Joost van Malabar1

M, #15516, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited12/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Joost was from the Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1660. His age is estimated.1,2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.The name of Joost appeared as Joost van Macassar in the cited publication(s.)2
Slave TransactionsOn 13 March 1677 Joost van Malabar was sold by Cornelis Arentsz to Claas Hendriksz, for Rds. 38.3


  1. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 13.3.1677          TS I, g.p.
    Cornelis Arentsz Cleburgh, onderstuurman, verkoop aan Claas Hendricx van Meldorp, vryburger alhier, sy slaaf Joost van Malabar vir 38 Rds. [Cleijburgh.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 133.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 133. 13.3.1677: J oast from Macassar, sold by CorneIis Arentsz, second mate on a Company ship, to Hendrik J acob van Meldorp for Rds. 38.

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