Village two and a half miles east of Delft where Cornelia Swalmius' uncle was the sheriff. Leeuwenhoek married there in 1671. Paul Durven married there in 1675. Leeuwenhoek's cousin Maria married there in 1681.

The pastor of the church from 1669 to 1699 was Abraham Bredius (1639-10-02 Oudewater - 1721-10-05). He was the pastor at the embassy in London from 1663 to 1668, then in Pijnacker for thirty years, and after that in Harderwijk.