Anthonij van der Kust Malabar1

M, #15195, b. circa 1667

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Last Edited30/05/2017
BirthOrigin*Anthonij was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1667. He was said to be 18 years old in 1685.1 


Maria van Batavia b. c 1674
  • Aletta van de Caep b. b 7 Jan 1702; Sometimes slaves from Malabar were identified as from Bengale. Both Anthonij and Maria were owned by Willem ten Damme3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.21 March 1685, the name of Anthonij was written in the record as Anthonij Casta van Malabar.2
Slave TransactionsOn 21 March 1685 Anthonij van der Kust Malabar was sold by Willem van der Steeg to Willem ten Damme, for Rds. 65.1


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 142.. 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. 142. 21.3.1685, p. 26: Anthonij Casta from Malabar (18), sold by Willem van der Steeg, chief steward of the Coevorden, to Willem ten Damme for Rds. 65.
  3. [S502] Website Family Search (

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