Saturday, December 17, 2011

Cheng Chang Fu Circus (Bukit Brown)

Madam Cheng Kao Shin (Block 4, Division A )whose tomb is beside Mr Sun Si Ting (of the Tai Thean Khew Circus) is the mother of Cheng Chang Fu, who broke off with Sun Si Ting of Tai Thean Kew Circus to start his own Cheng Chang Fu Circus.

Mdm Kao was remembered as a lady of great kindness who gave free tickets to children who cannot afford to see the circus then. As Sun Si Ting and Mdm Kao are related, they were buried side by side with no barrier in between.

However after the breakoff, it is speculated that a partition which was erected between the two graves, so that the "prosperity" on one side would not cross over to ther side. (Notice the wall in the middle and the benches on both sides of the tomb). I am sure it was a tomb once visited by many,  in its days.
The "circus" tombs 
This tomb together with Mr Sun Si Ting is located in Block 4 Division A, flanked by two large and lifelike Sikh guards.

The circus tombs are just behind the sikh guards

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