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Records

  • British and Indian Armies on the China Coast 1785-1985 by Alan Harfield 1990 is available at the British Library. Includes lists such as “List of Known Recipients of the Hong Kong Plague Medal 1894” and “List of Officers who served with the Hong Kong Regiment 1892-1902”. This link lists some “Military Commanders of Hong Kong and China” from the book (pages 483-484)
  • See Hong Kong Government Reports Online, below. A researcher advised that he found details of a relative who worked for the Hong Kong lighthouse service in these online government publications.[1]

External links

  • Hong Kong Public Libraries
    • Information about the contents of the Old Newspapers data base, and microforms available.
    • Newspapers and Periodicals Services
    • To access online historical newspapers, from the link, Multimedia Information System (MMIS) select Collection, Digital Collection, then from “Browse Themes”, select “Culture and Society” then “Old HK Newspapers” to view these online. Previously the website advised the online newspapers are in TIFF format, which may require a plug-in. If you cannot see the newspaper images, refer Online books-Digital Library of India for more details of the TIFF format, including plug-ins. The Newspapers available in English are
      • China Mail (1866/01/04 – 1961/12/29),
      • Hong Kong Daily Press (1864/01/04 – 1941/09/30),
      • Hong Kong Sunday Herald (1929/01/06 – 1950/10/29),
      • Hong Kong Telegraph (1881/06/16 – 1951/03/30)
      • Hong Kong Weekly Press (1895/01/03 – 1909/12/24)
Note some issues and pages may be omitted

Second World War

Historical books online

Journals online

Hong Kong Journals online The University of Hong Kong Libraries. Click on 'Browse the titles' to see all the titles available. Included are the following:

  • Online editions of Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1961-2007
    • "Transactions of the China Medico-Chirurgical Society" [Hong Kong], 1845-46 by H. A. Rydings Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Volume 13 (1973)
    • "Incident between the Hong Merchants and the Super-cargoes of the British East India Company in Canton, 1811" by J. L. Cranmer-Byng Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Volume 15 (1975)
  • "The Colony of Hongkong - From a Lecture on Reminiscences of a long Residence in the East"by Rev. Jas. Legge, D.D., LL.D. The China Review, or notes & queries on the Far East Volume 1 No. 3 (1872)
  • "Historical Outline of Medical Missions at Canton, Hongkong and Macao" The China Review, or notes & queries on the Far East Volume 4 No. 5 (1876)

References

  1. Who Do You Think You Are? Forum thread Lighthouse keeper in the dark