BECHUANALAND 1886-1897

 

Revised September 2, 2013

 

See, A. A. Jurgens, The Bechuanalands- A Brief History of the Countries and Their Postal Services to 1895

 

Some towns listed below opened post offices after incorporation

into Cape Colony

 

Bailey Brith 1897 27s19 23e56

Banks Drift 1886 27s42 24e42

Barrington 574 ?

Bloemfontein 27s54 20e27

Devondale 26s46 24e54

Dry Harts 675 27n20 24e43

Genesa 26s35 24e09

Geluk 1894 181 27s01 24e18

Groot Chwaing (Krielspan, Stella) 1895 579 478 26n33 24e52

Groot Drink  630 28s34 21e45

Hartebeeste Pan 1893 340 26s17 24e50

Keimoes 1891 995 28s41 21e00

Kuruman 1886 534 27s28 23e28

Mafeking 1885 638 890 1045 25s53 25e39

Maribogo 209 26s24 25e11

Maritzani 26s09 25e26

Mier (Reitfontein) 938 26s45 20e0

Morokwen 1911 933 26s07 23e46

Mosita 1909 26s09 24e45

Olifantshoek 27s56 22e44

Poedomoe 1886 27s23 24e42

Setlagoli 1886 590 26s16 25e06

Taungs 554 637 27s33 24e47

Taungs Station 172

Upington 429 966 28s25 21e15

Vryburg 1891 555 26s55 24e45

Vryburg Station

Zwart Modder 1895 394 28s04 20e34

 

STELLALAND Feb. 1, 1884 - Dec. 2, 1885

 

Vryburg  ms initials “FAE” (Frank Alexander Eaton) and date

also lines and crosses

Christiana, Transvaal, 6 in rings, in transit

Barkly West, Cape, 232 in bars, in transit

 

Smithfield, Orange Free State, 5 in oval of bars, in transit

 

QUESTIONS

Phokwani 24s52 29e44

Phokwani Siding

Morokwen 26s07 23e46