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No. 8a Boundary Stone (1898)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

Just by chance I found on YouTube a film from 1949 titled  Hong Kong Under The Red Shadow Australia's Northern Frontier (1949)

At the end of this short (2:54) film this boundary stone is shown close to Man Kam To bridge.

Bailey bridge at Man Kam To 1949

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

Just by chance I found on YouTube a film from 1949 titled  Hong Kong Under The Red Shadow Australia's Northern Frontier (1949)

At the end of this short (2:54) film a man walks across the bridge.

13 Sep 1945, Additional notes

Book / Document: 
Date(s) of events described: 
Thu, 1945-09-13

Page 3 of the Belfast News-Letter reports the British Army arrived at Hong Kong yesterday:

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C&W office moves into Electra House

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

1950-02-05 HK Sunday Herald, pg. 2:

C&W office moves into Electra House

The administrative offices of Cable and Wireless moved yesterday from the Gloucester Hotel to their new quarters in Electra House, in Connaught Road.

Starting tomorrow, all administrative work will be undertaken at Electra House.

Felix Villas Murder headlines

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1931

Pg 1, The Hong Kong Telegraph, 1931-01-21

Crash cutting South China Morning Post 27 July 1953.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1953

Crashes at Kai Tak were not uncommon in the 1950s. Piston engined planes were generally not as reliable as turbo props and jets and the runways in use before the one extending into the harbour was built were notoriously difficult ones for pilots.  When Andrew Suddaby arrived by B.O.A.C. Argonaut the pilot made the comforting (?) announcement that Kai Tak was the most exciting and trickiest airport he knew.

Review of "No, No Nanette"

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

Appeared on

Mavis Ming & The Women's League of Health

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1940

On page 12 of the Hong Kong Sunday Herald, 1940-01-14.

Lose yourself in yesterday HK.jpg

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

You no doubt have a copy of this.

Glad to see that Bernard Chan has a genuine appreciation for the work you are doing.

Regards,
Gordon.

Guest-Fincher wedding

Reported on page 2 of the Hong Kong Telegraph, 2nd March 1927:

HONGKONG WEDDING.

GUEST-FINCHER

At St. Peter's Church, West Point, yesterday, afternoon, Mr. Albert Edward Guest, only son of the late Mr. G. W. P. Guest and Mrs. Guest of Singapore, was married to Miss Edith May Fincher, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Fincher.

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