Postal History of KENYA

Post Offices KIPINI to KISUMU

KIPINI
1907 to 08.05.1923 01.01.1960
Harbour 70 Km south of lamu

1   1C "Blank"     06.01.1913
(Proud)
  350
2   DR "E.A.P."     19.02.1916
(Proud)
29.06.1921
(Proud)
80
3   DR "KENYA"   01.04.1931
(Proud)
03.08.1955
(Proud)
12

KIPKABUS
15.11.1925 to 11.12.1963
Postal agency on railway line at mile 539. Upgraded to post office 1938.

1   2C "KENYA"   16.05.1926
(Proud)
14.08.1926
(Proud)
150
2   DR "KENYA"   24.12.1927
(Proud)
11.12.1963
(Proud)
3
       

KIPKARREN (RIVER)
01.03.1925 to 1929
10.08.1930 to 01.05.1932
01.05.1935 to 31.10.1939
1948 to unknown
 01.02.1953 to
11.12.1963
Postal agency on railway line at mile 597

1   DR "KENYA"     12.05.1927
(Proud)
03.01.1928
(Proud)
100
10.08.1930
(Proud)
16.09.1930
(Proud)
100
01.05.1935
(Proud)
31.10.1939
(Proud)
70
2   1C "KENYA"   River added 13.09.1928
(Proud)
  300
3   2C "KENYA" River added
Using violet 1959 to 1961
10.04.1953
(Proud)
14.03.1963
(Proud)
12

KIPSONOI
03.01.1922 to 01.08.1922

Not recorded

KISSI
1909 to 11.12.1963
45 km from Kericoa. PO from 1937 onwards

1   1C "EAP"   10.06.1910
(Proud)
29.07.1926
(Proud)
40
2   DR "KENYA"   10.08.1927
(Proud)
24.06.1947
(Proud)
10
       
3   2C "KENYA"   17.05.1949
(Proud)
23.09.1962
(Proud)
6
4   1C "KENYA"   07.11.1956
(Proud)
11.12.1963
(Proud)
3

KISMAYU
01.09.1896 to 06.12.1925
Capital of Jubaland. Ceeded to Italy in 1925.

1   SQC "Blank"   01.09.1896
(Proud)
22.08.1898
(Proud)
250
2   2C "E.A.PROTECTORATE"   31.05.1900
(Proud)
01.09.1908
(Proud)
80
3   DR "E.A.P."   30.01.1909
(Proud)
06.12.1924
(Proud)
30

KISUMU
 23.10.1901 to 11.12.1963
Port on Lake Victoria

1   DR "Blank"   23.10.1901
(Proud)
05.05.1905
(Proud)
60
2   DR "E.A.P."   25.06.1905
(Proud)
30.09.1920
(Proud)
25
3   2C "BRIT. E AFRICA"   Bars on sides 13.03.1920
(Proud)
07.09.1926
(Proud)
15
4   1C "EAP"   23.04.1921
(Proud)
01.03.1922
(Proud)
30
5   2C "KENYA"   12.08.1922
(Proud)
19.08.1932
(Proud)
5
07.08.1946
(Proud)
17.12.1962
(Proud)
3
       
6   1C "KENYA"   01.12.1922
(Proud)
28.06.1946
(Proud)
3
7   DR "KENYA"   No time code
Unusual K in Kisumu
09.08.1933
(Proud)
20.08.1955
(Proud)
2
8   DR "KENYA" There are 3 types with time code. Very difficult to distinguish. 01.09.1940
(Proud)
20.08.1955
(Proud)
1
9   1C "KENYA"
Date error
  06.10.1956
(Proud)
11.12.1963
(Proud)
2
10   2C "KENYA"   Thin lines on sides 04.04.1955
(Proud)
11.12.1963
(Proud)
2
       
11   1C "KENYA"   Skeleton type 17.12.1962
(Proud)
  150
12   2C "REGISTERED"   30.12.1955
(Proud)
31.08.1956
(Proud)
25
13 "REGISTERED" OVAL "KISUMU KENYA"     02.04.1963
(Proud)
11.12.1963
(Proud)
3