Sunday, February 09, 2014

Old Pictures of Bukit Brown

Ever wondered how Bukit Brown looked backed when it first opened for public burials. Below are a compilation of pictures that i have gathered either from Newspaper archives or from the private collection of the descendants buried in Bukit Brown. If you have any to share, do email me your photos.

1920-1930's 

1934 (source: NewspaperSG)

Shelter in Bukit Brown in 1920's
(Photo courtesy of Madam Lim Soo Eng and James Yip)

Shelter in Bukit Brown in 1920's
(Photo courtesy of Madam Lim Soo Eng and James Yip)

Shelter in Bukit Brown in 1920's
(Photo courtesy of Madam Lim Soo Eng and James Yip)


Chia Hood Theam's tomb with funeral wreaths in 1938
(photo courtesy of Chia Chan Chai and Noreen Chan)



1940's -1950s

View from roundabout toward direction
of Ho Siak Kuan's tomb 

Guard of honor funeral for Mr Wong Chin Yoke 


1960s-1970's
Shelter in the 1960's
(Photo courtesy of Madam Lim Soo Eng and James Yip)





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