Titus van Bengale1
M, #14177, b. circa 1678
|BirthOrigin*||Titus was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1678. 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 6 May 1690 Titus van Bengale was sold by Boudewijn Claesz to Claes Loopser, for Rds. 60.2|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.156.. 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.156. 6.5.1690, pp. 471-472: Titus from Bengal (12), sold by Boudewijn Claesz, quarter-master of the Sion, to Nicolaas Laupser for Rds. 60.