Roelandt van de Walle1

M, #17030, b. circa 1630, d. 1658

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Last Edited08/09/2015
BirthOrigin*Roelandt was from Woest and was perhaps born there circa 1630. His age is estimated. He was also said to be from Waest. There is a commune, Saint-Waast, in the Nord department of northern France, which may be his place of origin. It would fit with his employment by the Chamber of Zeeland.1 
Death*He died in 1658, He was employed by the Chamber of Zeeland.2
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 24 December 1656 the Oijevaer departed Wielingen where it docked on 2 May 1657. Among those on board was Roelandt van de Walle.3,4 
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 31 May 1657 Roelandt van de Walle was enumerated in the muster roll, as a plough maker, earning f 18.1


  1. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), pp.287-289. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.308. Roelant van der Walle, of Waest, wagonmaker, arrived in the flute Oyevaer in 1657.
  3. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.308.
  4. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 0865.1 from Wielingen to Batavia

    Number     0865.1
    Name of ship     OOIEVAAR
    Master     Doorn, Jakob
    Tonnage     627
    Type of ship     fluit
    Built     1656
    Yard     Zeeland
    Chamber     Zeeland
    Date of departure     24-12-1656
    Place of departure     Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape     02-05-1657
    Departure from Cape     22-05-1657
    Date of arrival at destination     07-08-1657
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     According to Daghregister 1657, 225, the ship departed with 227 men.
    Next homeward voyage     5499.1
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     230     11               10     130
    Soldiers                              86
    Passengers                              1. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."

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