Stories of the Hof

Just behind the Morsweg and beyond the Lopsenstraat lies the Transvaalhof. Entering the hof through one of the two entrance gates immediately feels like entering a peaceful haven. It is located between one of the busiest streets in Leiden and the main train station, but it is barely noticable. Who are and were the residents of this hof and what history is hidden there? In other words, what stories can be found behind the doors of the Transvaalhof?

This story is also available in Nederlands (nl).