Anthony van Ceylon1

M, #16433, b. circa 1672

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Last Edited17/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Anthony was from Ceylon and was perhaps born there circa 1672. He was said to be 25 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 18 June 1697 Anthony van Ceylon was sold by Nicolaes Neuselaer to Steven Vermey, for Rds. 85.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 178.. 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. 178. 18.6.1697, p. 203 (verso): Anthony from Ceylon (25), sold by Nicolaes Neuselaer, skipper of De Waterman, to Steven Vermeij for Rds. 85.

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