|Women and children connected with Malay seafarers celebrating New Year at the|
usually all-male Malay Club, Liverpool, c1970. Photograph courtesy of Abdel Rahim Daud.
|Mat Nor (centre) in 2004 with three other Liverpool-based Malay ex-seafarers, |
discussing their history with the author (far left).
|Mat Nor (far left) on board the Cingalese Prince, c1952.|
|The Malay Club in Liverpool. On his 75th birthday, the late |
Fadzil Mohammed from Johor (left). He worked for the Straits Steamship Company
and settled in Liverpool, as did Ngah Musa (far right). Picture courtesy of Paul Fadzil.
|Jean and Bahazin at a party |
at the Malay Club circa 1970.
Photograph courtesy of Abdul Rahim Daud
|The Malay Club, Jermyn Street. Next door: Jean and |
Bahazin Bin-Kassim's home.
Female partners of Liverpool-based Malay men had varying degrees of local historical attachment and belonging. Some, such as ‘Filipina Alice’ clearly had far-flung ancestral connections of their own.
|The famous Rialto ballroom, once the site of mixed race dancing. |
Pictured here after the 1981 race riots.
|Malaya to Liverpool - and back: a complex matter. Advertisement from 1961 |
by one of the main shipping lines sailing to Malaya with passengers.
|Tim Bunnell: Hoping that future|
scholars will do research into the
lives of partners and children of
[i] See for example the 1941 crew list for the former ship of that name: Cingalese Prince, https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship1119.html, accessed 12 December 2018. Three of the men who died aboard that ship when it was torpedoed in September 1941 were, like Mat Nor, born in Malacca.