Abraham van der Kust Coromondel1

M, #16302, b. circa 1670

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Last Edited22/10/2015
BirthOrigin*Abraham was from Coromandel Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1670. He was said to be 26 years old in 1696.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 October 1696 Abraham van der Kust Coromondel, Isaak van der Kust Coromondel and Matthijs van der Kust Coromondel were sold by Thomas Hayes to Hendrik Barent Oldenlandt, for Rds. 170.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 174.. 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. 174. 22.10.1696, pp.109 (verso) 110: Three slaves, Abraham (26), Isaak (16) and Matthijs (10), all from the Coast of Coromandel, sold for Rds. 170 by Thomas Hayes, Captain of the Mary, to Hendrik Bernhard Oldenland.

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