Coridon van Bengale1,2

M, #16741, b. circa 1694

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Last Edited27/05/2015
Birth*Coridon van Bengale was born circa 1694, was from.1
Slave TransactionsOn 11 May 1699 Coridon van Bengale and Silvia van Bengale were sold by Jan Dircks de Beer to Willem Adriaan van der Stel, for Rds. 20 each.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 189-190.. 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:       1508     
    Slaves First Name:       Coridon     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Bengal     
    Day Of Sale:       11     
    Month Of Sale:       5     
    Year Of Sale:       1699     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       5     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       20     
    Sellers Last Name:       de Beer     
    Sellers First Name:       Jan Dirk     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Speculator     
    Buyers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Buyers First Name:       Willem Adriaan     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       governor     
    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. 189. 11.5.1699: Coridon (5) and Silvia (6), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer to Willem Adriaan van der Stel for Rds. 20 each.

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