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Western Street

Western Street as taken from Bonham Road.The building on the left side is the King's College.

40 High Street [????-c.1920]

Date Place demolished: 
c.1920-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Large building on IL 755, visible in photographs from the 1870s onwards, on the other side of Western Street from Balls Court

Labelled No 40 High Street on the 1901 Map. 

Replaced by tenament houses on the 1920 Street Map. 

St Stephens College 03

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

View looking west from the playing fields. Building behind is clearly the old Balls Court

St Stephens College 04

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1908

View looking east across the playing fields towards Bonham Road. The high jumper is Ho Wing Hung winning the inter school sports competition in 1908

St Stephens College 05

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1908

School photo infront of Ball's Court, probably on the playing field.

St Stephens College 06

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1908

Another School photo.

St Stephens College 07

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

Looking East across Western Street. The Building on the left is Balls Court. The building in the centre is possibly an extention to the school. In the foreground is a Roman Catholic Chapel on the current site of Kings College. Upper right of the picture is Craigellachie

St Stephens college 01

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

View looking down Western Street. One of the buildings'(the closer one?) is Ball's court. 

St Stephens College 02

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

Entrance on Western Street - looks more like High Street to me.

St Stephens College (1st Location) [c.1903-c.1924]

Date Place completed: 
c.1903-01-01 (Year is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1924-01-01 (Year is approximate)

From the St Stephens College Website:

In 1901, a group of eight Chinese businessmen and community leaders wrote to the Governor of Hong Kong asking him to open an English school for Chinese children residing in the Colony.

Previous place(s) at this location: 

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