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George Drumgoole Coleman

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George Drumgoole Coleman (179527 March 1844), also known as George Drumgold Coleman, was an Irish civil architect who played an instrumental role in the design and construction of much of the civil infrastructure in early Singapore, after it was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819. [1]

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Armenian Church, Singapore

The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, referred to locally as the Armenian Church, is the oldest Christian church in Singapore, located at Hill Street in the Museum Planning Area, within the Central Area.

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Batavia, Dutch East Indies

Batavia was the name of the capital city of the Dutch East Indies that corresponds to the present-day Central Jakarta.

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Caldwell House, Singapore

Caldwell House (Chinese: 古德威尔屋) was a historical building designed and built by George Drumgoole Coleman from 1840 to 1841 in Singapore.

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CHIJMES

CHIJMES (pronounced "chimes", Chinese: 赞美广场, acronym definition: Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Middle Education School) is a historic building complex in Singapore, which began life as a Catholic convent known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) (圣婴女修院).

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, and railways.

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Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle (Caisleán Chluain Tarbh) is a much-modernised castle, dating to 1837, in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland, an area famous as a key location of the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

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Coleman Bridge, Singapore

Coleman Bridge is a vehicular bridge in Singapore.

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Coleman House, Singapore

Coleman House was a former residence of George Drumgoole Coleman, an Irish architect and the Singapore's First Superintendent of Public Works.

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County Louth

County Louth (Contae Lú) is a county in Ireland.

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Drogheda

Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Dutch East Indies

The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East-Indies; Nederlands(ch)-Indië; Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia.

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Edward Boustead

Edward Boustead (1800–1888) was an English businessman and philanthropist, who founded Boustead & Co and played an active role in the development of Singapore as a business and trading centre.

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Fort Canning Hill

Fort Canning Hill, formerly Government Hill, Singapore Hill and Bukit Larangan (Forbidden Hill in Malay), is a small hill about high in the southeast portion of the island city-state of Singapore, within the Central Area that forms Singapore's central business district.

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Fort William, India

Fort William is a fort in Calcutta (Kolkata), built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India.

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HMS Maeander (1840)

HMS Maeander was a sailing frigate of the British Royal Navy.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Istana Kampong Glam

Istana Kampong Glam (Malay for "Kampong Glam Palace"; Jawi: ايستان كامڤوڠ ڬلم), also Istana Kampong Gelam, is a former Malay palace in Singapore.

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John Crawfurd

John Crawfurd (13 August 1783 – 11 May 1868) was a Scottish physician, colonial administrator and diplomat, and author.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Lau Pa Sat

Lau Pa Sat, also known as Telok Ayer Market (Pasar Telok Ayer), is a historic building located within the Downtown Core in the Central Area of Singapore.

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List of Governors of Singapore

The Governors of Singapore were the political leaders of Singapore during its pre-independence phase in the history of:Singapore.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Palladian architecture

Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).

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Peranakan

Peranakan Chinese, or Straits-born Chinese, are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay archipelago including British Malaya (now Malaysia and Singapore, where they are also referred to as Baba-Nyonya) and Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia; where they are also referred as Kiau-Seng) and southern Thailand, primarily in Phuket and Ranong between the 15th and 17th centuries.

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Raffles House

Raffles House is a single-storey building built on the Fort Canning Hill, Singapore.

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Raffles Institution

Raffles Institution (RI), founded in 1823, is the oldest school in Singapore for pre-tertiary education.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Singapore Free Press

The Singapore Free Press was an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore.

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St Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore

Saint Andrew's Cathedral (Malay: Katedral St Andrew; Tamil: செயிண்ட் ஆண்ட்ரூ கதீட்ரல்) is an Anglican cathedral in Singapore, the country's largest cathedral.

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Stamford Raffles

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Modern Singapore.

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Superintendent (construction)

On large construction projects, the superintendent's (otherwise known as a ‘foreman’ outside the USA) job is to run the day-to-day operations on the construction site and control the short-term schedule.

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Surveying

Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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The Arts House

The Arts House (formerly Old Parliament House) is a building in Singapore.

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Victoria Street, Singapore

Victoria Street is a major two-way road in Singapore.

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Warehouse

A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.

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William Napier (lawyer)

William "Royal Billy" Napier (1804–1879), was a lawyer and newspaper editor in Singapore, also Lieutenant-Governor of Labuan.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Drumgoole_Coleman

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