Wouter Valckenier1

M, #14319, b. circa 1648

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Last Edited15/03/2015
Birth*Wouter Valckenier was born circa 1648.1
Slave TransactionsOn 24 April 1688 Aron van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Vincent Paets to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 65 on condition that Aron would not be taken to Batavia. If Wessels wished he could sell Aron to Wouter Valckenier at the same price.2
On 2 July 1696 David van Malabar was sold by Elsie Suurwaarden to Isaq Schrijver, for Rds. 100. However, in Changing Hands, Shell says the seller was Wouter Valckenier.3,4


  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. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 24.4.1688, pp. 102-103: Aron from the Coast (22), sold for Rds. 65 by Vincent Paets, Rear-Admiral on the return fleet and sailing on the Sion, to Jan Wessels on condition that this slave was not to be taken to Batavia. If he wished, he could sell the slave to Wouter Valckenier for the same price.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 174. 2.7.1696, pp. 87 (verso) - 88: David from Malabar, sold by Elsje van Suurwaerden, the widow of Andries de Man, to Isaack Schrijver for Rds. 100.
  4. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1086     
    Slaves First Name:       David     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       2     
    Month Of Sale:       7     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Type Of Name:       Old Testament     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       30     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       100     
    Sellers Last Name:       Valkenier     
    Sellers First Name:       Wouter     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Administrator     
    Buyers Last Name:       Schrijver     
    Buyers First Name:       Isaak     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       ensign     
    Comments And References:       Sreg     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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