "TO"   21.12.1893 01.05.1910  
6   1C "CGH" Last seen: 21.12.1912 08.06.1899 30.05.1910  
       
7   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 23.01.1912 03.03.1902
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
WILLOWMORE STATION TO
 1902 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
Not recorded
WILLOW PARK
15 July 1868 to December 1883
Area: Wodehouse
1   OVAL       08.10.1876 08.04.1877  
WILLOWVALE
February 1882 to November 1883
August 1887 to
Union
Area: Transkei
(1)   BONC     Probable
Could be 61
11.09.1895    
2   1C "Blank"   11.09.1895 07.06.1909  
       
(3)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 30.07.1910
Last seen: 17.02.1919
     
WINDMILL
October 1890 to Union
Area: Paarl
1   BONC "766" Date illegible      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 03.08.1937 05.02.1900 30.05.1910