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LAU Dan [WO YUEN] Chinese Merchant Darwin Northern Territory

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LAU Dan [WO YUEN] Chinese Merchant Darwin Northern Territory

Posted: 22 Jun 2012 8:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 25 Jun 2012 1:22PM GMT
Surnames: Dan, YUEN
LAU Dan 劉 丹 [Wo/Wah Yuen 華原 meaning- Illustrious Beginning]
Gold miner/ Laundry owner/ Merchant in Palmerston [Darwin]
Lot 401 Cavenagh St Darwin [directly opposite the Tree of Knowledge]
Residence in the village of Loong Chee Wan 龍聚環
[now Longjuhuan 龙聚环] [Zhongshan 中山] China
Born 1 January 1858 Chung Shan [Zhongshan 中山] China
Died circa 1933 Zhongshan 中山 China
Sailed per unknown ship arrived Darwin 1877
Married c 1895
LOO Lin How 羅 蓮 好
Born 25 December 1871 Hong Kong
Died 15 October 1952 West Ryde NSW
Buried Rookwood Cemetery; Chinese Section 3
Sailed per Taiyuan arrived in Darwin 2 December 1889 from Hong Kong

Two children- [adopted]
1. Ah Moy 亜 妹
Daughter of Charlie GOW Tim and Nellie
Born: 23 September 1904 Rapid Creek NT
Married: in China possibly to Song LOY [?]
Died after 1952 China

2. William Wie Kwong LAU/LOW 劉 渭 廣
Proprietor of Fish and Chip Shops
Born 4 April 1918 Po On Hospital, Kai Gok 谿角[now Xijiao], Zhongshan China
Son of Mrs. LAU Chuck Kum
Died 29 August 1992 West Ryde Nursing Home NSW
Buried Rookwood Chinese Section 1
Sailed per Victoria arrived Thursday Island on 7 May 1923
Sailed per Montoro arrived Darwin 14 May 1923
Married 1939 China and
7 April 1940 Darwin Registry Office NT
LEE Gum Hee 李 金 嘻
Born 3 January 1919 Lum Har 嵐霞 [now Lan Xia 岚霞] Zhongshan 中山 China
Daughter of LEE Jit Tung 李 積 庭 (Jack) and YEE Sei Wen
Died 14 July 1987 Westmead Hospital NSW
Buried Rookwood Chinese Section 1
Sailed per Taiping from Hong Kong arrived Darwin NT July 1939
Sailed per Zealandia from Darwin arrived Bowen QLD 27 December 1941
Seven children


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