Category: Culture


Charles Hose and his love affair with Sarawak


Fort Hose in Marudi was named after Charles Hose, the then Resident of Baram. Born in 1863 in Hertfordshire, he was the son of clergyman Thomas Charles Hose. As a young man, he continued his study at Cambridge University but never completed his degree. With the help of his uncle, George Frederick Hose, the bishop of Singapore, Sarawak and Labuan, Hose landed a job in the Sarawak civil service. The fort – now officially renamed and repurposed […]

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