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George D Coleman (1794-1844)

George Doumgold Coleman first visited Singapore in 1822. He worked as an architect in Singapore from 1826. In 1833 he held the post of Government Superintendent of Public Works.

Coleman also teamed up with William Napier and Edward Boustead to establish a newspaper, The Singapore Free Press, which first appeared in 1835

The Armenian Church that Coleman designed is situated at the junction of Coleman Street and Armenian Street. This church is a national monument and still in use.

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Written by victorkoo

11 April, 2008 at 10:00 am

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