Anthony Terrouw1

M, #17264, b. circa 1640, d. 1659

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Last Edited08/09/2015
BirthOrigin*Anthony was from Antwerp and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1 
Death*He died in 1659, he was recorded among the those who died and who had been employed by the Zeeland Chamber.2
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 25 January 1658 the Prins Willem departed Wielingen enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 17 June 1658. Among those on board were Hester Weijers, Jan Jansz: de Beer, Anthony Terrouw and Joost Pietersz: Moen.3,4,5 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.The name of Anthony appeared as Anthony Terron in the cited publication(s.)6
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 5 March 1659 Anthony Terrouw was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded among the 'sick and invalids' as a soldier.1


  1. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol II. (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1972), p.297.. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography II.
  2. [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.309. Anthony Terron, of Antwerp, soldier, arrived in the Prins Willem in 1658.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  3. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Number     0885.4
    Name of ship     PRINS WILLEM
    Tonnage     700/1200
    Type of ship     
    Built     1650
    Yard     Zeeland
    Chamber     Zeeland
    Date of departure     25-01-1658
    Place of departure     Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape     17-06-1658
    Departure from Cape     05-07-1658
    Date of arrival at destination     12-09-1658
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     Via S. Vincente: one man deserted there."
  4. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, January 2012. "17 June 1658: Prins Willem brings: Hester Weyers: van Lier, Mrs Bastincq wife accompanying husband - chief merchant Willem Bastincq."
  5. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.309. Jan Jansz: de Beer, of Maestricht, trumpeter, arrived in the Prins Willem in 1658.
    Anthony Terron, of Antwerp, soldier, arrived in the Prins Willem in 1658.
  6. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.309.

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