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Born: fl 1896


He arrived from the Netherlands before 1896 and was granted citizenship in 1896 11 19 after the Jameson Raid. (Ploeger & de Kock, 1989: 141). Rex (1974: 375) records him as being in the architectural service of the ZAR PWD. Longland's Directory of 1899 records him as being the 3rd Clerk in the Roads Section.

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 MAAS

Longland. 1979. Longland's Pretoria Directory for 1899 (Reprint No. 85). Pretoria: The State Library. pp 223

Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 141

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 Pretoria: Unpublished Ph.D. pp 375