Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


Most viewed - Dave Papworth
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Bourne School 2006180 viewsAn old plague with a date of 1932, presumably the year the building was put up
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Bourne School 2006176 viewsView looking down from the top, I think the building on the left was put up post Bourne era
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Bourne School 2006173 viewsLooking down at what I think was the science block.
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150th anniversary of Singapore173 viewshis first day cover was issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Singapore
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Bugis Street at night170 viewsBugis Street at night, Suntec city buildings can be seen in the background
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Bourne School 2006168 viewsA view taken from the bend in the steps, this was where the prefects used to herd you if you were deemed to be pushing in the queue while waiting for the buses.
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Inside Bugis Street Market at night168 viewsInside Bugis Street Market at night
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Kampong160 viewsThis kampong was situated next to Far East Mansions and this photo was taken from one of
the upper flats.
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Far East Mansions160 views This ground floor flat at Far East Mansions used to be the families club for the forces residents in the sixties

Sadly far east mansions was demolished in July 2007 to make way for newer taller flats.
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Far East Mansions157 viewsThis photo is me (Dave P) standing in the grounds of Far East Mansions at roughly the same spot as one of my earlier ones taken in the sixties, that can be seen on this site
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SPCA and Dave Papworth156 viewsMy sister Gill, Maggie, who was one of the SPCA supervisors and me. I believe we had just presented Maggie with our collection tin. My sister and I had gone round all the Flats in Far East Mansions carol
singing and had raised quite a bit of cash. (Later Maggie took us to see The Italian Job, which hadn't long been released).
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Kim Yam Road156 viewsThis is Kim Yam Road just outside Far East Mansions looking down towards the River. The area on the right used to be a large Kampong with a Michelin tyre factory next door. The tyre factory was a former WWII POW Camp
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