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'Malacca [Melaka] memories', 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/3/5

Scope and Contents

Personal memoir of Hillier's time in Malacca [Melaka] from 1888 to the First World War, describing the social life and customs of its European, Malay and Chinese inhabitants, education, religion, health, law and order, shipping and economic conditions.


  • 1961

Conditions Governing Access

For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8226C.

Biographical / Historical

Maurice Hillier’s career in education began as a teacher at the High School, Malacca [Melaka], in 1888. He then served as Sub-Inspector of Schools and Head of the Malacca Training College for Teachers. Hillier briefly worked as Superintendant of Education, Penang and Province Wellesley, before being appointed Inspector of Schools, Singapore and Malacca, a post he held until his retirement.


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference





Hillier, Maurice

Finding aid date

2009-03-24 12:07:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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