Manuel van Madras1

M, #16054, b. circa 1675

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Last Edited04/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Manuel was from Madras and was perhaps born there circa 1675. He was said to be 19 years old in 1694.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 August 1694 Manuel van Madras and Drigo van Mozambique were sold by John Lloyd to Gerrit Basson, for Rds. 100, Cape valuation.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.166.. 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.166. 22.8.1694, p. 9 (verso) 10 (verso): Manuel from Madras (19), and Drigo (25) from Mozambique (spelling in this deed "Monsjanbieck"), sold by John Lloyd, sailing on the Nassau, to Gerrit Basson for Rds. 100, Cape valuation.

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