Dominga van Bengale1
F, #15221, b. 1660/61
|BirthOrigin*||Dominga was from Bengal and perhaps born there in 1660/61. '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 25 September 1686 Domingo van Bengale, Bacacan van Macassar and Dominga van Bengale were sold by Simon van der Stel to Matthias Greeff for Rds. 200.1|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.147.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.