Antoni van Bengale1
M, #14316, b. circa 1661
|BirthOrigin*||Antoni was from Bengal and may have been born there circa 1661. 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 24 April 1688 Antoni van Bengale was sold by Douda Star to Guilliam Heems, for Rds. 60.2|
- [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. 24.4.1688, pp. 104-105: Antoni from Bengal (27), sold by Douda Star, skipper of Goudestein, to Guilliam Eems for Rds. 60.