Thomas van Madras1

M, #15916, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited24/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Thomas was from Madras and was perhaps born there circa 1674. He was said to be 18 years old in 1692.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 24 June 1692 Thomas van Madras was sold on behalf of Edmund Eedes by Stephen Barbar, to Guillaume Heems for Rds. 65.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.161.. 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.161. 24.6.1692, pp. 103-104: Thomas from Madras (18), sold by Stephen Barbar on behalf of Edmund Eedes, a junior carpenter, to Guilliam Heems for Rds. 65.

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