Christoffel van Voorst1
M, #16092, b. circa 1650
|Birth*||Christoffel van Voorst was born circa 1650.1,2|
|Slave Transactions||On 15 March 1695 Titus van der Kust Coromandel sold on behalf of Christoffel van Voorst with the written consent of Andrijs de Man to Hendrick Bouman, for Rds. 100.1|
On 25 November 1698 Lourens van Malabar was sold by Claes Hendriks Diepenhout to Hendricùs Munckerùs, for Rds. 44, this according to Böeseken who said he was the principaale slaaf of the latter. However in Changing Hands, Shell says the seller was Christoffel van Voorst and the purchaser Diepenouw.3,4
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.167.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 25.11.1698: Lourens from Mala bar (40), "principaale slaaf" belonging to Hendrick Munckerus, sold to him by Claas Hendrik Diepenauw for Rds. 44.
- [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: 1423
Slaves First Name: Lourens
Presumed Place Of Origin: Van Malabar
Day Of Sale: 25
Month Of Sale: 11
Year Of Sale: 1698
Type Of Name: Christian
Continental Origin Code: Indian Sub Continent
Slaves Age: 40
Slaves Gender: Male
Price In Rixdollars: 45
Sellers Last Name: Van Voorst
Sellers First Name: Christoffel
Sellers Civil Status: Monsieur
Sellers Gender: Male
Sellers Occupation: Occupation
Buyers Last Name: Diepenauw
Buyers First Name: Claas; H
Buyers Civil Status: Councillor
Buyers Gender: Male
Buyers Domicile: Cape district
Buyers Occupation: farmer
Comments And References: Sregocc
Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.