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OBERMEYER, Charles Ferdinand

Born: fl 1895
Died: 1903+


Originally OBERMEIJER. Recorded in the Almanak of 1895 as working in the Department of Public Works for the South African Republic under SW WIERDA in Johannesburg as Government Supervisor, and by 1897 as Chief Government Supervisor, Johannesburg, a position he held until the outbreak of the South African War. After the war he was later listed as working in partnership with WIERDA (cf WIERDA & OBERMEYER) from an address in Loveday Street, Johannesburg in 1903.

(Rex 1974:375)

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 OBERMEYER

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 87, 88

Longland. 1979. Longland's Pretoria Directory for 1899 (Reprint No. 85). Pretoria: The State Library. pp 222

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 96

Rex, Hermann Moritz. 1974. Die Lewe en Werk van Sytze Wierda in Nederland met verwysing na sy betekenis vir die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. Pretoria: Unpublished Ph.D. pp 375

Van Winter, PJ. 1938. Onder Krugers Hollanders : Geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij. Tweede Deel. Amsterdam: JH de Bussy. pp 36 n1