Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom1

M, #17082, b. circa 1630

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Last Edited11/07/2015
BirthOrigin*Dirck was from Bodegraven and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.5 March 1659, the name of Dirck was written in the record as Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Neuteboom.2
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 5 March 1659 Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded among the Convicts and chain gang, for another 6 years.2
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusOn 14 April 1658, Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as a sailor on the flute, Elburg.3
On 3 December 1659, Michiel Bartholomieusz: and Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom were granted vrijbrieven or letters of freedom. They had been under 6 years banishment on criminal charges, but were now pardoned and made free men in recognition of their services in fighting the 'Hottentoos.4'
Crime and relatedOn 1 October 1658 Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom was found guilty of stealing sheep by the Council of Policy and condemned to be chained and banished, presumably to Robben Island.3


  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), p.266.. 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.297.
  3. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.266. Dirck Cornelisz: Jonge Noteboom, of Bodegraven, soldier on the flute Elburg. Granted 14th April, 1658. (On the margin stands "On the 1st October he was, for stealing sheep, condemned by the Council to be riveted in chains and banished.").
  4. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.268. Michael Bartholomew, of Zwol, free carpenter. Granted 3rd December, 1659. (N.B. Both were in 1658, for offences committed, condemned to 6 years’ banishment, but on account of their valiant conduct in the Hottentoo War, they were pardoned.).

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