Frans van Malabar1

M, #16358, b. 1674/75

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Last Edited19/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Frans was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there in 1674/75. He was said to be 22 or 23 years old 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 11 May 1697 Frans van Malabar and Candas van Pattana were sold by Pieter van Helsdingen to Albert Coopman, for Rds. 130.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 176.. 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. 176. 11.5.1697, p. 166 (verso): Frans from Malabar (22/23) and Candas (female) from Pattana (14/15), sold by Pieter van Helsdingen, fiscal of the Zion, to sick-comforter Albert Coopmans for Rds. 130.

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