Found: Abraham Hale

Abraham Hale, * Dec. 7, 1854 (Sussex), † April 8, 1919 (Hildenborough, Kent). Source: Twentieth century impressions of British Malaya (1908)
A. Hale about 1907

Four days ago, the Ipoh City Council announced that Lorong Hale, a charming but previously neglected downtown lane, has been upgraded to a Tin Mining Heritage Trail.[1. There might have been earlier announcements, but at any rate, it was the first in English that I got: www.mbi.gov.my/en/tin-mining-heritage-trail.] “A. Hale” is the man after whom Hale Lane in Ipoh – and formerly also nearby Hale Street and several other Roads in Malaysia – were named.

This is my contribution to this new attraction in one of my two favourite Malaysian cities (the other one is Taiping). Found: Abraham Hale weiterlesen