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Tai Po Government Market [????-????]

It appears in photos from the 1950s & 60s as a long, thin building running roughly west-to-east between Yan Hin and Fu Shin Streets. The eastern entrance to the market is shown in this 1958 photo:

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Peking Road Redevelopment

Newspaper article from August 1996:

Redevelopment of the area where the old TST Market (on the photo bottom right) stood. The new built  One Peking Road looks different to the proposed one showed below the photo. Also, the park sketched in front of the former Water Police Station wasn't built.

More information probably in Chinese.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1996

Market & Slaughter House, Aberdeen [1912-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1912-01-31 (Day is approximate)

Marker's location is a guess, based on this description in the 1911 PWD Annual Report:

91Market and Slaughter House at Aberdeen.—The preparation of the site for this market, begun in 1910, was completed in March at a cost of $4,613.11, of which $2,413.11 was spent in 1911. It consisted of reclaiming an area on the foreshore between the principal portion of the village and the Dock Company’s premises and included the construction of one of the side walls of a nullah.

business card Karel Baggerman, Holland Engineering & Trading Co Ltd, Hong Kong

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

Bronze Cross Karel Baggerman

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

Portrait Karel Baggerman ca 1943

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

尖沙咀街市,九龍首個西式雙層街市 Tsim Sha Tsui Market

Text on Flickr:

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1995

1974 TST Canton Rd

Text on Flickr: The Old market at Peking Road/Canton Road

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1974

Peking Road c 1995

Hankow Centre (built 1968) is there, but I can't see Kowloon Park Drive.

On the right, a brick house is visible, it's the old Peking Road Market.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1995

Tsim Sha Tsui Market [c.1911-c.1999]

Date Place completed: 
c.1911-12-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1999-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Appears first as a red square on the 1904 map (on hkmaps.hk), is labelled "MARKET" on the 1910 map. Location is on Peking Road (former Chater Road) near the junction with Canton Road. 

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