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Behind The Name Kota Marudu

Posted By Dennelton Mandiau on Sunday, October 13, 2013 | 13:21

Behind The Name Kota MaruduMaludu was a major Suluk town in the Suluk Sultanate province of north and northeast Borneo before 1845. It was declared as a place for the pirate of Serip Usman, governor of Ambong and Maludu. However, Maludu was attacked and destroyed by the British Navy of James Brook, the white king of Sarawak, on August 19, 1845. Serip Usman married a daughter of Raja Muda of Sulu and supported a faction in the Brunei Royal Court opposing the 'White Raja' rule of Sarawak.

The Contestant at Maludu on the 19th August 1845:

Defender                                       Attacker
Syarif Osman                                             Captain C Talbot
10 Arab Captain                                        40 Naval Officer
Each Captain had                                       5 Marine Officer
100 tried warrior                                      300 pegawai kecil dan jaket biru 197 N.Co. dan marin

Total : 1000 orang plus                            546 orang hamba dan sukarelawan orang asli

Principal Armament
4 eighteen pounder                                 15 ships boat
2 twelve pounder                                     9 gun boats
3 nine pounder                                       1 boat carrying a field piece
22 small brass gun

Year  1850
bukit kotud 2009Total Ida'an family in the district, which honored on Sharif Osman to follow Sharif Hassan, the son of Sharif Osman.

District                                           No. Family
Udat …………………                                  200 families
Milau ……………….                                    200 families
Lotong …………….                                      150 families
Anduan …………..                                        50 families
Metunggong ….                                              300 families
Bira’an …………..                                          100 families
Tigaman ………..                                            250 families
Taminusan …….                                             50 families
Bintasan ………..                                                    -  -
Bingkungan …..                                              60 families
Panchur ………..                                            500 families
Bungun …………                                           300 families
Tandek ………….                                          1,500 families

3, 660 families.

Number of family non-paying revenue
1,220 families
Total families = 4, 880 families.
From six to a family, this will give almost 30,000 people.
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