Seow Eng Tin (Bukit Brown)

Mr. Seow Eng Tin was a Manager  and in the Board of Directors of the Chinese Commercial Bank, Limited and owned land in Johore. Mr. Seow Eng Tin passed away at the age of 55 on 17 October 1929. He leaves behind a widow, two sons, Messrs. Seow Tiong Teck and Seow Tiong Soo, one daughter, Mrs. Koh Kong Guan, one grandson and 2 granddaughters.

Seow Eng Tin
Mrs. Seow Eng Tin, nee Madame Tan Keng Neo, died at her residence. No. 75, Neil Road, Singapore at the age od 56 on 11 September 1935. Mrs. Scow leaves behind two sons, Messrs. Seow Tiong Teck and Seow Tiong Soo (both of the Universal Motor Accessory Co.) and one daughter, Mrs. Koh Kong Guan, 1 son-in-law, 1 daughter-in-law and 4 grandchildren.

Madam Tan Keng Neo 

beautiful western lions

Estate battles and auctions

In 21 December 1934, Madam Tan Keng Neo put out a advertisement removing his son, Seow Tiong Teck from being able to act on her behalf on his belated father's estate. Madam Tan Keng Neo was granted probate and executioner of her late husband's estate on February 21, 1930. Seow Tiong Teck passed away at the age of 75 on 21 August 1976.

In an auction notice dated April and August 1933, Seow Eng Tin had land in No. 15, 16. Jalan Station in Kluang, Johore with each at 1,800 sq ft as well as 42 acres of land in Johore Bahru which are planted with mostly rubber trees. This indicates that Mr. Seow Eng Tin had a number of properties both in Singapore and Malaya.

Location of tomb

Mr. Seow Eng Tin is located at Block 1 Section B, plot 135 (Reserved)


Death. (1929, October 18). The Straits Times
Advertisement. (1930, April 7). The Straits Times
Advertisement. (1933, May 6). The Straits Times
Advertisement. (1933, September 1). The Straits Times
Advertisement. (1934, December 22). The Straits Times
Mrs. Seow Eng Tin. (1935, September 13). The Straits Times



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