Slavery in South Africa

Register of slaves

The following people were enslaved and worked on Groot Constantia. They are divided according to owner, as it was customary to list slaves in the inventory of owners.

Simon van der Stel (1685-1716)

  • Jan van Oldenburg from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Pagelet
  • Paris from Malabar (in India)
  • Isaacq from Malabar (in India)
  • Pieter from Malabar (in India)
  • Marcus from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Indebet Chemehairje from Madagascar
  • Secca Gijoa from Madagascar
  • Domingo from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Dominga from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India
  • Bacacan from Macassar ([Ujung Pandang] on the island of Celebes, Indonesia)
  • Thomas from Madagascar
  • Paulus from Malacca (in Malaysia)
  • Aran from Malabar (in India), Helena from Macassar ([Ujung Pandang] on the island of Celebes, Indonesia) and their baby Lize
  • Anthoni from Madagascar
  • Titus from Malabar (in India)
  • Revan from Madagascar
  • Mange from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Motta from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Abraham from the coast of Malabar (in India)
  • Simon from the coast of Malabar (in India)
  • George from Madagascar
  • Anthonij from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Helene from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Cornelis from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Schipio from Coromandel (India)
  • Joseph from the island Bali (Indonesia)
  • Ijsack from Cochin (in Kerala, India)
  • Schipio from Cochin (in Kerala, India
  • Titus from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Jan from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Anthonij from Madagascar
  • Titus from Macassar ([Ujung Pandang] on the island of Celebes, Indonesia)
  • Jan
  • November
  • Jafta from Macassar ([Ujung Pandang] on the island of Celebes, Indonesia)
  • Tammerlaan from the island Bouton (in the Philippines)
  • Kupido from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Kupido from the Coast
  • Abraham from Tuticorin (in Tirunelveli, India)
  • Anthonij from the Coast
  • Douwe from Timor (one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
  • Aron from Negapatam (in Madras, India)
  • Barneveld from the coast of Malabar (in India)
  • Januarij from Macassar ([Ujung Pandang] on the island of Celebes, Indonesia)
  • Aron from Ternate (in eastern Indonesian archipelago)
  • David from Malabar (in India) • Isse Cici from Tamanewol
  • Sambo Nangombe from Tamboijt
  • Carra Sova from Tansumo
  • Inpieta from Tamanewol
  • Ereffa from Temetard (in India)
  • Sambo from Temetard (in India)
  • Hallantava from Tevekaeijn
  • Mohua from Tevekaeijn
  • Etobe from Tanboijaijt
  • Ekoota Raeij Hoolbee from Tancinaaij
  • Maria
  • Aurora
  • Titus from Malabar (in India)
  • Matthijs from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Ram from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Susanna from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Angus from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Hercules from Madagascar
  • Samson from Madagascar
  • Hector from Madagascar
  • Weggesonken from Cape Verde (in Upper Guinea)
  • Behouden from Cape Verde (in Upper Guinea)
  • Dikbeen from Cape Verde (in Upper Guinea)
  • Augustus from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Augustijn
  • Dirck from the Coast
  • Claes from Cochin (in Kerala, India)
  • Susanna Catharina from Ceylon
  • Matthijs
  • Ysak
  • Hendrik Constant
  • Lena Selix
  • Fabia from Brazil
  • Leonora from Madagascar
  • Christina from the Canary Islands
  • Job from Madagascar
  • Adamsol from the Cape
  • Adriaantje from Trancquebar (in Madras, India)
  • Maria from Malabar (in India)
  • Mouto from Malabar (in India)
  • Sophia from the Cape
  • Clara from the Cape
  • Dorothea from the Cape
  • Constantia from the Cape
  • Delia from the Cape
  • Theodora from the Cape
  • Philip from the Cape
  • Lucas from Madagascar
  • Hendrik
  • Francina
  • Juliana
  • Caesar, Susanna Maria and their daughters Appollonia, Sara and Maria
  • Catrina from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India), her daughter Juliana and son Philippus
  • Marie
  • Lijsbeth
  • Secilia (sic)
  • Christina
  • Katel
  • Johannes Aäron
  • Gidean
  • Abraham
  • Jacob
  • Hendrika
  • Magdalena from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Leander
  • Adriana
  • Delphina
  • Elias
  • Jonas
  • Emmerentia
  • Clara
  • Alexander
  • Ambrosius
  • Hendrik
  • Bastiaan from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Jafeth from Ternate (in eastern Indonesian archipelago)
  • Noach from Madagascar
  • Tobias from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Eleonora from Madagascar
  • Jan from Angola
  • Caesar from Bodaga
  • Manassa from Java
  • Jephta from Ternate (in eastern Indonesian archipelago)
  • Rudolphus from Bengal (in the present Bangladesh and India)
  • Jacob from Madagascar
  • Adam from Madagascar
  • Matthijs from Malabar (in India)

Oloff Bergh (1716-1724)

No names of slaves known

Anna de Koningh (1724-1734)

  • Paul from Madagascar
  • Paris from Manasseh
  • Cater from Tambawa
  • Ticor from Ambon (or Amboina, one of the Moluccan islands, Indonesia)
  • Mueda from Slaayen • Samson from Bugi (from Sulawesi region of eastern Indonesia)
  • Salomon from Bunar
  • Salomon from Malabar (in India)
  • Pieter from Tambawa
  • Baba from Nias (island near Sumatra)
  • Patrys from the Cape
  • Klaas from the Cape
  • Titus from Mozambique
  • Matthys from Mozambique, his wife Serrnie and their son Isaac, both from the Cape
  • Esau from the Cape
  • Nero from the Cape
  • Frans from the Cape
  • Hoop from Mozambique
  • September from Bugi (from Sulawesi region of eastern Indonesia), his wife Mariserra from Mozambique and their son Ontong from the Cape
  • Mannas from Ternate (in eastern Indonesian archipelago)
  • September from Malabar (in India)
  • Mattheus from Mozambique
  • Marjava from Mozambique
  • Antonie
  • Lakay