Woodlands - to let 1873 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Woodlands - to let 1873

Woodlands - to let 1873

That Commodious Two-storied HOUSE, in Castle Road, known as "WOODLANDS" and lately in the occupation of G. VON OVERBECK, Esq., with Out-offices, Stabling, Coach-house, Cow-house, Garden, and also a Croquet Lawn attached.  Has Gas and Water laid throughout.

for Further particulars, apply to

Mr. POLLARD'S Office
No. 1, Club chambers
Hongkong, 19th April, 1873

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, April 19, 1873


First time I've heard one one of these mentioned. The "Dairy farm" company didn't start until 1886, so I wonder if it was quite common at this time for wealthy people to keep their own cows for milk?