|NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695||NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695|
|Birth*||Cingala van Madagascar was born circa 1660 in Madagascar.1|
|Francisco Pireera b. c 1660|
|Slaves Owned by the Company||On 5 March 1684 Cingala van Madagascar was enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.2|
- [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao:' 1684
eodem dito (5 Mart) Bartholomaeus
de moeder Cingala van Madagascar. de vader Francisco Pireera, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
- [S427] Mansell Upham, "VOC Practice (Policy?) in the Manumission of Company Slaves at the Cape of Good Hope", Capensis (VOC Practice in the Manumission of Company Slaves) 3/2001, Western Cape Branch, Genealogical Society of South Africa, (2001): p. 53-55; Freed slaves could purchase or petition the Company for the freedom of their children, e.g. François van Maccao, a freed slave, requested on 14 January 1687 the freedom of his heelslagh son, Bartholomeus (3 years old) by the Company slave Cingala van Madagascar, which was granted.. Hereinafter cited as "VOC Practice in the Manumission of Company Slaves."