Place names

Names and references to specific places, towns, rivers, islands and regions that are mentioned in the appendices are listed here. In this section these names are alphabetically arranged. Every name in the list is followed by the number of relevant entries for that particular name. When a researcher clicks on a particular name, the search page will be invoked with that name used as a selection criterium.

Place names are not standardized in the list below. This means that some names will have several different spelling variants.

Not only real names of towns, countries and regions are mentioned here in the list, but also references to rivers, islands and seas.

The words ‘patria’ and ‘vaderland’ refer to the home country of Holland and is mostly used in the context of ships coming from or returning to Holland.