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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1938

Central 1998.07.06

Only just noticed one of the IFC towers being built on the left of this photo. I don't even remember seeing either IFC tower until 2007!

On the Lantau ferry from Central to Silvermine Bay (Mui Wo).

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1998

Chuk Lam Ming Tong, Ping Shan 屏山

A building I stumbled across somewhere off the Light Rail between Tuen Mun and Yuen Long. Finally, after years of Googling "紀念堂 屏山", I found this blog post (http://blog.terewong.com/archives/8985), which explains that it is Chuk Lam Ming Tong, an elderly care home (www.clmt.org.hk) in Ping Shan.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

Men from HMS Tamar,,Hong Kong sampans  in harbour and local little family taken Kowloon

The Hong Kong Letters

Dates of events covered by this document: 
Sun, 1968-09-01 to Thu, 1970-12-31

The Hong Kong Letters by Gill Shaddick is published by Australian Scholarly Press under their Arcadia imprint. (ISBN 978-1-925801-63-7) and is available through booksellers or at online book stores. Gill lived in Hong Kong for two years in the late sixties.
www.gillshaddick.com

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Book type: 

East India Company in Hong Kong?

I have been trying to look for landmarks and places related to the East India Company in Hong Kong. I have a few ideas and I am wondering if anyone has any more suggestion/addition to the list below?

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Henry ELGAR [c.1816-1852]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Elgar
Given: 
Henry
Birth
Date: 
c.1816-04-16 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Maidstone, Kent
Death
Date: 
c.1852-08-01 (Day is approximate)
Cause of death: 
At sea, unknown

I'm researching the life of Henry Elgar.  (See below for background summary.)

The following advertisment appeared in the Melbourne, Australia newspaper The Argus, Thursday 20 Jan 1853:

Birthplace (country): 

Gibraltar

I wonder if anybody has any recommendations regarding another rock?

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