Coridon van de Kust Coromandel1

M, #16561, b. 1679/80

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Last Edited22/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Coridon was from Coromandel Coast and was perhaps born there in 1679/80. He was said to be 18 or 19 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 April 1698 Coridon van de Kust Coromandel was sold by Melchior de Vos to Johannes Swellengrebel, for Rds. 60.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 183.. 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. 183. 5.3 .1698: Coridon from the Coast (18 j 19), sold by Melchior de Vos, skipper of the Beijern, to Johannes Swellengrebel for Rds. 60.

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