Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices WOOLDRIDGE to WYNBERG

WOOLDRIDGE
January 1876 to
Union 
Area: Peddie
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 25.12.1916 10.03.1906 30.05.1910  
WORCESTER
1 December 1821 to
Union 
Area: Worcester
Population 1904: 7885
1   CROWN     26.09.1828 02.07.1842 250
       
2   BONC "15"   03.12.1868 05.11.1895  
3   OVAL   Seen Black and red
Rated as 4 by Goldblatt
02.12.1853 20.10.1871 40
       
4   1C "Blank" Name 8 to 4 o'clock 19.03.1879 19.10.1895  
       
5   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock 15.11.1879 30.05.1899  
6   1C "CGH"   17.10.1889 15.11.1900  
       
7   SQC "CGH"   Format 2 + 2 04.03.1895 04.01.1900  
8   SQC "CGH" Format 2 + 4 03.02.1897 26.02.1898  
9   2C "Bars + cross"   Type 1
4 types recorded
First seen: 28.03.1901
Last seen: 21.02.1912
(For all 4 types)
13.09.1905    
       
10   2C "Bars + cross"
Type 2

4 types recorded
First seen: 28.03.1901
Last seen: 21.02.1912
(For all 4 types)
     
11   2C "Bars + cross" Type 3

4 types recorded
Elongated cross
First seen: 28.03.1901
Last seen: 21.02.1912
(For all 4 types)
     
12   2C "Bars + cross"   Type 4
4 types recorded
First seen: 28.03.1901
Last seen: 21.02.1912
(For all 4 types)
     
WORCESTER STATION
1 January 1877 to
Union 
Area: Worcester
1   BONC "344"   13.04.1877 ??.??.1883  
2   1C "Blank"     13.04.1877 26.03.1885  
WUPPERTHAL
July 1860 to
Union 
Area: Clanwilliam
Population 1875: 694
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   DARC DARC New find 19.05.1878
(Aab)
   
3   1C "Blank" Name 8 to 4 o'clock 21.04.1884
(Frescura)
08.03.1901
(Frescura)
 
4   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 10.09.1938
12.08.1904
(Frescura)
30.05.1910  
       
WYDER'S RIVER
May 1888 to
Union 
Area: Riversdale
1   BONC "666" or "999"   03.04.1899 04.11.1901  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 11.05.1914 03.04.1899 30.05.1910  
       
WYNAND'S RIVER
1859 to February 1889
July 1895 to Union 
Area: Oudtshoorn
1   BONC "485"   26.09.1885    
2   1C "RIVER"   Name top and bottom 26.09.1885    
WYNBERG
1827 to Union
Area: Cape Town
Population 1904: 18447
1   OCT-NUM "6"          
2   BONC "9" Also used at Plumstead 13.07.1872 29.12.1896  
       
3   OVAL       15.12.1853 15.09.1864 300
4   DARC     03.03.1874 05.12.1880  
       
5   1C "Blank"   23.06.1881 20.12.1893  
       
6   1C "CGH"   Shorter rounded typeface 24.07.1894 29.11.1906  
       
7   1C "CGH" Taller rounded typeface 07.02.1896 05.07.1904  
       
8   SQC "CGH"   Format 2 + 4 23.08.1897 26.10.1900  
       
9   SQC "CGH" Format 3 + 3 16.06.1897 16.10.1901  
10   RELIEF     08.05.1905 16.03.1908  
11   2C "CGH" Spelt Wynberg 07.06.1902 05.01.1903  
12   2C "Bars + cross"   Spelt Wynberg Cape
Dot separator
Last seen 10.07.1912
07.07.1904 30.05.1910  
13   2C "Bars + cross" Spelt Wynberg Cape
No dot separator
Last seen 18.07.1911
03.09.1908 30.05.1910  
14   2C "Bars + cross"   Spelt Wynberg Cape
Separated with hyphen
Name 9 to 3 o'clock
30.12.1903 02.09.1904  
15   2C "Bars + cross"   Spelt Wynberg Cape
Separated with hyphen
Name 8 to 4 o'clock
15.09.1909    
16   2C "Bars + cross"   Spelt Wynberg
Thinner typeface
20.07.1905    
17   2C "Bars + cross"   Spelt Wynberg
Thicker typeface
30.04.1906    
WYNBERG CAMP
April 1888 to January 1889
July 1890 to June 1893

Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "662"   28.11.1888 31.10.1908  
2   1C "CGH"   26.04.1889 31.10.1908