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Charles Gillespie And His Servant Maria Seise: The First American To Reside In Hong Kong And The First Chinese Woman Immigrant To The United States
Updated June 4, 2016 Preface I have written [half-written to be precise as I've as yet finished writing them] biographies of three early Hong Kong residents, viz.: American sea captain Sandwith Drinker who came to Hong Kong in 1845 and died here in 1858 all...
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Job And James Henry Witchell: The Story Of A Corrupted Police Inspector And His Son, A Briton Wanted In USA For White Slavery
Updated February 23, 2016. Acknowledgment I would like to extend my most sincere thanks to Margaret Ann McNutt, who is James Henry Witchell's granddaughter (daughter of Dorothy Audrey Witchell), for her contributions and tireless answers to my endless quest...
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Quitter? No Quitter! In around 2007-08, I started a retirement hobby of researching and writing about Qing China only to give it up after a few months, because the subject was simply too vast and way beyond the limit of what I can (or wish to) manage. I the...
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Job Witchell Article Supplemental Notes
Updated February 22, 2016 Appendix I. Descendants of Job Witchell Samuel Job Witchell [m1. Maud Mary Powell; m2. Minnie Vera Bale] 11 Robert Charles Witchell [m. Violet Evelyn (s.n.)] 111 Robert George Witchell 112 M.D. Witchell [m. Ernest Louis Pinguet] 11...
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Pharmacies
updated October 14, 2015 The Medical Hall 1853-1914 The Medical Hall was a German-owned dispensary established by Dr. Harold von Kauffman (d.May 1891 Wiesbaden) in 1853 at a central location on Queen’s Road. Kauffman was married to a Spanish woman, Emelda ...
updated October 14, 2015. The Medical Hall 1853-1914. The Medical Hall was a German-owned dispensary established by Dr. Harold von Kauffman (d.May 1891 Wiesbaden) in 1853 at a central location on Queen's Road. Kauffman was married to a Spanish woman, Emelda Manuela.
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Chinese Terms Of The Officers And Departments Of The Government Of Hong Kong
Updated July 26, 2015 The Government Notification #210 published in the Government Gazette of January 2, 1875 specified for the first time Chinese equivalent terms of government officers and departments. Here its is. The Governor 督憲大人 Tuk Hin The Lieutenant...
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Job Witchell Article Supplemental Notes
Updated February 22, 2016 Appendix I. Descendants of Job Witchell Samuel Job Witchell [m1. Maud Mary Powell; m2. Minnie Vera Bale] 11 Robert Charles Witchell [m. Violet Evelyn (s.n.)] 111 Robert George Witchell 112 M.D. Witchell [m. Ernest Louis Pinguet] 11...
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Timeline
Updated February 12, 2015 Notable Players in the Peace Talks By notable players, I mean people, whose names I can find, who were directly involved in the peace talks in Nanking leading to the signing of the Treaty. Name Designation, etc. Henry Eldred Curwen...
Name, Designation, etc. Henry Eldred Curwen Pottinger, Baronet. Colonel in the service of the British East India Company. British Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in China. Chief Superintendent of British Trade in China. [In the preamble, he had his military rank written as ...
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Date Name First Event Date (y/m/d) Name First Event 1845/03/06 West, [s.n.] Photo studio Photo studio West placed the following advertisement in the March 6, 1845 issue of China Mail, "Mr. West begs leave to inform the inhabitants of Victoria that he has op...
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Chater, Catchick Paul (Perseverance)
Updated Temp. notes: Worshipful Master of the Perseverance Lodge in 1873. There is still a lodge in Hong Kong called “The Paul Chater Lodge of Installed Masters No.5391” formed under his name nowadays.
Chater, Catchick Paul (Perseverance). Updated Temp. notes: Worshipful Master of the Perseverance Lodge in 1873. There is still a lodge in Hong Kong called “The Paul Chater Lodge of Installed Masters No.5391” formed under his name nowadays. Posted by Rudi Butt at 11:21 PM ...
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The Lasts
Updated October 12, 2015 Why not, it's only fair that I do something about events took place in Hong Kong which signified the last of its kind. There probably was only a handful of them and I should be able to put all of them in a post, as oppose to hundred...
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Who's Who & What's What
Updated June 29, 2015 Preface I am incorporating data from three older posts, viz. A to Z, Who's Who and Timeline into a single one, simply because they provide the same information only presented in different sequence. The merging has not been possible unt...
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