An article by guest writer Lam Chih Tsung. Refer to “About the Writer” at the end of the Post. April 2013. An important year and month in my life. I have found a bunch of books, and with it new knowledge. I knew that my Great Great Grandfather, Lam Chiew San（蓝秋山), knelt down for three days in …
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The first volume of the 10th edition of the Dabu Lam Clan Genealogical Table……
And this was the ninth edition compiled in 1932
Tomb of Da Xing Gong, founding patriarch of the Dabu Lams.
The family temple of the Xi An Gong sub branch of the Junior Wing Fifth Branch — the sub branch that the Author belongs to.
Tomb of Ming Jian Gong
One of the most impressive Tulous （fortified communal housing) in Hakka Country, Tai An Lou (泰安楼). Several of these Tulous were built during troubled times, such as the twilight of dynasties.
Chiew San Gong, founder of the Lam Clan in Singapore, started Singapore’s first pawnshop.
Lam Sen Tong, pawnshop king of Singapore in the interwar years. (From the Lam Pin Swee Collection.)
The House that Lam Built. Sen Tong Gong’s 100 room mansion. Ironically, Photo is taken in 1949, just as the Red Army is about to put an end to this way of life.
The wedding of Mr and Mrs Lam Joon Chong (Gen 24) at the Nanyang Khek (Hakka) Association in 1936. Lam Sen Tong (Gen 23) is at extreme right.
Dabu Lams — Gens 24, 25, 26, relaxing at Changi. The author fondly recalls those beach holidays!
…..followed by the remaining nine.