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St. Stephen's Chapel, Stanley [1950- ]

Date Place completed: 
1950-03-04

The church website says:

The Chapel itself was built after the war. The Foundation Stone was laid by Bishop R.O Hall on 10th December 1949 and the Chapel was consecrated on 4th March 1950. During the consecration, Bishop Hall dedicated the Chapel to those who died in the war and those who suffered here during the internment. We remember them on Remembrance Sunday in November every year.

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Pioneer Memorial Church of Seventh-day Adventists [1939-c.2019]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Date Place demolished: 
c.2019-03-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Henry Ching remembers going to school here in 1939:

Wrt brianwindsoredgar’s post on the American missionary Charles Winter and the references therein to the schools run by the Seventh Day Adventist, the SDA also ran a small school in their Church in Ventris Road, Happy Valley.  I was a “pupil” there, beginning I think in 1939 when I was six years old and until December 1941.

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Christ Church [1937- ]

Date Place completed: 
1937-02-27

Completion date taken from the church's website:

 The new structure was hallowed on Saturday 27th February 1937 and regular services began on Sunday. The Kowloon Tong Anglican Church became Christ Church and the consecration service was held on 29th October 1938.

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St Peter's Church, Praya West [1871-1933]

Date Place completed: 
1871-01-01
Date Place demolished: 
1933-12-31

Completion date is mentioned in this document from 1925 http://www.legco.gov.hk/1925/h250514.pdf (thanks to Annelise for the link):

St. Peter's Church was erected in 1871 on a portion of the present site of the Sailors' Home. The cost of the building was defrayed by subscriptions raised in the Colony and elsewhere and by

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Kowloon Methodist Church [1951- ]

Date Place completed: 
1951-01-01

I've set the completion date to 1951, based on:

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S. K. H. Holy Trinity Church (2nd location) [1905-1936]

Date Place completed: 
1905-01-01
Date Place demolished: 
1936-12-31
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St. Margaret's Church [1925- ]

Date Place completed: 
1925-01-01
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St. Eligius' Church, Gun Club Hill Barracks [????-1994]

Date Place demolished: 
1994-12-31

I don't know the exact location, so I've just put a marker on the barracks.

Demolition date from this document.

Anonymous wrote:

Does anyone know where further information may be obtained concerning the former St. Eligius' Church, located at Gun Club Hill Barracks which was demolished in the early 1990s to make way for the new military hospital on the site.

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St Theresa's Church Kowloon 1935

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935
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Still standing despite the heavy traffic. Location Prince Edward Road West/Waterloo Road. IDJ

Rosary Church, Kowloon [1905- ]

Date Place completed: 
1905-01-01

Read about its history on the church website.

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