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Born: 1862 03 03
Died: 1934 12 09


Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Recorded as one of the five engineers of the NZASM who left the Netherlands for the ZAR on 28 July 1887, accompanied by fellow engineers GH VAN DER MEULEN, JE VAN IJSENDIJK, J GROLL and T STEINMETZ. In September of 1890 he married Maria Elizabeth Jorrison. At the outbreak of the South African War he was still in service of the NZASM. He was later appointed to high post in the Nederlandsch-Indische Spoorweg Maatschkappij (see Wikipedia). He died in Den Haag, Netherlands. (Ploeger, 1994: 135; In Memorium, [1908]: 10)

Books citing VAN LENNEP

Anonymous [Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaanse Spoorwegmaatschappij]. [c.1909]. In Memoriam N.Z.A.S.M. Amsterdam: JH De Bussy. pp 10, 84

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

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 106

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 135

Van Winter, PJ. 1937. Onder Krugers Hollanders : Geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij. Eerste Deel. Amsterdam: JH de Bussy. pp 172