Dominicus Barentsz1

M, #14305, b. circa 1638

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Last Edited15/03/2015
Birth*Dominicus Barentsz was born circa 1638.1,2
Occupation* On 11 June 1688 Dominicus Barentsz was the skipper of the 't Rad van Avontuur.3 
Slave TransactionsOn 11 June 1688 Anthony van Bengale was sold by Dominicus Barentsz to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 70.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.153.. 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.153. 11.6.1688, pp. 131-132: Anthony from Bengal (20), sold by Dominicus Barentsz, skipper of 't Rad van Avontuur, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 70.

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