According the Eulogy published in the Hong Kong Daily Press of 26 November 1940 Albert Dransfield died suddenly, aged 68, at his home in Broom Street, Happy Valley on 24 November 1940. He is described as a loyal member of the Methodist Church and energetic supporter of the Soldiers and Sailors Home. He was resident in Hong Kong for over 30 years according to the Eulogy. The Jurors Lists give him as Storekeeper and then Timekeeper at the Taikoo Sugar Refinery Company. <Read more ...>
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The photo shows the old English Methodist Church which was situated at junchtion of Queen's Road East and Kennedy Road. It was taken in 1937.
The upper part of the pitched roof structure behind was a 3-storey building (edged green) located to the south west of the old Wanchai Government School (to the west of the Church) which was not visible because it was behind a series of trees fronting the QRE. <Read more ...>
The image shows the English Methodist Church which was situated at j/o QRE and Kennedy Road in 1937. Adjacent to its west side was the old Wanchai School premises. Only part of the pitched roof can be seen. There were rows of trees along QRE in front of the school boundary short wall. <Read more ...>