New on Gwulo: 2018, week 19
Friday May 25th is Quiz Night !
The RAS have invited me to be quiz master for their Quiz Night on Friday, 25th May. Expect questions about old Hong Kong photos and a selection of the odd historical items we find around town!
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A summary of what's new and updated on Gwulo:
Looking for information about:
- Conner has identified seven more children in this photo of children at Stanley Camp. Can you add any more names?
- Can you identify any students in this 1930s Central British School photo?
- Margaret BARTON (aka Peggy) [1923-2016] - are any members of the Barton Family still in Hong Kong?
- Margarite BOULTON (aka Aitchison) [c.1898-1964], American internee at Stanley Camp, but refused repatriation to stay with her British husband
- John Thomas COTTON [1864-1943]
- Ashley has identified the location of these wartime Pen Shelters. I posted the question asking the photo's location back in 2006, so it pays to be patient!
- More information about St Joseph's complex of buildings
- Tai Wai military bunkers [????- ]
- A long detective thread identifying the location of this 1950s photo in Sham Shui Po
- Peak Tram lower terminus (1st generation) [c.1888-c.1934]
- Shamshui Po Public Dispensary (深水埗醫局) [1936- ]
- Japanese (?) Pillbox in HK Park [????- ]
- Tonnochy Ballroom [????-????]
- Modreenagh (3rd generation) [????-????]
- Hillcrest [????-????]
- The Gwulo book is now available in the Bleak House Books bookstore in San Po Kong, and is still available to order online through the Gwulo website
- Stephen has located the current location of the Hilton Hotel's sailing boat, Wan Fu, but still hopes to find out where it was between c.1996 and 2011. Can you help?
- Do you know the owner of this Rolls Royce:
- This is Miss Fong Sum in a promotional shot probably for the c.1962 movie, “Up to the Sky” (yi fei chong tian). The rescue scene has a seaplane - does anyone know which type of seaplane was used?
- Notes on the early days of Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) [1928- ]
- The location of the last newsletter's photo, "1960s Seafront at Sai Ying Pun", has been identified
- Possible War Department Boundary Stone at Stanley Military Cemetery
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