Albert Voombergh

1793 - 1851

Claimant or beneficiary


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.


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. [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

Name in compensation records
Albert Voomberg

Associated Claims (2)

£7,888 14s 9d
£3,895 0s 7d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner

Addresses (1)

Amsterdam, Netherlands