Tan Cheng Kiat 陳淸吉
Hoe Thong 和通
According to Andrew Tan, 陳長水 Tan Tiang Swee was his half brother
星洲日報, 22 August 1966, Page 2
錫奎 Tan Sek Kay (Tan Seck Kay)
錫焜 Tan Sek Khoon (Tan Seck Khoon)
錫福 Tan Sek Hock (Tan Seck Hock)
錫泉 Tan Sek Chuan (Tan Seck Chuan)
錫培 Tan Sek Poei (Tan Seck Poei)
錫添 Tan Sek Thiam (Tan Seck Thiam)
The Straits Times, 14 August 1966, Page 14
Tan Cheng Kit, 82 years, passed away peacefully on Friday 12.8.66 at 11.35 pm at 341 Upper Paya Lebar Road. He Leaves behind his beloved wife, 6 sons
Tan Sek Kay
Tan Seck Khoon
Tan Seck Hock
Tan Seck Chuan
Tan Seck Poei
Tan Seck Thiam
Quemoy (Kinmen 金門) and Lorong How Sun 羅弄後山
From wikipedia. Quemoy, pronounced /kɪˈmɔɪ/, is a name for the island in English and in other European languages. It may have originated as a Spanish or Portuguese transcription of the Zhangzhou Hokkien pronunciation of the name, Kim-mûi.
Phase 1 was bought by Tan Seck Kay in 1941 & conveyed to Kim Lam in 1949.The rest of the area, (which I named Phase 2), were bought by Kim Lam also in 1949.
In Phase 1, both Quemoy Road and Lor How Sun was developed same time, & this news advert appeared in 1961 with those names.
Yr 1969 Houses for sale in Phase 1
Yr 1968 Houses for sale in Phase 2
Phase 1 was 3 plots of vacant land bought in 1941 by Tan Seck Kay who promptly turned it into a quarry for his bricks production
Production factories were built into that area with pte roads serving it.
When the earth has been depleted, land usage would have changed, with land/housing development. So begin Phase 2, with ownership passing onto Kim Lam in 1949.
Same year, Kim Land bought the lands in Phase 2.
Quemoy Road was named as a Pte Road, serving the Flats/Houses in Phase 1.
Both Phase 1 &2 were private roads, so have to draw references from the Public Road.
Since both roads served houses/flats sold by Kim Lam, there is no reason not to believe that the roads were named by Tan Cheng Kiat for his homeland, Quemoy and How Sun
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