Woodlands - to let 1873

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:45

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
19 Apr 1873
Shows place(s)


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?