Albert Voombergh

1793 - 1851

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Merchant or financier of Amsterdam, partner in Ketwick (or Ketwich) & Voombergh, awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Plantation Zorg and Hoop in British Guiana, and also part of the compensation for Covent Garden (where he was given as Albert Voomberg) after he counterclaimed as manager of a 'Negociatie' or investment fund 'done at Utrecht in 1774' which held a mortgage over Plantation Covent Garden from the late Thomas Osborn and Mary Packwood, spouses in Demerary.

  1. Albert Voombergh was b. 05/12/1793 Amsterdam to Dirk Jan [sic] Voombergh and Aletta Cornelia Rutgers, m. Agnetta Henrietta van Loon 25/07/1821, d. 02/10/1851.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 514; claim by Hermanus Volkman, Abraham van Ketwick and Albert Voombergh; Albert Voombergh alone entitled to compensation; T71/885 British Guiana no, 639; Archief van de Firma Ketwich [sic] & Voomberg [sic] en Wed.W. Borski.

  1. http://www.geneagraphie.com/getperson.php?personID=I501905&tree=1 [accessed 09/08/2012]; T71/1252 shows Albert Voombergh as son of Dirk van Voombergh merchant of Amsterdam.

We are grateful for the help of Paul Koulen with this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
'Foreign'
Name in compensation records
Albert Voomberg
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£7,888 14S 9D
Awardee
£3,895 0S 7D
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Addresses (1)

Amsterdam, Netherlands