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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?

Hong Kong Peak Area 1990

Villa Blanca is the red-roofed house left-hand side. Left of it a small part of Barker Villa is visible.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1990

Hennessy Road1980

Photo taken from the very last end of Hennessy Road toward Yee Wo Street.

Very similar to this one taken a couple of years earlier:

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980
Places shown in this photo: 

Hong Kong - Central - 24 June 1971

The high-rise building on mid-levels left is Century Tower 1.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971

Hong Kong - Connaught Road - 24 June 1971

Old buildings on Connaught Road, just behind the car ferry.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971
Places shown in this photo: 

Hong Kong - Vehicular Ferry Pier- June 1971

Title on Flickr: Hong Kong   -  From the Mandarin Oriental  -   June 1971.

To be seen in the foreground: land reclamation in progress.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971
Places shown in this photo: 

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