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  • Aeltje Meijburg(Myburgh), SM/PROG (1640 - bef.1685)
    See also husband Lambert Lamberts' record for further information. This record notes another son between Jan and Albert Mijburg, and says she also went by the name of Aeltje De Handschoenmaeckster (Ael...
  • Albert Lammertsz Myburgh, b2 (bef.1672 - 1749)
    The first Myburgh born in South Africa and the progenitor of all future Myburghs in South Africa (his brother having no sons who passed on the name). According to Die Myburghs van Suid-Afrika , he may ...
  • Aletta Catharina Hands, Lady, OBE (1859 - 1935)
    Baptism record gives birth date of 3 June 1859: "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 ," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 January 2016), South...

About the Myburgh surname


  • Meaning - Placename on the river




in Sothern Holland (Netherlands).


Lambert Myburgh

  • came from Broekemeerclose to Broek in Waterland in North Holland.
  • He married in Netherland to Aaltje Albertsfrom Purmerend in North Holland.
  • The couple had 2 sons.
  • It is speculated that they might have left from Buiksloot, close to Amsterdam to come the the Cape.
  • Arrived at the Cape beween 1665 and 1669.
  • In 1671 they had a home in Tafelvallei today called Oranjezicht.
  • In 1673 Aaltje was a widow and remarried Gerrit Jansz.

Source: Die groot Afrikaanse Familienaamboek.