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Ships Carrying Huguenots to South Africa

Ships Passenger List for Huguenot Ship Voorschotten to South Africa 1687

Voorschotten - first ship to leave Holland with French refugees, Part of the autumnal fleet - sailing with this ship were Borssenburg, Oosterland, De Schelde, Berg China, Zuid-Beveland and Wapen van Alkmaar.

 

Voorschotten - from Delftshaven, Zeeland, NE, December 31, 1687 - flyboat with 3 masts and a rounded hull, 130 Dutch feet long - capable of carrying 150 people, captain Fs. Vellerius (Valerius) April 13, 1688 arrived at Saldanha Bay, transferred to ship Jupiter and April 26, 1688 arrived at Table Bay with 192 people

 

  • Anne Souchay
  • Charles Marais from Plessis, France -
  • Catharina Taboureux Marais
  • Claude Marais - 24
  • Charles Marais - 19
  • Isaac Marais - 10
  • Marie Marais - 6
  • Philippe Fouche
  • Anne Fouche
  • Anne Fouche - 6
  • Esther Fouche - 5
  • Jacques Fouche - 3
  • Marguerite Basche Bruere - 23
  • Estienne Bruere, wagon-builder - 23
  • Jacques Pinard - 23 - carpenter
  • Esther Fouche Pinard - 21
  • Pierre Sabatie, from Marriere - 23
  • Jean Leroux - 21
  • Gideon Malherbe - 25
  • Marie Grillon Malherbe
  • Jean Paste - 25
  • Paul Godefroy - 22
  • Gasper Flouche - 21
  • Gabriel Le Roux - 17

 

22 Huguenots

Source:Coertzen, Pieter - "The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988", Tafelberg Publishers Limited, Cape Town, 1988

SOURCE: www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/sahug01.shtml

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