Betty van Bengale1

F, #16607, b. circa 1690

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Last Edited23/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Betty was from the Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1690. She was said to be 8 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 8 May 1698 Betty van Bengale was sold by William Erle to Jan Brommert, for Rds. 30.2


  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. 8.6.1698: Betty from Bengal (8), sold by William ErIe of the Samson to Jan Brommert for Rds. 30.

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