POSTMARKS of NATAL
 

ESHOWE TO GEORGEDALE

 
ESHOWE
1898 to Union
See Zululand for postmarks prior to 1898
Area: Capital of Zululand
1   1C "ZULULAND"   25.11.1898 16.12.1898  
2   2C "PROVINCE OF ZULULAND" No markings on sides 26.04.1900 08.05.1901  
       
3   2C "NATAL" Dots on sides
Last seen:31.05.1914
09.02.1903 30.05.1910  
       
4   2C "ZULULAND"     13.03.1905    
ESHOWE CAMP
1885 to 1901
Area: Eshowe
1   POA "86" Listed 1900 to 1901      
ESIDUMBENI MISSION STATION
1893? to Union
Area: 19 miles from Tongaat
1   POA "26" Listed 1893 to 1902 03.10.1893    
       
2   POA "82" Listed 1908 to 1910      
ESPERANZA
? to ?
Area: 5 miles from Alexandra Junction
1   POA "111" Listed 1902 28.09.1901    
       
2   2C "NATAL" Dots on sides
Last seen: 16.11.1911
30.05.1905 30.05.1910  
       
ESTCOURT
1866 to Union
Area: Town 145 miles from Durban
Renamed from Bushman's River
1   NUMBER "15"   21.07.1883    
       
2   CROWN "NATAL"        
3   SHIELD "15"     03.07.1874    
       
4   1C "NATAL" 10 to 2 o'clock 21.07.1883 20.04.1888  
5   1C "NATAL" 9 to 2:30 o'clock 24.06.1889 23.11.1903  
       
6   2C "NATAL" No markings on sides 22.02.1894 07.01.1907  
       
7   2C "NATAL" Asterisks on sides
Last seen: 08.03.1913
21.11.1907 30.05.1910  
       
ESTCOURT RAIL
1894 to Union
Area: Estcourt
1   2C "NATAL" Dots on sides 17.02.1894 05.10.1909  
       
ETLANENI
1908 to Union
Not recorded
FAIRFIELD
1904 to 1910
Area: Ixopo District
1   POA "5" Listed 1906 to 1909      
FAIRVIEW
? to 1904
Area: Near Port Shepstone
1   POA "10" Listed 1900 to 1904      
       
FAWN LEAS
1893? to Union
Area: 5 miles from Dalton
1   POA "32" Listed 1893      
2   2C "NATAL" Dots on sides
Last seen: 22.06.1935
03.12.1901 12.03.1903  
       
FAYLES
1902 to 1904
Area: Near Eshowe
Not recorded
FERRY HOTEL
1877 to 1880
Area: Between Greytown and Dundee
1   BONC "68"        
2   1C "NATAL"   27.04.1881    
FINCHLEY
1905 to Union
Area: 9 miles from Ixopo
1   POA "95" Listed 1905 to 1910 28.02.1907    
       
FLORIDA ROAD
1895 to Union
Area: Durban
1   POA "48" Listed 1895      
2 "DURBAN" 2C "NATAL" No markings on sides 11.08.1895 11.01.1902  
       
FORT BUCKINGHAM
1863 to 1864
Area: Between Umhlali and Kranskop
Not recorded
FORT LOUIS
1908? to Union
Area: 11 miles from Nondweni
1   POA "75" Listed 1908 to 1910      
FORT NOTTINGHAM
1861 to 1866
Renamed Nottingham
1   2C "NATAL"        
FORT PEARSON
1884
Area: Lower Tugela River
Not recorded
FORT WILLIAMSON
1863 to 1864
Area: Between Umhlali and Kranskop
Not recorded
FORT YOLLAND
1907 to Union
Area: 20 miles from Eshowe
1   POA "73" Listed 1907 to 1910      
FOUNTAIN HALL
1901 to ?
Area: Near Mooi River
1   POA "102" Listed 1903 to 1904      
FOURIES LAGER
1900 to 1900
General Burger requested leave at the end of March 1900. Commandant Fourie was promoted to General to replace him
Also see General Burger
1         21.04.1900    
FOX HILL
1877 to Union
Area: Near Richmond Road
1   BONC "65"        
2   POA "65" Listed 1892      
3   1C "NATAL" BLUE
05.01.1900
05.01.1900 06.03.1908  
       
4   2C "NATAL"   Blocks on sides      
FREEMANS
1906 to Union
Area: 15 miles from Ixopo
1   POA "47"   Listed 1906 to 1910      
FRERE
1886 to Union
Area: Near Estcourt
1   2C "NATAL" No markings on sides 25.12.1899 09.11.1908  

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2   2C "NATAL" Blocks on sides
Last seen: 30.03.1932
07.12.1907 30.05.1910  
GARDEN CASTLE
1895 to ?
Area: Near Underberg
1   POA "39" Listed 1895 to 1904      
       
2   2C "NATAL" Dots on sides
Last seen: ??.12.1925
30.06.1906 30.05.1910  
GENERAL BURGER LAGER
1900 to 1900
General Burger's lager was at Mpuke Pass west of Glencoe. He was positioned here in the Biggarsberg Mountains after the Boer retreat from Ladysmith
1   3 Liner   13.03.1900
Blue
13.03.1900 30.03.1900  
GEORGEDALE
1901 to ?
Area: Near Cato Ridge
1   POA "83"   Listed 1902 to 1904