Isak Caste van Malabar1

M, #15459, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited06/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Isak was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1660. I have estimated his age based on the amount paid when he was sold as a slave in 1676.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 10 March 1676 Isak Caste van Malabar was sold by Martinus van Banchem to Adriaan Willemsz van Brakel, for Rds 40.2,3


  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 10.3.1676: Isak Caste [Coast]from Malabar, sold by Marthinus van Banchem to "baas timmerman Arije van Brakel" for Rds. 40.
  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): 10.3.1676          [Verlore]
    Marthinus van Banchem verkoop aan baastimmerman Arij van Brakel die slaaf Isak Caste van Malabar vir 40 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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