Wednesday, August 29, 2012

See Toh Tuck and Lee Siew Eng, marriage 16 January 1937, Penang

Taiping Wedding. Chinese Married in Reformed Style. Taiping, Jan. 16. Two Chinese marriages in the reformed style took place today at the Cantonese Hoay Kuan at Taiping. In the first marriage the bridegroom was Mr. See Toh Tuck, second son of Madam Wong Ah Ngan, while the bride was Miss Lee Siew Eng, second daughter of the late Mr. Lee Man. The ceremony was conducted by Mr. Tham Chow Tuck, while the attesting witnesses were Messrs. Lim Kok Heng and Tan Eng Hoe. Miss Tilly Goon acted as bridesmaid, while Mr. Lee Yan Sau was bestman. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the same place. The couple left for their honeymoon for Penang. The second marriage was that of Mr. Boey Kim Loon, third son of Mr. and Mrs. Boey Seng Thiang, and Miss Ng Chye Mee, fifth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ng Sen Thiang. Mr. Lim Seang Kwee was bestman, while the Misses Boey Pak Lin and Boey Pak Ying nieces of the bridegroom, acted as flower girls. Towkay Loh Ah Kiew conducted the ceremony, while the attesting witnesses were Messrs. Ng Sen Fook and Chong Fook Lum. The ceremony was followed by a largely attended reception at the same place. [The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 18 January 1937, Page 3]

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