Saturday, March 17, 2018

Miss Helene Wee and Mr. Tan Chin Tuan, Marriage 18 Sep 1926, Singapore

Fashionable Chinese Wedding
Banker's Son Marries Banker's Daughter.

The marriage of Mr. Tan Chin Tuan, Assistant Secretary of the Chinese Commercial Bank, eldest son of the late Mr. Tan Cheng Siong, who was manager of the Oversea Chinese Bank, and Miss Wee Helene, youngest daughter of Mr. Wee Theam Seng, manager of the Chinese Commercial Bank, was celebrated on Saturday, 18th September. The ceremony took place in the morning at their homes, according to old Chinese custom. A reception was held in honour of the occasion at the Garden Club, Tanah Merah, in the afternoon, a large gathering of friends and relatives gracing the occasion with their presence.

the following were among those present:--Mr. Lim Nee Soon, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Khiam, Mr. and Mrs. Kwa Siew Tee, Mr. Yeo Ban Keng, Mr. Lee Kong Chian, Mr. Lim Bock Kee, Mr. Wee Teck Seng, Mr. and Mrs. Chew Hock Leong, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Taye, Miss S. Blackmore, Mr. and Mrs. Lim Chong Kuo, Mrs. Lee Choon Guan, Mrs. Gaw Boon Chan, Mr. and Mrs. Seow Poh Leng, Mr. and Mrs. Chew Hock Hin, Miss M. E. Olson, Mr. J. Laycock, Mr. and Mrs. Teo Beng Wan, Mr. W. D. Shaw, Mr. Wee Keng Cheng, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Swee, Mr. and Mrs. Gaw Khek Chiew, Dr. Chia Boon Leong, Mr. Lim Chong Pang, Mr. Lim Chee Seng, Mr. Chia Teck Chye, Mr. Tang Kok Soon, Mr. H. M. Hoisington, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Woodford, Mr. J. W. Oliver, Mr. R. A. Monteiro, Mr. Yap Twee, Mr. Cheong Chwee Phuan, Mr. Goh Siew Jin, Mr. Cheong Koon Seng, Mr. Chan Sze Onn, Mrs. Tan Kah Kee, Mrs. Teo Ah Lee.

After the bride and bridegroom had received the congratulations of those present on the lawn, the wedding cake was cut by them and the health of the newly married couple was toasted. Mr. J. Laycock made a short speech proposing the health and happiness of the couple, which was well received, and the bridegroom in a few well-chosen words thanked the speaker and those present for their good wishes. The bride, was educated in the Methodist Girls' School, passing the Senior Cambridge examination about two years ago.

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