Emerald Hill Timeline

Singapore

William Cuppage leases Emerald Hill

1837

William Cuppage starts a Nutmeg Plantation

1845

A bad disease kills the crops

1860

builds Fern Cottage and Erin Lodges

1865

Sells Emerald Hill to Edwin Koek

1870

William Cuppage passes away

1872

Erin Lodge, Fern Cottage, Clarkegrove sold to Seah Boon Kang and Seah Eng

1900

Emerald Hill was blocked into 38 plots

1900

112 houses were built on Emerald Hill

1902 - 1930

Japanese occupation of Singapore during WWII

1942 - 1945

Houses rennovated, sold, some made into bars and restaurants

1945 - 2014