Saturday, March 17, 2018

Chan Tak Hor, Death 11 Jan 1956, Penang

MR CHAN TAK HOR, passed away peacefully at penang General Hospital, at 12.30 p.m. on Jan 11, 1956. Funeral from 10, Dunn Road, penang, at 4 30 p.m. today for interment at Western Road Cemetery.

The Singapore Free Press, 12 January 1956, Page 16

Miss Helene Wee and Mr. Tan Chin Tuan, Marriage 18 Sep 1926, Singapore

Fashionable Chinese Wedding
Banker's Son Marries Banker's Daughter.

The marriage of Mr. Tan Chin Tuan, Assistant Secretary of the Chinese Commercial Bank, eldest son of the late Mr. Tan Cheng Siong, who was manager of the Oversea Chinese Bank, and Miss Wee Helene, youngest daughter of Mr. Wee Theam Seng, manager of the Chinese Commercial Bank, was celebrated on Saturday, 18th September. The ceremony took place in the morning at their homes, according to old Chinese custom. A reception was held in honour of the occasion at the Garden Club, Tanah Merah, in the afternoon, a large gathering of friends and relatives gracing the occasion with their presence.

the following were among those present:--Mr. Lim Nee Soon, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Khiam, Mr. and Mrs. Kwa Siew Tee, Mr. Yeo Ban Keng, Mr. Lee Kong Chian, Mr. Lim Bock Kee, Mr. Wee Teck Seng, Mr. and Mrs. Chew Hock Leong, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Taye, Miss S. Blackmore, Mr. and Mrs. Lim Chong Kuo, Mrs. Lee Choon Guan, Mrs. Gaw Boon Chan, Mr. and Mrs. Seow Poh Leng, Mr. and Mrs. Chew Hock Hin, Miss M. E. Olson, Mr. J. Laycock, Mr. and Mrs. Teo Beng Wan, Mr. W. D. Shaw, Mr. Wee Keng Cheng, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Swee, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Chiew, Dr. Chia Boon Leong, Mr. Lim Chong Pang, Mr. Lim Chee Seng, Mr. Chia Teck Chye, Mr. Tang Kok Soon, Mr. H. M. Hoisington, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Woodford, Mr. J. W. Oliver, Mr. R. A. Monteiro, Mr. Yap Twee, Mr. Cheong Chwee Phuan, Mr. Goh Siew Jin, Mr. Cheong Koon Seng, Mr. Chan Sze Onn, Mrs. Tan Kah Kee, Mrs. Teo Ah Lee.

After the bride and bridegroom had received the congratulations of those present on the lawn, the wedding cake was cut by them and the health of the newly married couple was toasted. Mr. J. Laycock made a short speech proposing the health and happiness of the couple, which was well received, and the bridegroom in a few well-chosen words thanked the speaker and those present for their good wishes. The bride, was educated in the Methodist Girls' School, passing the Senior Cambridge examination about two years ago.

Miss Kim Bong and Che Yahya bin Ali, Marriage October 1935, Malacca

The marriage was solemnised a few days ago between Che Yahya bin Ali of the rubber restriction office, Jasin, and Miss Kim Bong, daughter of Tuan Haji Aminah binte Dato' Haji Samsudin. A tea-party was given which was attended by a large gathering.

Mary Seow and Chan Lian Seng, Marriage October 1935, Malacca

Malacca News
(From Our Own Correspondent)
Malacca, Oct. 13.

In response to invitations issued by Mr. Chan Tuan Giap, manager of Malaka Pinda Rubber Estates, Ltd., a large number of guests attended a Chinese dinner at his residence at Heeren Street yesterday. The occasion was the marriage of his brother, Mr. Chan Lian Seng, of the Oversea Chinese Bank, to Miss Mary Seow, daughter of Mr. Seow Ban Seng, an old and respected resident of Malacca. Another dinner will also be given to-night.

Source: Malaya Tribune, 16 October 1935, Page 5

Seow Fong Lin, Death 6 May 1926, Singapore

Mr. Seow Fong Lin, age 59, late of Chartered Bank, passed away peacefully on May 6, 1926, at his residence No. 10-a, Lorong 4, East Coast, off Joo Chiat Place. He leaves two sons, Messrs. Seow Koon Ann and Seow Kim Puan, two daughters, two sons-in-law, Messrs. Tan Beng Tiong and ho Teck Hin and several grandchildren. Funeral on Sunday, at 10 a.m. precisely to Holland Road Cemetery. F.M.S., Penang and Bangkok papers please copy.

