Meinhard Johannes Retemeyer or Retemeijer

8th Jun 1781 - 15th Mar 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Born Amsterdam, 08/06/1781, died Demerara, 15/03/1850. Husband of Johanna Maria Slengarde (born Demerara 1790, died Bad Godesberg 1854). M. J. Retemeyer was Receiver General of Demerara. He was also agent for a Dutch merchant firms, Van den Santheuvel, and by marriage he was brother-in-law to Daniel Boissevain, lead partner in Boissevain & Co.


  1. Email from Paul Koulen, 28/10/2021.

We are grateful to Paul Koulen for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
M.J. Retemeyer

Associated Claims (2)

£6,780 9s 3d
£778 17s 7d

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Addresses (1)

Amsterdam, Netherlands