Abraham van der Kust Malabar1

M, #15429, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited06/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Abraham was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1660. Given the price paid for two male slaves, I think they may have been young - perhaps mid-teens.1 
Slave TransactionsAbraham van der Kust Malabar and Anthoni van der Kust Malabar were sold by Jan Andriessen, to Jan Valckenrijck on 21 April 1675, for Rds. 90.2,3


  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. 21.4.1675: Abraham and Anthoni from the Coast of Malabar, sold by Skipper Jan Andriessen to Jan Va1ckenrijck for Rds. 90.
  3. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 21.4.1675          [Verlore]
    Skipper Jan Andriessen verkoop aan Jan Valckenrijck die slawe Abraham en Anthoni van die kus van Malabar vir 90 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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