Rodrigo van Malabar1

M, #15621, b. circa 1669

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Last Edited21/12/2014
BirthOrigin*Rodrigo was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1669. He was just 10 years old when he was sold in 1679.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 1 June 1679 Rodrigo van Malabar was sold by Jurgen Blom to Jan Verschuur, for Rds 18.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.137.. 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.137. 1.6.1679: Rodrigo from Malabar (10), sold by skipper Jurgen Blom to skipper Jan Verschuur for Rds. 18.

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