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VAN DER MADE, Cornelis

Born: ca 1858
Died: 1902 09 12


Engineer for the NZASM. Of his first tasks was the prepararory work for the rail bridge across the Crocodile River. Thereafter he surveyed the rail line between Kaapmuiden and Barberton. In 1893 he was Engineer, head of the division of works at Waterval Boven and then In 1896 Chief Engineer in Pretoria. He was deported on British occupation of the ZAR in 1900. With WESTENBERG had 'Mea Volta' designed and built. He laid the foundation stone of the NZASM Eastern Line Head Offices in Waterval-Boven.

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing VAN DER MADE

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 114, 171

De Jong, RC, Van der Waal, GM. 1988. NZASM 100 : 1887-1899, the buildings, steam engines and structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company. Pretoria: C. Van Rensburg Publications on behalf of the Human Sciences Research Council. pp 137, 140

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 129