Albert Denison was a civil engineer with Danby & Leigh and then Denison, Ram & Gibbs. He rowed and sailed and was an amateur yacht designer. In 1890 he was a founding member of the Hongkong Corinthian Sailing Club, which in 1894 was renamed Royal Hongkong Yacht Club (RHKYC). He was Commodore of RHKYC from 1909 to 1910 and again from 1911 to 1913.
Sir Henry Edward Pollock, QC, JP (普樂) was an English barrister who became a prominent politician in Hong Kong. From 1917 to 1941 he was the Senior Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council and from 1926 to 1941 was the Senior Unofficial Member of the Executive Council.
He was Commodore of the Royal Hongkong Yacht Club from 1905 to 1906 and again from 1908 to 1909.
Sir George Thomas Henry Boyes had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy, during which he was Commodore and Naval Officer-in-Charge at Hongkong. He served as Commodore of the Royal Hong Kong Yact Club from 1895 to 1896. <Read more ...>
George William May, husband of Mabel, father of Arthur, arrived in Hong Kong in 1910/11 with the Royal Engineers. Before the end of the decade he had left to join the Waterworks Office within the Public Works Department (Ronald Taylor, The Arthur May Story, pp. 4-5). Like his wife he was involved with the Theosophical Movement, on one occasion giving a public lecture on 'Spiritualism and Theosophy'. <Read more ...>