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I spend a lot of time searching Churchyards and Cemeteries for interesting stories
I spend a lot of time searching Churchyards and Cemeteries for interesting stories

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Hong Kong Police Recruitment in the 19th. century
Recruitment campaigns for the Hong Kong Police were held in
the UK throughout the 19 th . century. 
Volunteers came from English Borough & City Constabularies, Scottish
Constabularies, the Royal Irish Constabulary and London ’s
Metropolitan Police.  For det...

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Police Pioneers
Wotton-under-Edge From Bristol Constable to Hong Kong Sergeant  to Innkeeper in Wotton-under-Edge.   For the story of HK Police Sgt. 91 Daniel Hall (1853 – 1913)  please
refer to my  Hong Kong Police Ancestors Blog

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From Bristol Bobby to Hong Kong Copper - one of many stories from the 19th. century history of the Hong Kong Police

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Hong Kong Police History
For
the story of Job Witchell, a Gloucestershire lad who served with the Hong Kong
Police in the 19 th . century please follow this link: From Bristol Bobby to Hong Kong Copper If your ancestors were British Expatriates serving in HK in the 19th. century an...

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Hong Kong Death Certificates - A list of British Army Deaths in Hong Kong 1860 - 1867 can be found on my latest blog post.  Certificates available from the UK GRO.

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Army Chaplain’s Returns of Death Hong Kong 1860 - 1867
  Whilst working
in Hong
Kong I would return to the UK every two
and a half years on a long vacation leave. 
By “long” I mean anything from three to five months.  On one of these long leaves in the 1980s I
spent most of my holiday in the Search Room of the...

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Hong Kong's Water Police
Tolo Harbour can be found Hong
Kong ’s New Territories – a quiet and relaxing location after the hustle
and bustle of the city.  Small villages
dot its coastline and boat people live on their junks.   With all this water it is not surprising to
find that t...

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South East Asia
Early 20th. century expatriates might well have travelled to the Far East for a specific job in a specific territory. However, if you lose track of them in that original location the scope of research will need to be broadened. The story of Bertie ELLY from...

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British Consular Staff in China
The British Crown Colony of Hong
Kong sat on the edge of the mighty Chinese Empire so it will not be surprising
to hear that the colony was used as staging post.  British Consulates were located at strategic
points along the China Coast each maintaining the...

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James Edward NEW - Hong Kong Police Constable
The story of PC 99 James Edward NEW  of the Hong Kong Police who was recruited from the Royal Marines in 1900 can be found on the Hong Kong Police Ancestors Blog by following this link: Hong Kong Police Ancestors Blog
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