Founding dialect group – Hakka ; Main diety – Tua Pek Kong; status – conserved It is also known as the Sanyi Ancestral Temple. Located at Holland Lane, it was founded by the pioneers of three counties, Foong Shoon, Eng Teng and Dabu. It was renovated in 1939, 1959 and 1980 and conserved in 1997. MM Lee’s paternal grandfather’s ancestral tablet is housed here.
A notable historic relic comes in the form of a stone steele commemorating the reconstruction of the temple in 1901. The words were written by Cheong Fatt Tze (张振勋) ，the newly appointed Ambassador for the Qing government in the Straits settlements.
More info on LKY’s genealogy, see Lee Wei Ling’s article “A True-blue Singaporean’s view of China”.