Coridon van Batavia1

M, #16277, b. circa 1672

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Last Edited12/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Coridon was from the Batavia and may have been born there circa 1672. He was said to be 24 years old in 1696.1,2 
Slave TransactionsOn 21 June 1696 Coridon van Batavia was sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Johann Vosloo, for Rds. 100.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173.. 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:       1076     
    Slaves First Name:       Coridon     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Batavia     
    Day Of Sale:       21     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1696     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indonesian Archipelago     
    Slaves Age:       24     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       100     
    Sellers Last Name:       de Jong     
    Sellers First Name:       Jacob Joppe     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Vosloo     
    Buyers First Name:       Jan     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       free woodchopper     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis; fols. 76. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.173. 21.6.1696, pp. 76 (recto et verso): Coridon from Batavia, sold by Jacob Joppe de Jongh, skipper of the Swaag, to Jan Vosloo for Rds. 100.

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