Piranus Casta Malabar1

M, #15563, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited13/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Piranus was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1665. He was said to be 13 years old in 1678.2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.The name of Piranus appeared as Piramus van Malabar in the cited publication(s.)2
Slave TransactionsOn 12 May 1678 Piranus Casta Malabar was sold by Pieter Haije to Tobias Marquaert, for Rds. 36.3,4


  1. [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): 12.5.1678          TS 3, g.p.
    ... Piranus Casta Malabar .... Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.135.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 135, 12.5.1678: Piramus from Malabar (13), sold by second mate Pieter Raije to Tobias Marquart for Rds. 36.
  4. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 12.5.1678          TS 3, g.p.
    Pieter Falje, onderstuurman op die retoerskip Pouleron, verkoop aan Tobias Marquart die slaaf Piranus Casta Malabar, 13 jaar, vir 36 Rds. [P Falij]

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