Postal History of
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

Post Offices BREYPAAL to COALBROOK

BREYPAAL
15 May 1903 to Union
Area: Trompsburg

Not recorded

BRIDGERULE
May 1903 to 15 October 1909
Area: Lindley
Transfered to Slaapplaats

Not recorded

BRINDISI
15.11.1902 to 31.05.1906
Area: Ficksburg

1   BONC "58" Allocated May 1904      

BRINDISI ROAD
15.12.1907 to Union
Area: Ficksburg

(1)   BONC "129"   Allocated 1 October 1910      

BRITISH ASSOCIATION
02.09.1905 to 04.09.1905
Area: Bloemfontein
Special postmark for the science tour

1   1C "O.R.C."   29.06.1901 04.09.1905  

BULTFONTEIN
Opened during 1900 and 1901?
26.08.1902 to
Union
Area: Bultfontein

1   1C "OVS"     11.06.1900 25.06.1900  
       
2   1C "DELETED OVS"   07.09.190?    
       
3   1C "O.R.C."   Small ORC 03.10.1903    
4   1C "O.R.C." Larger ORC ??.??.1904 04.03.1907  
5   2C "O.R.C."   27 mm 31.05.1906 07.11.1908  
       
6   2C "O.R.C."   40 mm 24.01.1910    

BUSHMANSKOP
Opened during 1900 and 1901?
15.01.1903 to
Union
Area: Wepener

1 "P.A." 1C "DELETED OVS"        
2   GUTA "O.R.C."   34 mm 07.07.1903    
3 "S.O." GUTA "O.R.C." 39 mm 17.04.1904 26.02.1905  
4 "S.O." 2C "O.R.C."   22.03.1906 16.10.1908  

CHEDDAR
15.02.1909 to Union
Area: Petrusburg
Renamed from Salderijspoort

1   BONC "47"   Allocated February 1910      

CHICAGO
15.02.1904 to 30.06.1905
Area: Lindley

1 "P.O.A." GUPTA "DIST. LINDLEY ORC"     15.10.1904    

CHRISTINA
15.08.1905 to Union
Area: Harrismith
Renamed from Brakkrans

1   BONC "3" Allocated August 1905
Last seen 13.06.1910
  30.05.1910  
       

CIJFERFONTEIN
15.11.1902 to Union
Area: Brandfort

Not recorded

CILLIERS HOOGTE
Unknown to January 1908
Area: Brandfort

Not recorded

CLOCOLAN
01.09.1902 to Union
Area: Ladybrand
PO from 1908

1   1C "O.R.C."     20.12.1903    
2   2C "O.R.C."   10.08.1907 02.02.1910  

CLOCOLAN RAIL
1909 to Union
Area: Ladybrand

(1)   2C "R.O."   First seen 13.09.1910      

COALBROOK (RAIL)
01.08.1905 to Union
Area: Viljoensdrift

1   BONC "10" Allocated August 1905   11.06.1911