Postal History of
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

Post Offices EKSTEEN to FAURESMITH

EKSTEEN
May 1905 to Union
Area: Lindley

1   BONC "74" Allocated
May 1905
     

ELANDSKLOOF
01.01.1904 to 15.12.1905
Renamed to Langvlakte
Area: Rouxville

1   1C "O.R.C" This could also be Elands River      

ELANDS RIVER
18.12.1901 to 01.07.1905
Renamed to Aberfeldy
Area: Harrismith

1   1C "O.R.C"     18.12.1901
(Batten)
   

ELIM
01.06.1904 to 31.07.1908
August 1909
Union
Area: Bethlehem

1   BONC "13" Allocated
June 1904

Withdrawn
31.03.1907
     
2   BONC "17" Allocated
August 1909
     

ELSTOW  SIDING
1903 to Union
Renamed from Jantjesfontein

1   GUPTA "ELSTOW SIDING ORC"   24.09.1903
(Putzel)
25.06.1905
(Rhodesia)
 
       
2   1C "Blank"   01.09.1908
(Aab)
   

EMMS
15.09.1907 to Union
Area: Bethulie

1   BONC "113" Allocated
15 September 1907

Withdrawn
1 May 1908
     

ESTERHOVEN
15.05.1903 to 15.04.1904
Area: Jacobsdal

Not recorded

FAIRY'S POST
? to 1908
Area: ?

Not recorded

FAURESMITH
OVS to Union

1   1C "Blank"   Using old OVS postmark 25.09.1900
(Aab)
   
       
2   1C "O.R.C"     30.11.1900
(Putzel)
   
3   2C "O.R.C"     11.01.1910
(Putzel)
   
4   2C "O-R-C" Dashes between ORC
Large blocks on sides
16.10.1909
(Putzel)
04.04.1910
(Aab)
 
5   2C "O.R.C" Blocks on sides 26.03.1907
(Putzel)
01.01.1908
(Aab)
 

FAURESMITH RAIL
OVS to 1911?

Not recorded