Anthony van Bengale1
M, #14306, b. circa 1668
|BirthOrigin*||Anthony was from Bengal and may have been born there circa 1668. 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 11 June 1688 Anthony van Bengale was sold by Dominicus Barentsz to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 70.2|
- [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.
- [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.