This annotated edition of the early 20th century classic, One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese in Singapore by Song Ong Siang was commissioned by the National Library Board and annotated by the Singapore Heritage Society (SHS). The original book, published in 1923, is currently out of print and contains historical and biographical snippets. The annotated edition takes this classic text and updates it with detailed annotations of sources, notes discrepancies where they appear and includes more recent scholarship on the lives and times of various personalities mentioned in the original version. We invite you to contribute and share materials such as photographs and/or fresh information from trusted sources that can shed new light into this classic. This will provide current and future generations with a more comprehensive telling of the early history of the Chinese in Singapore.