Transvaal postal system, 1906

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Transvaal postal system, 1906
GermistonJohannesburgPretoriaHeidelbergStandertonVolksrustKrugersdorpPotchefstroomKlerksdorpMiddelburgMachadodorpWaterval-BovenBarbertonVereenigingBoksburgBenoniSpringsBraamfonteinFordsburgJeppestownClevelandGeldenhuisLanglaagteMaraisburgRoodepoortRandfonteinModderfonteinIreneKnightsLydenburgPilgrims RestRustenburgVentersdorpLichtenbergOttoshoopZeerustWolmaransstadBloemhofChristianaWakkerstroomKaapsche HoopCarolinaErmeloBethalBremersdorpKomatipoortPiet RetiefZuurfonteinBelfastEurekaPietersburgAmersfoortAmsterdamSchweizer RenekeGreylingstadBalmoralLeydsdorpHaenertsburgSpelonkenMbabaneFloridaHartebeestfonteinSabieVanWyksRustVenterskroonWitbankDenverBalfourLuipaardsvleiEast RandBrakpanOphirton

Germiston

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Germiston
Roman Numeral: III
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 8,829
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 18,244
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

Johannesburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Johannesburg
Roman Numeral: I
Class of Post Office 1906: GPO
1904 White Population from census: 83,363
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 226,879
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

Pretoria

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Pretoria
Roman Numeral: II
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 1904 White Population from census: 22,481
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 62,510
Earliest recorded use year: 1923
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 22

Heidelberg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Heidelberg
Roman Numeral: IIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,837
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 4,022
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 28

Standerton

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Standerton
Roman Numeral: V
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 2,136
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 5,569
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

Volksrust

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Volksrust
Roman Numeral: VI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,342
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,073
Earliest recorded use year: 1910
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

Krugersdorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Krugersdorp
Roman Numeral: VII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 6,946
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 10,895
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 22

Potchefstroom

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Potchefstroom
Roman Numeral: VIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 6,014
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 8,898
Earliest recorded use year: 1902
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26

Klerksdorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Klerksdorp
Roman Numeral: IX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 2,229
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 5,753
Earliest recorded use year: 1902
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 22

Middelburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Middelburg
Roman Numeral: X
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 2,729
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 4,490
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Machadodorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Machadodorp
Roman Numeral: XI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 227
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1.48
Earliest recorded use year: 1925
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Waterval-Boven

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Waterval-Boven
Roman Numeral: XII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 666
Earliest recorded use year: 1955
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Barberton

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Barberton
Roman Numeral: XIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,214
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,659
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 22

Vereeniging

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Vereeniging
Roman Numeral: XIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 446
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,242
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

Boksburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Boksburg
Roman Numeral: XV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 4,175
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 10,145
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Benoni

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Benoni
Roman Numeral: XVI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 11,167
Earliest recorded use year: 1920
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 19

Springs

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Springs
Roman Numeral: XVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,120
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,003
Earliest recorded use year: 1961
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 19

Braamfontein

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Braamfontein
Roman Numeral: XVIII
Class of Post Office 1906: BO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,008
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Fordsburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Fordsburg
Roman Numeral: XIX
Class of Post Office 1906: BO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 5,478
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Jeppestown

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Jeppestown
Roman Numeral: XX
Class of Post Office 1906: BO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,996
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 20

Cleveland

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Cleveland
Roman Numeral: XXI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,673
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 20

Geldenhuis

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Geldenhuis
Roman Numeral: XXII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 270
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Langlaagte

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Langlaagte
Roman Numeral: XXIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,457
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Maraisburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Maraisburg
Roman Numeral: XXIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,651
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Roodepoort

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Roodepoort
Roman Numeral: XXV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 5,266
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 5,780
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Randfontein

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Randfontein
Roman Numeral: XXVI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 6,976
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 20

Modderfontein

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Modderfontein
Roman Numeral: XXVII
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 617
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Irene

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Irene
Roman Numeral: XXVIII
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 273
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 20

Knights

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Knights
Roman Numeral: XXIX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,842
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Lydenburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Lydenburg
Roman Numeral: XXX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 794
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,580
Earliest recorded use year: 1902
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 21

Pilgrims Rest

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Pilgrims Rest
Roman Numeral: XXXI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,616
Earliest recorded use year: 1962
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26

Rustenburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Rustenburg
Roman Numeral: XXXII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 780
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,741
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 19 x 25

Ventersdorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Ventersdorp
Roman Numeral: XXXIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 438
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,500
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Lichtenberg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Lichtenberg
Roman Numeral: XXXIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,180
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,646
Earliest recorded use year: 1954
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 27

Ottoshoop

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Ottoshoop
Roman Numeral: XXXV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 588
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Zeerust

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Zeerust
Roman Numeral: XXXVI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 963
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,029
Earliest recorded use year: 1926
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 28

Wolmaransstad

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Wolmaransstad
Roman Numeral: XXXVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 357
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,382
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26?

