Postal History of Southern Rhodesia

Post Offices FEATHERSTONE to GATH'S MINE

FEATHERSTONE
06.02.1929 to 01.12.1954
01.03.1956 to
10.11.1965
Charter District

1   1C "S.RHODESIA"   Year 2 digits 23.09.1929
(Proud)
08.01.1947
(Proud)
 
24.08.1956
(Proud)
01.09.1958
(Proud)
 
       
2   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Year 4 digits 02.08.1961
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
3   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Smaller postmark 02.10.1959
(BC Stamps)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 

FELIXBURG
01.03.1906 to 01.11.1964

Postal agency under Enkeldoorn

1   2C S.RHODESIA Crosses on sides 31.12.1906
(Proud)
09.10.1932
(Proud)
 
2   2C S.RHODESIA   Name: 10 to 2 o'clock 07.01.1933
(Proud)
10.11.1933
(Proud)
 
3   2C "S.RHODESIA" Name: 11 to 1 o'clock 31.03.1934
(Proud)
15.08.1963
(Proud)
 
4   1C "S.RHODESIA"     17.10.1939
(Proud)
   

FERNSPRUIT
1893 to 1895
Postal agency under Enkeldoorn

Not recorded

FIGTREE
15.07.1894 to
10.11.1965
Post office in the Bulalima District

1   1C "MATABELELAND"   01.07.1895
(Proud)
13.09.1912
(Proud)
 
2   2C S.RHODESIA   17.04.1913
(Proud)
22.07.1957
(Proud)
 
3   1C S.RHODESIA     11.09.1939
(Proud)
07.10.1939
(Proud)
 
4   2C "S.RHODESIA"   02.02.1959
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
5   1C "S.RHODESIA"   Small postmark 12.05.1958
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 

FILABUSI
15.07.1894 to
10.11.1965
Postal agency under Bulawayo until 1916, the post office

1   2C "RHODESIA"   04.01.1899
(Proud)
04.06.1903
(Proud)
 
09.02.1926
(Proud)
01.06.1926
(Proud)
 
2   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Crosses on sides 01.12.1904
(Proud)
02.02.1929
(Proud)
 
       
3   1C "S.RHODESIA"     25.04.1907
(Proud)
26.04.1907
(Proud)
 
4   2C "S.RHODESIA"
http://www.rhodesia.co.za
Violet: 04.06.1945 04.02.1930
(Proud)
05.01.1950
(Proud)
 
5   1C "S.RHODESIA"     04.10.1949
(Proud)
24.10.1949
(Proud)
 
6   1C "S.RHODESIA"
http://www.rhodesia.co.za
  18.09.1950
(Proud)
31.10.1950
(Proud)
 
7   2C "S.RHODESIA"     03.12.1950
(Proud)
   
8   2C "S.RHODESIA"   10.12.1950
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
9   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Small postmark 23.06.1959
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
10   Circle "16
TO PAY"
    17.05.1955
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 

FILABUSI SIDING
10.07.1905 to 01.05.1907
Postal agency under Bulawayo
Renamed from Balla Balla
Renamed to Balla Balla

1   2C "S.RHODESIA"
http://www.rhodesia.co.za
  10.07.1905
(Proud)
01.05.1907
(Proud)
 

FORT RIXON
31.03.1902 to 29.03.1945
01.01.1950 to 01.09.1965

Postal agency under Bulawayo

1   1C "S.RHODESIA"     13.08.1902
(Proud)
20.04.1903
(Proud)
 
2   2C "S.RHODESIA" Asterisks on sides 09.07.1903
(Proud)
01.01.1944
(Proud)
 
12.09.1950
(Proud)
   
3   1C "S.RHODESIA"     14.01.1940
(Proud)
   
4   2C "S.RHODESIA"     ??.12.1944
(Proud)
   
5   2C "S.R"     31.01.1958
(Proud)
07.05.1962
(Proud)
 

FORT USHER
1896 to 31.01.1910
20 miles south of Bulawayo

1   1C "S.RHODESIA"     17.07.1902
(Proud)
06.11.1909
(Proud)
 

FORT VICTORIA
30.06.1921 to 10.11.1965
Renamed from Victoria

1   2C "S.RHODESIA"     31.10.1921
(Proud)
10.12.1929
(Proud)
 
2   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Asterisks on sides 07.03.1922
(Proud)
01.10.1929
(Proud)
 
3   2C "S.RHODESIA" Large postmark 02.06.1924
(Proud)
05.10.1944
(Proud)
 
4   2C "S.RHODESIA"   No time code 02.06.1924
(Proud)
16.05.1943
(Proud)
 
       
5   2C "S.RHODESIA"   20.10.1934
(Proud)
24.02.1964
(Proud)
 
6   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Large postmark 28.07.1944
(Proud)
13.06.1953
(Proud)
 
7   2C "S.RHODESIA"     15.02.1945
(Proud)
03.04.1954
(Proud)
 
8   1C "S.RHODESIA"     06.09.1950
(Proud)
05.07.1951
(Proud)
 
9   2C "S.R."     01.03.1935
(Proud)
26.05.1956
(Proud)
 
10   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Large postmark 20.03.1952
(Proud)
23.07.1952
(Proud)
 
11   2C "S.RHODESIA"     16.02.1954
(Proud)
08.11.1960
(Proud)
 
12   2C "S.RHODESIA" Spelt FT. Victoria 29.08.1957
(Proud)
23.08.1962
(Proud)
 
13   2C "S.RHODESIA"     23.06.1964
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
14   2C "S.RHODESIA"     18.12.1962
(Proud)
15.01.1964
(Proud)
 
15   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Small postmark 17.11.1956
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
16   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Small postmark
Index 1 above date
04.03.1958
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
17   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Small postmark
Index 2 above date
12.12.1957
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
18   2C "S.RHODESIA" Small postmark
Index 3 above date
04.06.1960
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
19   2C "REGISTERED"     19.04.1952
(Proud)
18.08.1958
(Proud)
 
20   Circle "8
TO PAY"
    05.05.1933
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 

FRANCISTOWN
July 1897 to September 1898
HQ of Tati District
Transfered to Bechuanaland Protectorate September 1898

1   BONC "679"     30.08.1897
(Proud)
   
2   1C "MATABELELAND"   Adapted from Tati postmark. Blank at top. 31.08.1897
(Proud)
16.04.1898
(Proud)
 
3   2C "S.AFRICA"     30.08.1897
(Proud)
28.04.1898
(Proud)
 

GADZEMA (STATION)
20.09.1898 to 23.11.1920
03.08.1921 to
10.11.1965
Postal agency under Salisbury

1   2C "RHODESIA" Asterisks on sides 30.10.1899
(Proud)
06.07.1918
(Proud)
 
       
2   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Spelt Station ??.08.1918
(Proud)
   
3   1C "S.RHODESIA"     21.08.1921
(Proud)
   
4   2C "S.RHODESIA"     27.12.1921
(Proud)
07.02.1933
(Proud)
 
5   2C "S.RHODESIA"   28.07.1933
(Proud)
18.12.1964
(Proud)
 

GATH'S MINE
01.05.1949 to 02.01.1959
02.05.1959 to
10.11.1965
Postal agency under Salisbury

1   2C "RHODESIA"   10.05.1949
(Proud)
02.01.1959
(Proud)
 
02.05.1959
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)