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Frederic A. SILVA (aka Jim) [1928- ]

Status: 
Living
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Silva
Given: 
Frederic A.
Alias / nickname: 
Jim
Birth
Date: 
c.1928-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong
Other
Other reference: 
15 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong

Resided at 15 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong, from 1961-1971.

Edited extracts from Mr Silva's letters dated 7.12.2017 and 22.1.2018:

Birthplace (country): 

15 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong [c.1930-c.1983]

Date Place completed: 
c.1930-01-01 (Year is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1983-01-01 (Year is approximate)

The Jurors List records a "J.B. Winter" as residing at 15 Kent Road in 1934.  

A later resident, Mr Frederic A. Silva, has kindly shared his memories of living at 15 Kent Road during the 1960s:

4 Cumberland Rd, Kowloon Tong (2018)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

4 Cumberland Road is the property on the left of the photo.

4 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong (2018)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

4 Kent Road following recent demolition of original house (thanks to Phil for the photo).

Note that the rear of the house at 2 Devon Road is visible in the background.

9 Devon Rd, Kowloon Tong (2018)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

Mormon Church at 2 Cornwall Street

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

5, Kent Road [c.1930- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1930-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

This page is for the original building on the site. The current building is marked on the map as the "Yung Wo Nursing Home", but I'm not sure if any of the original building still remains or if the current building is a modern replacement.

4 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong, 1955. Mother with dogs

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1955

29 Cumberland Road

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2012

7 Norfolk Road

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2012

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