Casta Gentiver van Dhaca1

M, #16601, b. circa 1684

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Last Edited23/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Casta was from Dhaka and was perhaps born there circa 1684. He was said to be 14 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 May 1698 Casta Gentiver van Dhaca was sold by Hendrik Doncker to Jan van Meerland, for Rds. 55.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 184.. 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. 184. 5.5.1698: Casto Gentiver from Dhaca (14), sold by Hendrik Donker of De Lek toJan van Meerland for Rds. 55.

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