Titus van Bengale1

M, #16860, b. 1672/73

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Last Edited23/12/2015
BirthOrigin*Titus was from Bengal and was perhaps born there in 1672/73. He was said to be 27 or 28 years old in 1700.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 6 October 1700 Titus van Bengale was sold by Octavius van Macassar to Jacob van der Kust Coromandel, for Rds. 63.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 194.. 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. 194. 6.10.1700: Titus from Bengal (27/28), sold by Octavius [sic] from Macassar to the Free Black Jacob from the Coast Coromandel for Rds. 63.
  3. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Terwyl die addendum praat van "Octavius van Macassar" (6.10.1700) staan in die oorspronklike akte net Octavia.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."

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