Laurens Pijl1

M, #16640, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited24/05/2015
Birth*Laurens Pijl was born circa 1665.1
Slave TransactionsOn 16 May 1698 Augusteyn Origin Unknown was sold on behalf of Laurens Pijl by Francois van der Stel to Jan Dircks de Beer, for an unspecified amount. I have used the interpretation of this transaction by Shell in Changing Hands.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 185.. 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:       1404     
    Slaves First Name:       Augustijn     
    Day Of Sale:       16     
    Month Of Sale:       5     
    Year Of Sale:       1698     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       _Unknown     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Last Name:       Pijl; [Stel;VD; Frans: agent]     
    Sellers First Name:       Laurens     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Councillor     
    Buyers Last Name:       de Beer     
    Buyers First Name:       Jan Dirk     
    Buyers Civil Status:       Councillor     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 185. ...5.1698: Augusteyn from an unknown origin (-), sold by Frans van der Stel to Laurens Pijl for an unspecified sum.
    ...5.1698: Augustijn from an unknown origin (-), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer
    to Simon van der Stel for an unspecified sum. Unsigned.

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