Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


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Brownie revels July 1969151 viewsBrownie revels July 1969,
First names, (L-R) Susan, Helen, Kim and Jane.
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Our Car!125 viewsA 1951 Morris
We travelled over 10,000 miles in it
I remember that you could see the road through the floor in a few places!
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Changi Hotel144 viewsFront view of the Changi Hotel
Some families stayed here in transit back to the UK at the end of their tour. We were here for two weeks having missed our flight back twice!
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Changi Hotel141 viewsRear view of the Hotel. My mum is on the seat.
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Concrete Nanny129 viewsFemale manual worker from china, dubbed "Concrete Nannies" so called because they adopted kids from poorer families and did manual work. The money was used to give the adopted kids a good education. The hats worn were usually red.
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Dakotas160 viewsMums Netball team the Dakotas. Netball amongst the wives was very popular. Louise Manning is front row far right. Phyllis Kieft is second from left on back row.
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David Papworth123 viewsThis is me looking out over the harbour through my then new "toy".
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Taken in the grounds of Far East Mansions149 viewsTaken in the grounds of Far East Mansions. That’s me in the glasses and my sister is in the green skirt. These are some puppies we temporarily looked after from the SPCA. Note the Buddhist temple in the background.

The boy with the striped T-Shirt is Peter Manning. Far left is Paul Kieft and next to him with the dark hair is his brother Mark Kieft.
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Female Cop129 viewsA Singapore policewoman. Note the Anglia van, when did you last see one of those?
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General view130 viewsGeneral view from my sister’s bedroom (1969) the Fifth floor Far East Mansions. The road was probably River Valley.
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Hill 152142 viewsHill 152 was in the NE of the island; an old saw mill was situated there and was a favourite place for the "Mansions" Cubs, Brownies, Guides and Scouts to go. Here we are learning to cook. (I am in the green shirt).
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Hill 152133 viewsAnother favourite Scouting/Guiding activity taking place at Hill 152.
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