Titus van Malabar1

M, #16284, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited12/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Titus was from the Malabar Coast and may have been born there circa 1674. He was said to be 22 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 June 1696 Titus van Malabar was sold on behalf of Hendrik Vuyst by Jacob Velthuys to Simon van der Stel, for Rds. 80.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173.. 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.173. 22.6.1696, pp. 82 (verso) 83: Titus from Malabar (22), sold to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 80 by Jacob Velthuys, bookkeeper on the Swaag, on behalf of Hendrik Vuyst, merchant in Batavia.

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