Francis van Malabar1

M, #12291, b. 1675/76

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Last Edited09/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Francis was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there in 1675/76. He was said to be 15 or 16 years old in 1691.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 June 1691 Francis van Malabar was sold by Dirck van Looveld to Jacob Joppe de Jonge, for Rds. 70.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.159.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.159. [22.6.] . .. 1691, pp. 185-186: Francis from Malabar (15/16), sold by Dick Loveld, first mate of the Belois, to Jacob Joppe for Rds. 70.
  3. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       0768     
    Slaves First Name:       Francis     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       22     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1691     
    Type Of Name:       Foreign     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       16     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       70     
    Sellers Last Name:       Loveld; Van     
    Sellers First Name:       Dick     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       First Mate     
    Buyers Last Name:       De Jong     
    Buyers First Name:       Jacob Joppe     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       quartermaster     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis; p. 185 [NIB]. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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