Alfred Ernest GLOVER [c.1887-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Alfred Ernest GLOVER [c.1887-????]

Alfred Ernest
c.1887-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)


Carl Smith Card

1925 Alfred Ernest Glover 140 shares Kelly and Walsh Hong Kong booksellers 1941 - 1953 275 shares Shanghai booksellers

1891 census Heston Middlesex

Thomas Glover 31 surveyor, Ann Glover  32 wife born Newbury Berkshire, Annie Glover 7, Ethel Glover 6,Ernest Glover 6, Wilfred Glover 1

Civil Index Births Alfred Ernest Glover birth registered Quarter 3 1886 Lambeth Registration District (which included sub-districts includng Brixton) Wilfred Havell Glover birth registered Quarter 1 1890 Brentford Middlesex

1901 census Newbury Berkshire household of James Adnams surveyor Ann Glover daughter  43 married  Madeleine Glover granddaughter 17, Ernest Glover grandson 14 apprentice stationer born Brixton, Wilfred Glover grandson 11 scholar born Middlesex

 Annie Madeline Glover born Brixton 1883 married James Arthur Burke-Scott 19 April 1912 in Shanghai

8 January 1920 Passenger List arriving Southampton from China

Alfred Ernest Glover age 33 clerk place of last permanent residence China address in UK with brother W H Glover 



He appears in the Jurors Lists from 1921-1927:


c Glover Alfred Ernest Bookseller Kelly & Walsh, Ld.     7 Broadwood Terrace


c Glover Alfred Ernest Manager Kelly & Walsh, Ld.     1 Beaconsfield Arcade


c Glover Alfred Ernest Manager Kelly & Walsh Ld.         Fanling


The 1942 list of internees shows him aged 55, so DoB c.1887:

Glover A E 55 Merchant   4


W J Carrie's diary mentions him in the entry for 10 Dec 1941 as Managing Director of Kelly & Walsh:

 I have now engaged Glover Man. Director of Kelly & Walsh to be my assistant – I just can’t do it all.

Later in 1942, Carrie writes that Glover was able to leave Stanley Camp and go to Shanghai.


There's also a mention of Glover in 1948 as the owner of 28 Lugard Road.