Ronso van Tambora1

M, #14863, b. circa 1670

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Last Edited18/03/2013
Birth*Ronso van Tambora was born circa 1670 in Tambora.1
(PoliticalPrisoner) ShipVoyage On 25 November 1699 the Voorschoten departed Batavia enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 28 January 1700. Among those on board were seven impotenten or political prisoners, the most notable of whom was Ronso van Tambora, a political associate of Rajah of Tambora Albubasi Sultan.2 
Crime and relatedOn 23 November 1699 Ronso van Tambora was banished from Tambora to the Cape.1


  1. [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Received 1695-1708, H.C.V. Leibrandt; CD-ROM (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1896), p. 221. No. 103, p. 519. From Batavia. 23rd Nov. [1698]. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Details of voyage 6023.4 from Batavia to Veere
    Number      6023.4
    Name of ship      VOORSCHOTEN
    Master      Subbing, Jan
    Tonnage      558
    Type of ship      fluit
    Built      1684
    Yard      Delft
    Chamber      Delft
    Date of departure      25-11-1699
    Place of departure      Batavia
    Arrival at Cape      28-01-1700
    Departure from Cape      03-03-1700
    Date of arrival at destination      25-06-1700
    Place of arrival      Veere
    Chamber for which cargo is destined      Delft (177,499)
    Amsterdam (14,688)
    Previous outward voyage      1698.4
    On Board      I      II      III
    Seafarers      70      1      12                
    Soldiers      31                          
    Impotenten      7                          
    Craftsmen      2                          
    Passengers      5.      "

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