Everything tagged "map"

Cinemas/Movie Theatres_1980

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

From the "Hong Kong Tourist Association Official Guidebook" , year 1980.

IL 1874

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

Hospital Tank

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1901

Cropped from a 1901 map of Hong Kong. The origiginal is in the UK National Archive, their ref: CO 700/HongKongandChina20

1889 Map showing 8-sided "Hospital Tank"

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1889

The original map is held in the UK National Archives, their reference: CO 700/HONG KONG AND CHINA7

See https://gwulo.com/node/36439 for more about the tanks shown here.

Modern map of HKU area

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

(The red X is explained at https://gwulo.com/node/36439)

1890 Site plan of Victoria Battery

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1890

UK National Archive ref: WO 78/5363, copy provided by Rob Weir.

(The red X is explained at https://gwulo.com/node/36439)

Japanese POW Camps in WWII

Text on Flickr (excerpt):

Zoom in as there is LOTS of info!

From 27 August to 20 September 1945, B-29’s of the 58th, 73rd, 313th, 314th and 315th Bombardment Wings gathered on Isley Field, Saipan. Together they flew 900 sorties against 158 Prisoner of War and civilian internment camps in Japan, Korea and parts of China.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

1962 Map of Silvermine Bay

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

1845 Map

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1845

This map shares many similarities with the 1845 overlay already on the site, however it includes many details not shown such as the owners of different lots in the city.

Ref: FO 705_82 pt8_1840-1845.jpg

1842 Map of Initial Land Sales in the Colony

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1842

Likely edited to add Lots & Buildings from subsequebnt land sales. There are some inconsistencies such as two different lots having the same number.

Jardine Matheson also bought Town Lot 42 in 1841 where Flagstaff House is today.

National Archive Reference: FO 925_2427_1842

Below is a list of the first land sale in 1841 and who purchased which lot and for how much

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