Friday, June 27, 2014

Martha Dunlop nee Potts, Death 3 Apr 1930

The Straits Times, 5 April 1930, Page 11


Death of Col. S. Dunlop's Widow.

(From Our Own Correspondent.)

London, Apr. 4.

The Death has occurred at the age of 88, of Martha, the widow of the late Colonel Samuel Dunlop, R.A., C.M.G., who was Inspector-General of Police in Singapore in 1875.

In 1884 Colonel Dunlop was appointed Acting Resident Councillor in Penang.

The Straits Times, 29 April 1930, Page 20

London, April 3.

The death occurred today at Highgate in her 88th year of Mrs Dunlop, widow of Lieut-Colonel Samuel Dunlop, C.M.G., late Royal Artillery and of Singapore. Colonel Dunlop was Inspector-General of Police, S.S. in 1875. He took part as Commissioner in the Sungei Ujong expedition of 1874 and was appointed Special Commissioner for Perak affairs in 1875 after the murder of Mr. J. W. W. Birch. He performed many other valuable services besides his purely police duties and is frequently mentioned in "One Hundred Years of Singapore."

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