A model citizen: Hong Kong, 1894
He, for it was surely a man, was British (or just possibly Portuguese), worked as an Assistant at a Sugar company, lived on Hong Kong Island, and was most definitely in the minority.
This odd combination comes from a few simple breakdowns of the 1894 Jurors List, assuming that's a good starting point to find the model citizen of the day. More on the breakdowns:
He, for it was surely a man,
In the 1890's, if you were a juror you were a man. Women would have to wait until 1947 to become eligible to serve as jurors. 
was British (or just possibly Portuguese),
This next breakdown wasn't very scientific, I just grouped them by the sound & spelling of their names. No surprise that most (60%) sound like British names, though you could make a safe bet that Benjamin Franklin Taylor and George Washington Milward weren't!
You can probably guess the next group - Portuguese (22%). But you might be surprised at the group #3 - German (10%).
A quick check of the 1891 census shows we're in the right ballpark. 'European and American Resident Civil Population, Men" lists British @ 46%, Portuguese @ 33%, and German @ 7%.
worked as an Assistant
"So what do you do?" must have been a dull topic of conversation. In 1894, two-thirds of all the Jurors had the business title "Assistant".
As another sign of the times (this was when plague was still a major problem in Hong Kong), the list shows two each of Piano tuners, Photographers, and Watchmakers. But only one Plumber!
There's also a 'Moulder', which explains a lot about the furry appearance of several of our walls, and a 'Wharfinger', whatever that is.
Finally Sean will be interested to see there is an Innkeeper listed, and several Hotel Proprietors too.
at a Sugar company,
The biggest single source of jurors was The HK & Whampoa Dock Company, with 40 people (5.5%).
But taken as a group, Taikoo Sugar Refinery, China Sugar Refinery Company, and Taikoo Sugar Company take the lead with 75 jurors (10.3%). Seems like those Victorians had a sweet tooth!
lived on Hong Kong Island,
The 'Abode' section is the sketchiest part of the list, with many entries left blank. Still, it's clear that the vast majority of jurors lived on Hong Kong Island, with only 50 jurors (6.9%) declaring their district to be Kowloon.
Of those, most were working at one of the docks, either Kowloon Dock (21 people / 2.9%) or Cosmopolitan Dock (7 people / 1%). The rest just gave a generic 'Kowloon' as their district.
One oddity in the 'District' column is 'Harperville', given by three members of the Lammert family. I haven't heard of that district before - has anyone else?
and was most definitely in the minority.
The people on the Jurors List were a tiny fraction of the whole Hong Kong population. The 1891 census gives a total population of 221,441, but the Jurors List shows just 726 names.
The census shows 1,702 men recorded under 'European and American Resident Civil Population'. 711 of them, or around around two fifths, appear on the Jurors List. It's clear that even among this group, many people never made it onto the Jurors List.
For the Chinese population, the numbers are much more extreme. Only fifteen Chinese jurors were chosen from the 127,690 Chinese men recorded in the Census.
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