Old Colonial Protestant Cemetery : Penang, Malaysia

Old Colonial Protestant Cemetery was the first cemetery in Penang Island, which was then named the Prince of Wales Island by the British and contains the final resting place for many of the founders of the first major settlement on the island.

The first known burial took place here in 1789.

Most of the graves are of the leading British families of the early settlement of Penang, with a few other nationalities of European decent.

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Old Colonial Protestant Cemetery

Article Title: Old Colonial Protestant Cemetery : Penang, Malaysia

Short Description: The first cemetery in Penang Island, which was then named the Prince of Wales Island by the British and contains the final resting place for many of the founders of the first major settlement on the island.

Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad

Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate

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Old Colonial Protestant Cemetery : Penang, Malaysia was last modified on August 14, 2018 by Asia Travel Gate

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