Bloemhof

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Bloemhof
Roman Numeral: XXXVIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 4,692
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Christiana

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Christiana
Roman Numeral: XXXIX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,532
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,581
Earliest recorded use year: 1907
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26

Wakkerstroom

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Wakkerstroom
Roman Numeral: XL
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 635
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 932
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Kaapsche Hoop

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Kaapsche Hoop
Roman Numeral: XLI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 219
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Carolina

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Carolina
Roman Numeral: XLII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 354
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,386
Earliest recorded use year: 1906
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Ermelo

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Ermelo
Roman Numeral: XLIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 765
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 5,108
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Bethal

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Bethal
Roman Numeral: XLIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 223
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,978
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Bremersdorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Bremersdorp
Roman Numeral: XLV
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 247
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Komatipoort

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Komatipoort
Roman Numeral: XLVI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 354
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Piet Retief

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Piet Retief
Roman Numeral: XLVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,418
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Zuurfontein

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Zuurfontein
Roman Numeral: XLIX
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 217
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Belfast

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Belfast
Roman Numeral: L
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 507
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,187
Earliest recorded use year: 1903
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26

Eureka

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Eureka
Roman Numeral: LI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 476
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Pietersburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Pietersburg
Roman Numeral: LIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 1,620
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 7,435
Earliest recorded use year: 1902
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 24

Amersfoort

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Amersfoort
Roman Numeral: LVI
Class of Post Office 1906: MOS
1904 White Population from census: 164
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 940
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Amsterdam

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Amsterdam
Roman Numeral: LVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 152
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 170
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Schweizer Reneke

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Schweizer Reneke
Roman Numeral: LVIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: 306
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,040
Earliest recorded use year: 1937
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 24

Greylingstad

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Greylingstad
Roman Numeral: LIX
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 540
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Balmoral

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Balmoral
Roman Numeral: LX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 124
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 24

Leydsdorp

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Leydsdorp
Roman Numeral: LXII
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: 90
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 322
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Haenertsburg

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Haenertsburg
Roman Numeral: LXIII
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 389
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Spelonken

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Spelonken
Roman Numeral: LXIV
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 206
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Mbabane

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Mbabane
Roman Numeral: LXV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 885
Earliest recorded use year: 1950
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 26

Florida

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Florida
Roman Numeral: LXVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,007
Earliest recorded use year: 1906
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 24

Hartebeestfontein

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Hartebeestfontein
Roman Numeral: LXIX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 385
Earliest recorded use year: 1957
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 24

Sabie

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Sabie
Roman Numeral: LXXI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,455
Earliest recorded use year: 1907
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 23

VanWyksRust

Postal Circulars allocated first to: VanWyksRust
Roman Numeral: LXXII
Class of Post Office 1906: A
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 128
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Venterskroon

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Venterskroon
Roman Numeral: LXXIII
Class of Post Office 1906: SO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 87
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known

Witbank

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Witbank
Roman Numeral: LXXIV
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 3,738
Earliest recorded use year: 1906
Handstamp Shape: Circle
Width (mm): 25

Denver

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Denver
Roman Numeral: LXXVI
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,547
Earliest recorded use year: 1909
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 20 x 26

Balfour

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Balfour
Roman Numeral: LXXVII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 671
Earliest recorded use year: 1909
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 20 x 26

Luipaardsvlei

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Luipaardsvlei
Roman Numeral: LXXVIII
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 597
Earliest recorded use year: 1904
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 19 x 26

East Rand

Postal Circulars allocated first to: East Rand
Roman Numeral: LXXIX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,670
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 19 x 26

Brakpan

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Brakpan
Roman Numeral: LXXX
Class of Post Office 1906: HO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 2,213
Earliest recorded use year: 1905
Handstamp Shape: Oval
Width (mm): 19 x 26

Ophirton

Postal Circulars allocated first to: Ophirton
Roman Numeral: LXX
Class of Post Office 1906: BO
1904 White Population from census: Not known
Total Revenue all sources 1912 (GBP): 1,039
Earliest recorded use year: Not known
Handstamp Shape: Not known
Width (mm): Not known