Joncker van Masulipatam1

M, #15424, b. circa 1654

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Last Edited06/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Joncker was from Masulipatam and perhaps born there circa 1654. He was 21 when sold as a slave in 1675. Masulipatam is now commonly spelled Machilipatnam.1 
Slave TransactionsBetween 18 April 1675 and 1 May 1675 Joncker van Masulipatam was sold by Willem Hagedoorn to Jacob Rosendaal, the period Hagedoorn, skipper of Asia [Azië], was at the Cape. He was sold for Rds. 70.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 131. 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.131. No date given for sale of Joncker from Masulipatam (21) by Willem Hagedoorn, skipper of the Asia to J acob Rosendael for Rds. 70.
  3. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 5671.1 from Batavia
    Number     5671.1
    Name of ship     AZIË
    Master     Hagedoorn, Willem
    Tonnage     1140
    Type of ship     
    Built     1671
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     28-01-1675
    Place of departure     Batavia
    Arrival at Cape     18-04-1675
    Departure from Cape     01-05-1675
    Date of arrival at destination     1675
    Place of arrival     
    Chamber for which cargo is destined     Amsterdam (366,032)
    Particulars     Aboard the AZlË was Ludder Brummer, commandeur of the return fleet.
    Previous outward voyage     1236.1
    On Board     I     II     III
    Seafarers     127                         
    Soldiers     18. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."

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