Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ng Ann Thye, death May 1936, Ipoh

Ipoh, May 2. The death has occurred of Mr. Ng Ann Thye, eldest son of the late Mr. Ng Boo Bee who was a millionaire tin miner 50 years ago owning many tin mines at Kamunting, near Taiping and also many houses at Taiping and Penang. Mr. Ng Ann Thye was a former member of the Taiping Sanitary Board and a committee member of the Taiping Turf Club. He also owned racehorses and served on several public bodies. He had been in ill health latterly. A keen sportsman he frequently took soccer teams from Taiping to play at Penang. The funeral will take place on Wednesday. [The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 4 May 1936, Page 6]

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