VOC Ships' Pay Ledger Accounts (soldijboeken)

VOC (Dutch East India Company) Accounts from Ships' Pay Ledgers, 1662-1805, contain information about many of its employees who settled at the Cape. Below are a number of excerpts from the online links to the Nationaal Archief (The Hague, Netherlands) web sites gahetNA and VOC - Opvarenden which seem likely to refer to those settlers. If you have any to add, please copy to a Word document and email them to the Stamouers editor.

The Nationaal Archief is making a huge effort to digitize the complete collection of the VOC and they hope to have it completed by 2017.

As of May 2016 almost all the Zeeland accounts have been digitized and put online, a large number of the Amsterdam ledgers are currently being scanned and should be available at the end of May or early June; the next batch is already planned.

For an introduction to these Ships' Accounts (soldijboeken) please see Corney Kellers' explanation on the Rekeningen uit de Scheepssoldijboeken 1662-1805 page.

CRAFFORT Dirk Willem

Voornaam opvarende:Dirk
Achternaam opvarende: Craffort
Herkomst opvarende: Utregt
Datum indiensttreding: 1724-02-10
Functie bij indiensttreding: Adelborst
Uitleg over functie: rangbenaming van militairen die tot zeeofficier worden opgeleid
Uitgevaren met het schip: Stad Leiden
Datum uit dienst: 1744-02-29
Waar uit dienst: Kaap de Goede Hoop
Reden uit dienst:
Informatie terugreis bij ING
Schuldbrief: Nee
Maandbrief: Nee
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Gegevens van Vaart
Scheepsnaam Stad Leiden
Kamer Amsterdam
Bestemming Batavia
Ove_tekst_dasnr_reisnr 2571.3
Datum afreis 1724-02-10 Aankomst kaap 1724-06-07
Vertrek kaap 1724-07-01 Datum aankomst 1724-08-29

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