William Thamsz1

M, #12876, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited20/03/2015
Birth*William Thamsz was born circa 1660.1,2
Slave TransactionsOn 29 May 1691 William Thamsz sold Claas van Malabar to Mathijs Wightman, for Rds. 72. Thamsz was en passant on board the Royal Jacob and Mary - an English vessel enroute from the East to England, his status was not recorded.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.158.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.158. 29.5.1691, pp. 183-184: Claas from Malabar (18/19), sold by William Thamsz, sailing on the English ship Royal Jacob and Mary as second mate, to Matthijs Wichtman for Rds. 72.

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