Laurens van Malabar1

M, #16085, b. circa 1675

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Last Edited05/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Laurens was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1675. He was said to be 20 years old in 1695.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 March 1695 Laurens van Malabar was sold by Nicolaes Kraijenvanger to Jan Holtsmit, for Rds. 75.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.167.. 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.167. 14.3.1695, p. 70: Laurens from Malabar (20), sold by the Rev. Nicolaes Craaijvanger, sailing on 't Huys te Loo, to Jan Holsmith for Rds. 75. (Signature Kraijenvanger.).

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