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Peter Swart 2nd July 2021
Tijs Blom from Alkmaar

Tijs Blom from Alkmaar

Blom is a common family name in the Netherlands. The name has the same meaning as bloem (flower). Two crew members of the frigate Huis...

Peter Swart 30th March 2021
A ship’s boy from Alkmaar

A ship’s boy from Alkmaar

The ship's boys on the Huis te Warmelo were at the very bottom of the ranks. They were young and employed on the warship for...

Peter Swart 5th October 2020
Auke Visser and the Lieveloo family

Auke Visser and the Lieveloo family

On the internet there is a family tree of the Lieveloo family with the name Auke Dirksz Visser. He was assistant steward on the frigate...

Peter Swart 24th February 2020
The Pilander family from Alkmaar

The Pilander family from Alkmaar

The article in the Alkmaarsche Courant of 11th February 2020 resulted in a response and information about the family of Jan Michielsz Pilander. In 1715,...

Peter Swart 11th February 2020
Article in Alkmaarsche Courant

Article in Alkmaarsche Courant

Almost one third of all men on board of the frigate Huis te Warmelo came from the town of Alkmaar. Many of them, captain François...

Peter Swart 2nd February 2020
Vice-principal Van Herk and son

Vice-principal Van Herk and son

According to the payment register of the Huis te Warmelo, Cornelis van Herk from Alkmaar held the position of second clerk. The second clerk was...

Peter Swart 1st January 2018
Captain with VOC background

Captain with VOC background

The frigate Huis in Warmelo was commanded by captain François de Groot from Alkmaar. He was appointed as captain by the States General on 21st...