Ytcho Wancho1

M, #14036, b. circa 1645

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Last Edited22/08/2012
Birth*Ytcho Wancho was born circa 1645 in China.1


  1. [S689] Mansell G. Upham, "The first recorded Chinese and Japanese at the Cape", Capensis (The first recorded Chinese and Japanese at the Cape) 2/97 (April 1997): p.10: He was Ytcho Wancho. He is also referred to as Ijtschio Wancho and W'aniko in the records. He had been sentenced in Batavia for serious crimes and consequently was banished to the Cape ... gebannen zijnde van Bata.[via] over grove begane faulten volgens sententie daerover gevelt ende alhier mede gebracht...He left Batavia on 15 December 1659 on board the Arnhem arriving at the Cape on 1 March 1660.

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