Chia Hood Theam Family

 Chia Hood Theam and  Yeo Lan Neo

謝佛添与楊鱗娘








前宅

皇清顕考諱佛添謝公之壽城







IN MEMORY OF MR CHIA HOOD THEAM

BORN 6 FEBRAURAY 1863

DIED 10TH JULY 1938

IN MEMORY OF MADAM YEO LAN NEO

(NONYA TAWEE)

BORN 10TH MARCH 1865

DIED 21ST JULY 1949

DEATHS.

Malaya Tribune, 11 July 1938, Page 3




The Straits Times 17 July 1938

Mainly about Malayans

57 years 

57 years with the Mercantile Bank of India and head shroff since 1889 was the record of Mr Chia Hood Theam who died last week and whose funeral takes place today. 

One of the best known members of Singapore Straits born Chinese community he followed his father , Mr Chia Leong Chuan , in service with the bank after leaving Raffles Institution.


The Straits Times, 22nd July 1949 Pg 8

Mrs Chia Hood Theam nee Yeo Lan Neo, aged 88 passed away on 21st inst at 5 pm at 148 Killiney road. She leaves behind four sons Messrs Chia Keng Tye, Chia Keng Chin, Dr Chia Keng Hoe and Chia Keng Boon, four daughters, four sons in laws and numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren to mourn her loss. Funeral on Wednesday 27th inst cortege leaving residence at 4 pm to Bukit Brown Cemetery


From Song Ong Siang book One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese in Singapore 




Mr. Chia Hood Theam is the eldest son of the late Chia Leong Chuan, who was for many years head shroff of the Mercantile Bank. He was educated at Raffles Institution and became assistant to his father, and, on his father's death, he succeeded to the post of headshroff of the same Bank. He has shown real interest in the movement for female education by undertakingk theduties of Hon. Treasurer of the Singapore Chinese Girls' School for several years. Of a quiet and unassuming disposition,he is much respected for his integrity of character by the Chinese community. Among his sons, Chia KengTye is one of the best tennis players among the Straits-born Chinese,Chia Keng Hoe is a local medical practitioner and Chia Keng Boon is a keen volunteer.

Chia Siew Hong



謝秀鳳之墓

Chia Siew Hong 

The Straits Times 5 May 1924

On May 3, 1924, at 28 Lorong 17, off Gaylang Road, Madam Chia Siew Hong, third daughter of Mr and Mrs Chia Hood Theam, age 31, beloved wife of Mr Tan Kim Swee. Funeral tomorrow to Bukit Brown Cemetery, Deeply regretted.

MARRIAGE

The Straits Budget, 11 April 1929, Page 28 





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