Source:The Straits Times, 7 May 1926, Page 8

Friday, March 16, 2018

Mrs. C. O. Lim nee Pidduck, death 1933 December, Singapore.

Death of Mrs. Lim.
Wife of Well-Known Local Lawyer.

The death took place at the General Hospital on Sunday of Mrs. C. O. Lim, wife of a well-known lawyer.

Deceased, who was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Pidduck of London, had been in indifferent health for some time.

She was an accomplished lady, being an associate of Trinity College of Music, London, and was a Gibson scholar in the same institution.

The funeral took place yesterday at Bidadari.

Wreaths were received from the following:

Dr. and Mrs. Ou Kok Boo, Dr. and Mrs. S. W. Tay, Dr. and Mrs. Cheong Chee Hai, Dr. and Mrs. V. K. Samy, Mr. and Mrs. K. I. Tan, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Toh, Mr. and Mrs. Ng Cheng Koon, Mr. and Mrs, M. V. Pillai, Mr. and Mrs, S. J. Seow,  Mrs. Khoo Boo Gay and family, Mr. and Mrs. Song Ong Siang.

Dr. Muthutamby, Mr. S. Shunmugam, Mr. and Mrs. Lvim Hoon Bee, Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Ho, Mr. and Mrs. Lim Koon Teck, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lim, Dr. and Mrs. Ho Chee Heng, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Mallal, D.r and Mrs. Ang Swee Hian, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Tan, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Chye Choon and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chia Keng Chin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Loke Yew Bee, Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Mallal, Mr. and Mrs. Lum Kam Sum, Mr. and Mrs. E, M. Tampoe-Phillo[s, Mr. and Mrs. Teh Say Koo, Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Cheah.

Dr. and Mrs. Lim Eng Hae, Mr. and Mrs. Chin Kee Choon, Dr. and Mrs. S. H. Tan and family, Mr. K. H. Oon, Mr. Pooh Yew and Mr. Tang Chee Cheng, Messrs. C. K, Lee and C. C, Tan and Miss R. Wong, Messrs. Frank Quahe and Chhong Thutt Pitt, Messrs. Yap Peng Geck and S, K, Gaw, Dr. Andrew G. Williams, Miss Jenny Lim and Mr. B. H. Chia.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

James Ferguson Lamb, Death 29th May 1898, Penang

The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), 9 June 1898, Page 1

On the 29th inst., at the General Hospital, Penang, James Ferguson Lamb, eldest son of James Lamb, of Prye Estate, Province Wellesley, aged 29.


The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), 9 June 1898, Page 5

Many of his friends in Singapore will regret to see the announcement of the death of Mr. J. F. Lamb, of Penang, which took place last Sunday at the General Hospital, Penang, from fever. The Pinang Gazette has this obituary notice:-

Mr. J. F. Lamb was born in Penang on the 4th of July, 1868. His father, Mr. J. Lamb, for some time attorney to the late Sir E. Horsman, had charge of the large Sugar Estates now belonging to the Penang Sugar Estate Company, and subsequently opened the Prye Sugar Estate, where he was eventually succeeded by Mr. E. A. Blundell Brown, the present manager. For a short period, just before his death, he was a member of the Legislative Council. Mr. J. F. Lamb was educated at Clifton College, where he remained until he had completed his studies in England. He then came out to Penang, and about twelve years ago was engaged as Assistant on the Prye Sugar Estate. While at Clifton College although in neither Cricket nor in Football Eleven, he was tried for each team and succeeded in winning his "house cap" at both games. After his arrival in the Straits, he was always one of the players for Penang in inter-settlement and foreign matches. Tennis, however, was his strong point, and, besides winning the Province Championship on three occasions, he once secured that or the Straits in Singapore.

Upon leaving Prye Estate he entered Government service, became Police Financial Secretary in Penang, and during Mr. Bowen's absence acted as Sheriff and Deputy Registrar of the Supereme Court. He was also Judge's Secretary for a time, but about six months ago he relinquished the service and entered into private business on his own account.

For the last two years he has been filling the post of Secretary to the Turf Club, and in that capacity has put excellent work for sport in Penang, winning for himself at the same time well-deserved popularity. Quite recently, he was appointed Secretary to the Golf Club and to the Penang Hunt Club.

As already stated, Mr. Lamb was a general favourite, and the energy and tact he displayed in all undertakings into which he entered will be very much missed in the Settlement. Public sympathy is generally expressed towards the relatives of the deceased, in their bereavement, and towards the young lady to whom Mr. Lamb was engaged and was shortly about to be married.