Montfort van Bengale1
M, #14021, b. 1674/75
|BirthOrigin*||Montfort was from Bengal and was perhaps born there in 1674/75. Van Bengale - or from Bengal - was a term loosely applied during the period of VOC dominance to enslaved or formerly enslaved people from any of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 25 May 1690 Montfort van Bengale was sold by Albert Fokkes to Jacob Joppe de Jonge, for Rds. 50.2|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.157.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 25.5.1690, pp. 506-507: Montfort from Bengal (15/16), sold by skipper Albert Fokkes to Jacob Joppe for Rds. 50.