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Isak Sebastian Browald (1768 - 1787)

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Olof Torén (1718 - 1753)

Preacher on board ships belonging to the Swedish East India Company. Died from scurvy in the vicarage of Näsinge, where his brother lived.

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Jonas Lomberg (c.1705 - 1750)

Skeppspredikant 1738 - 39. Svenska Ostindiska Compagniet, första oktrojen. Två skepp seglade denna resa tillsammans, Friedericus Rex Sueciae och Stockholm. Kyrkoherde 1745. "Jonas Lom...

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Lieutenant William Pickett (c.1759 - 1796)

Lieutenant WILLIAM PICKETT , in the Honb. East India Company's Service was slain by Pirates on board the TRITON in the Bay of Bengal the 29th June 1796 Aged 36 years.

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Adriaan Stoop (1856 - 1935)

Adriaan Stoop was een Nederlandse ontdekkingsreiziger. Hij studeerde in 1878 af aan de TU Delft met een mijnbouw-diploma en vertrok kort daarna naar Nederlands-Indië, nu Indonesië. In 188...

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Willem Corneliszoon Schouten MP (c.1580 - 1625)

nl.wikipedia.org... ; dbnl.org... ; westfriesgenootschap.nl... ; tonschouten.nl... ; Willem Corneliszoon Schouten (Hoorn, ca. 1580 - Baai van Antongil (Madagaskar), 1625) was een Nederlands ontdekkin...

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Adriaen van der Stel, commandeur van Mauritius (c.1605 - 1646)

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Simon van der Stel, SV/PROG MP (1639 - 1712)

Source: GISA Questions raised in 1988 regarding some portraits of Simon van der Stel - (PDF)

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Capt. Gerard Ewoud Overbeek, SV/PROG MP (1767 - 1854)

Details of birth and parentage: Born in Bengal, India 14 Feb 1767 Details of his voyagers from the VOC archive: [ ] Gerard was originally a captain on 2 VOC ships - The Castor and The Meermin...

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John De Morgan (1684 - 1760)

Descendants of John de Morgan John DE MORGAN, b. 1684, m1. Sep 1717 Sarah CLARK (m1. 18 Nov 1706 George TOURVILLE, m2. 13 Dec 1715 Peter DE POMMARE, d. 1720), m2. 14 Jan 1733/4 Ann ORRILL (m1. TURBER...

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Thomas Hills (1826 - 1898)

1851 Census says he was born in Lexden, Essex. He was known as Tommy, or Tom, to his family. 1838, George Hills, father of Thomas, in a "Deed of Arrangement", received an advance of 3300 British Po...

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Admiral George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith (1746 - 1823)

George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith (7 January 1746 – 10 March 1823) was a British admiral active throughout the Napoleonic Wars. Career Fifth son of the 10th Lord Elphinstone, he...

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Henry Whitelock Whitelock Torrens H. E. I. C. (1806 - 1852)

Children of Henry Whitelock and Elizabeth (Roberts) Torrens: i. Sir Henry D'Oyly Torrens, K. C. B.6 Colonel 23rd Welsh Fusiliers, was born in 1833. He married Georgette de Butts, daughter of Colonel ...

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Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan, KCB (1807 - 1886)

He entered the East India Company's Bengal civil service as a writer in 1826, having displayed from an early age a great proficiency in Asian languages and dialects. On 4 January 1827 he was appointed ...

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Captain William Dodd (b. - 1841)

Youngest Capt. William DODD [Captain HEICS (Honorable East India Company Service) in China], at school in Birmingham when John Dodd signed his will, died in China as a batchelor circa 1841. Will not ...

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General Sir Henry Taylor C.B. (1783 - 1876)

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Abel Janszoon Tasman MP (1603 - 1659)

Abel Janszoon Tasman (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːbəl ˈjɑnsoʊn ˈtɑsmɐn]; 1603 – 10 October 1659) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and m...

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Christopher Rowland Richardson, I (c.1785 - 1864)

Christopher Rowland Richardson (Senior) Birth: 1785 circa Baptized 20 DEC 1785 Calcutta , son of Capt William Richardson a East India Company master. i 17 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, Greater Londo...

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Mirza Mehdy Ali khan Bahadur Hashmat Jung (c.1760 - c.1805)

In 1763 the Persian ruler Karim Khan granted the British East India Company the right to build a base and trading post there. It was used as a base by the British Royal Navy in the late 18th century ...

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Anthony Beale (c.1640 - 1685)

Anthony married a lady who is named in some records simply as Ellanor. There is a record of an Anthony Beale marrying an Ellen Jay in Stepney, London on 3/4/1659. It is likely that the same entry has b...

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Philip Eyles Patton (1789 - 1870)

More About Philip Eyles Patton: Christening: 26 Nov 1789, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.365 Civil: St George Hanover Square.366 Education: Bet. 1807 - 1808, Haileybury College. Occupation 1: 1851, Rtd Civ...

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Johannes Christoffel Bredenkamp, SV/PROG MP (c.1739 - 1810)

Johannes Christoffel Bredenkamp (or Breitenkamp) came from Pleiszen in Prussia, Sachse (now East Germany). He arrived in SA in 1763 as a soldier of the Dutch East India Company. He became a citizen in ...

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Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck, SV/PROG MP (1619 - 1677)

Resolutions of the Cape of Good Hope - With aknowledgement to Dr Helena Liebenberg(Author) Zaterdach den 30en December 1651 (Sat. 30/112/1651) De wint westelijck, vrij hard aencoelende. Bevinden 't s...

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Dr Charles Irving Smith (1809 - 1871)

Surgeon in the Honourable East India Company Service (HEICS)

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Thomas Smith MP (1565 - 1625)

Sir Thomas Smythe (1558-1625) - The son was therefore the namesake of a very powerful and well connected family. He also must have been quite brilliant. The deeds of both father and son seemed to ge co...

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Thomas Ouchterlony (1691 - 1777)

Born 1691 in Dundee. May 1726 -May 1728 rating on H M S Royal Oak and eventually Master's Mate. February 1733-February 1735 Third mate on the Swedish East India Company ship Drottning Ulrica Eleono...

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Solomon Earle (1751 - 1824)

He was in the military and spent an eventful 18 year period in India. His diary was published by his grand son Percy Sheaffe in Australia. His 3 sons and 6 of his son -in--laws were also military men. ...

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Elihu Yale, of Place Gronow, Esq. MP (1648 - 1721)

Elihu Yale (April 5, 1649 – July 8, 1721) was a British merchant, philanthropist, governor of the British East India Company, and a benefactor of Collegiate School of Connecticut, which in 1718 ...

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Francis Light (Captain) (1740 - c.1794)

Captain Francis Light was the founder of the British colony of Penang (in modern-day Malaysia) and its capital George Town in 1786. He was baptized in Dallinghoo, Suffolk, England on December 15, 174...

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