Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Chia Ann Siang, death 23 September 1892, Singapore

Obituary. --- Another well known and respectable Chinese resident has passed away from our midst in the person of Mr. Chia Ann Siang, who died at his residence at 6.30 p.m. yesterday. Deceased was for a long time head storekeeper to Messrs. Boustead & Co., and retired a year ago with a fortune. Mr. Ann Siang, who has only lived to the age of 58 years, leaves a large family to mourn his loss. [Daily Advertiser, 24 September 1892, Page 3]

Permission was given to bury the remains of Mr. Chia Ann Siang on his private estate in Bukit Timah Road, by a majority of 5 to 3. [Straits Times Weekly Issue, 5 October 1892, Page 5]

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