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C.E. Warren's friends, business associates and jockeys

Some of you may already know from my previous posts that I’ve been researching the life in Hong Kong of my grandfather Charles Edward Warren (1872-1923) and his eponymous company C.E. Warren & Co. (1901-1941). He died of pneumonia quite suddenly at his house, The Towers, Broadwood Road, aged 51, when my father was only 14 and at school in England. An obvious source to look for C.E. Warren’s friends and business contacts is the list of mourners and wreath givers at his funeral.

"Riding to hounds at Fanling"

Could anyone point me towards accounts of hunting in Hong Kong? I noticed in Peter Hall's book "In the Web" that one of his relatives "rode to hounds at Fanling". I'd be interested to find out if many women hunted. My aunt, Evelyn Warren, was a keen horsewoman and persuaded her father, Charles Warren, to go in for buying race horses when she returned to Hong Kong from her English boarding school in 1919 .

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