Coridon van Malabar1

M, #15924, b. 1667/68

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Last Edited03/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Coridon was from Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there in 1667/68. He was said to be 24 or 25 years old in 1692.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 12 July 1692 Coridon van Malabar was sold on behalf of Jonathan Davidtsz by Roelof Diodati, to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 62.1,2


  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. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       0816     
    Slaves First Name:       Coridon     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       12     
    Month Of Sale:       7     
    Year Of Sale:       1692     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       25     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       62     
    Sellers Last Name:       Diodati     
    Sellers First Name:       Roelof     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Batavia     
    Sellers Occupation:       Captain-[Mil.]     
    Buyers Last Name:       Hussing     
    Buyers First Name:       Henning     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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