Friday, September 14, 2012

Mrs. Yap Ah Loy, death 12 July 1924, Kuala Lumpur

The death occurred on July 12, at her residence in Ampang Road, Kuala Lumpur, of Mrs Yap Ah Loy, widow of the late Capitan China of Selangor, and mother of Messrs Yap Hon Chin, Yap Loong Shin and Yap Loong Fong. Mrs Yap Ah Loy was one of the oldest and most respected Chinese residents of Kuala Lumpur. Only last month the Government sanctioned a pension of $200 a month from 1923 to be paid to her. She was born at Malacca in 1849. The funeral will take place on Sunday. [The Straits Times, 16 July 1924, Page 8]

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