Postal History of KENYA

Post Offices AHERO to BONDO

AHERO
Small settlement 14 miles from Kisumu
Opened 1950 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"   Large Skeleton type   24.10.1922
(Proud)

20.11.1953
(Proud)

5
2   1C "KENYA"   Star above date   18.10.1955
(Proud)

12.04.1963
(Proud)

5

AINOBKOI
Agency under Eldoret
Opened 1928 to
1963

1   DR "KENYA"       30.12.1930
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

4

AKALA
Agency under Eldoret
Opened 1950 to
1956
Transfered to Ndori

1   1C "KENYA"   Large Skeleton type   05.09.1953
(Proud)

28.07.1955
(Proud)

15
2   1C "KENYA"     Star below date   30.12.1955
(Proud)

26.06.1956
(Proud)

20

ALEXANDRIA
In Jubaland
Opened 1919 to
1925
Ceded to Italy

Unknown

ASEMBO BAY (ASEMBA BAY)
On Lake Victoria, 30 miles from Kisumu
Opened 1935 to
1957

1   2C "KENYA"     Asembo and Bay
with a gap
26.06.1935
(Proud)

17.06.1947
(Aab)

12
2   2C "KENYA"     Asembo and Bay
no gap
10.09.1947
(Proud)

03.01.1948
(Proud)

20
3   1C "Blank"     Spelt Asemba Bay
Only two copies known
08.10.1948
(Proud)

 

200
4   1C "KENYA"       Asembo and Bay
no gap
01.01.1950
(Proud)

15.10.1950
(Proud)

25
5   1C "KENYA"       Asembo and Bay
with a gap
Only one copy known
??.12.1950
(Proud)

 

200
6   2C "KENYA"       02.09.1953
(Proud)

11.10.1957
(Proud)

12

ATHI RIVER
Postal Agency on railway 18 miles from Nairobi
Opened 1904 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"       Large postmark
Only one copy known
??.03.1916
(Proud)

 

200
2   1C "Blank"       08.12.1921
(Proud)

26.03.1923
(Proud)

40
3   DR "KENYA"       25.09.1924
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

4

BANANA HILL
Postal Agency under Limuru
Opened 1956 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"       10.12.1956
(Proud)

08.02.1961
(Proud)

12
2   1C "KENYA"       Limuru on right side 30.01.1963
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

10

BARINGO
Postal Agency near Lake Baringo
Opened 1902 to
1917

1   1C "E.A.P."       03.06.1903
(Proud)

09.01.1914
(Proud)

40

BOHRA ROAD NAIROBI
Branch Office of Nairobi
Opened 1953 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"       05.03.1953
(Proud)

04.11.1954
(Proud)

4
2   2C "NAIROBI"     B.O. after Bohra Rd
Thin lines on side
Time code hour above date
19.07.1954
(Proud)

24.04.1962
(Proud)

2
3   2C "NAIROBI"       Thin lines on side
Time code C above date
06.09.1954
(Proud)

11.10.1962
(Proud)

2

4   1C "NAIROBI"       Skeleton
Only one copy recorded
24.02.1961
(Proud)

 

60
5 "KENYA" 2C "NAIROBI"     No B.O. 10.03.1961
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

4

BOMET
Postal Agency under Sotik
Opened 1954 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"     Large postmark 25.10.1954
(Proud)

20.02.1961
(Proud)

8
2   1C "KENYA"       Small Postmark 09.11.1962
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

8

BONDENI NAKURU
Postal Agency under Sotik
Opened 1961 to
1963

1   1C "KENYA"     Nakuru behind Bondeni 01.09.1961
(Proud)

31.10.1961
(Proud)

12

BONDO

1   1C "KENYA"       Large postmark 20.01.1951
(Proud)

12.11.1953
(Proud)

15
2   1C "KENYA"     Small Postmark
Star above date
31.12.1955
(Proud)

11.12.1963
(Proud)

8