Hi I am Tan Tock Seng. I received news from Major Farquhar and said that the British had established a trading port in Singapore, so I decided to come. I was only 21 years old.
Mr Tan was very hardworking, he sold vegetables, chicken and fruit
Selling vegetables, chicken and fresh fruits!
I want this avocado and this brocolli
After he became rich, he started helping the Chinese Community
Here take this. Use it wisely !
Money please. I have to feed my family and pay medical fees.
Major Farquhar sent new to the people in Melaka that the British had established a trading port in Singapore. Mr Tan decided to come to Singapore. He was 21 years old then.
Mr Tan contributed by donating to the building of temples in Singapore.
Mr Tan selling vegetables, fruits and chicken. He was very hardworking
Mr Tan donated some money to build the Chinese Pauper Hospital in 1844
This shall be called Chinese Pauper Hospital
When Mr Tan became rich, he started to help the Chinese Community.He was a very generous Community leader. He took care of the burial expenses in the Chinese Community.
After Mr Tan passed away..
WE WILL WORK HARD! WE WIL DONATE MONEY TO BUILD MORE HOSPITAL WARDS!
The Chinese settlers would go to the temple would go to the temple to give thanks for their safe arrival in Singapore from China. Thian Hock Keng temple is one of the oldest Chinese Temples in Singapore. It became a national monument in 1973 along Telok Ayer Street.
He donated some money build the Chinese Pauper Hospital in 1844. It was build to serve the poor. It was later renamed Tan Tock Seng Hospital to honour his contributions.
After Mr.Tan passed away, his family continued to donate money to build more hospital wards.