Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Dr. Lim Soon Kian (Bukit Brown)

Dr. Lim Soon Kian is the son of Mr. Lim Cheng Wee. Lim Soon Kian graduated from the Hong Kong University. Dr. Lim Soon Kian, M.B. and B.S. His clinic was called The New World Dispensary and operated at 492 North Bridge Road. The phone number was 480.

Dr. Lim Soon Kian was an active member of the Amateur Drawing Association and became its President in 1916. Dr. Lim Soon Kian passed away on October 22, 1933 at the age of 43.

Probate of his estate was given to his widow, Yeo Ai Lin. The address given was No. 177 Bencoolen Street.

Father: Lim Cheng Wee
Lim Cheng Wee was the Chief Cashier of the P. and O. Co. for over 20 years. He passed away due to apoplexy at the age of 59 on November 10, 1917 at 27-6 Killiney Road, leaving behind his widow and several children.. He was buried at the Alexandra Road Cemetery.

Untitled. (1917, November 13). The Straits Times.  
Untitled. (1915, December 30). The Straits Times
Untitled. (1916, August 5). The Singapore Free Press
Untitled. (1916, January 31). The Straits Times
Advertisements. (1933, November 18). The Singapore Free press


James Koh said...

Hi Peter, need your help again. Is Dr. Lim buried in the forest behind Madam Ong Sin Keow or on the slope en route to Mr. Ong Sam Leong? Thank you.

Rojak Librarian said...

Forest behind Madam Ong Sin Keow or alternatively, the jungle trail that leads from Ong Sam Leong to Chew Boon Lay.