A friend visited the Birch Memorial Clock Tower and brought us back these pictures. The top two are at the top of the steps as you approach the tower from [...]
Most people know about FMS, the oldest bar in Malaysia which is currently under renovation. Indeed many people fear that it will never open again. However it certainly looks hopeful. [...]
Known by Perakians young and old as The Old Post Office, and despite being connected to the Town Hall the building has been empty since the early 1990s and been derelict for [...]
Lam Looking building in Laxamana Road, Ipoh was destroyed by fire. Heritage buffs rejoiced when they heard that the bazaar had a new owner who was to restore it. Sure [...]
From time to time (but with monotonous regularity) Ipoh suffers a mysterious fire in one or other of the old buildings in Old or New Town. This one in Brewster [...]
Does anyone know anything about this club please. The badge is small (4cm diameter) and self adhesive. It is made from metal.
British Police Lieutenants Street and Allmond were posted to Kuala Selangor within days of their first arrival in Malaya. They reached that town without incident and spent the night there. [...]
No doubt you have heard of dairy farms, vegetable farms and the like, but what about "Gambling Farms"? The term Gambling Farms (so-called because they were run by representatives of syndicates [...]
At the start of the 20th century, the above title certainly belonged to Foo Choo Choon. Prior to him the mantle of the Richest Man in the FMS changed hands [...]
POLICE LIEUTENANT M R LIVINGSTONE KILLED IN AMBUSH IN TEMENGGOR 25 DECEMBER, 1950 At approx 10.00 a.m. on the 25th December, 1950, a party of seven police constables of the [...]
Does anyone recognise this family and their car, registration AA3. The photo came with some others from the albums of the Lau Ek Ching family of Ipoh and Pasir Pinji.
These Malayan Railway railcars designed by the Brtish and named the Wickham Armoured Railcar, were used during the Malayan Emergency 1948-1960 to carry bullion and other valuables to protect them [...]
Just published, this book includes a history of the school, recollections of years gone by and some thoughts on the way ahead for the next century. It is available from [...]
Published by Media Masters, Singapore and Authored by Sybil Kathigasu, Chin Peng and Ian Ward and Norma Miraflor, Faces of Courage stands as the first in-depth study of Malaya’s legendary [...]