Postal History of
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

Post Offices BANKIES to BETHLEHEM RAIL

BANKIES

Opened: 1900-1908 HQ: Kroonstad PO Type: PA

Not recorded

BEGINSEL

Opened: 1900-1908  HQ: Vrede PO Type: PA  Renamed from: Quaggapoort

Not recorded

BEGINSELDAM

Opened: 1907-1908 HQ: Boshof PO Type: PA  Period: ORC

1   BONC 80   Allocated September 1907
Withdrawn 14 May 1908
     
2   BONC 106 Reported by Batten      

BERNHARDINA

Opened: 1894-1910 HQ: Reitz PO Type: PA

1   ORC-BONC 85   Allocated December 1907      

BETHANIE

Opened: 1900-1902 HQ: Edenburg PO Type: PA  Renamed: Bethany Village

Not recorded

BETHANY (STATION)

Opened: 1900-1910 HQ: Edenburg PO Type: PA

1   1C R.O.   26.05.1901 03.05.1903  
       
2   1C O.R.C     11.05.1903 11.05.1903  
3   1C O.R.C.        

BETHANY VILLAGE

Opened: 1902-1910 HQ: Edenburg PO Type: PA

1 S.O.
VILLAGE
1C O.R.C.
Algoast
Last seen: 24.11.1915 09.01.1903 30.05.1910  
       

BETHLEHEM

Opened: 1870-1961 HQ: Independent PO Type: PO Period: OFS, ORC and Union

1   ORC BONC 59   Allocated March 1906
Withdrawn October 1908
     
2   ORC 2C O.R.C. 28 mm
Stops between
ORC lower
 
02.02.1900 16.03.1903  
3   ORC 1C O.R.C.   21 mm 14.11.1902 14.11.1902  
4   ORC 1C O.R.C.   21 mm 03.09.1902 03.09.1902  
5 P.O. ORC 2C O.R.C.   25 mm 15.02.1905 15.02.1905  
6   ORC 2C O.R.C.

Not sure which one
27 mm 16.11.1908 16.11.1908  
7   ORC 2C O.R.C. 25 mm
Raised stops between
ORC
20.02.1906 25.07.1907  
BLUE      
8 ORC 2C O.R.C.   26 mm 06.05.1908 06.05.1908  
9 ORC O-BONC 59   reported by Batten      

BETHLEHEM RAIL

Opened: 1905-1910 and 1928-1931 HQ: Bethlehem PO Type: PA Period: ORC and Union

1 R.O.
RAIL
2C O.R.C.     21.03.1907 21.03.1907  
2   2C R.O.     03.05.1908 03.05.1908