Hongkong - 1841 to 1941

(give or take a few years..)

A unique place at a time now slipped from memory.
 

Stories of the people who lived and worked here - British, Chinese, Irish, Portuguese ....

 

Bringing to life some of the social history of Hongkong's colonial past through the tales and documents they left behind. 

                                                         

Women, Crime and the Courts: Hong Kong 1841-1941 

is to be published by  BlacksmithBooks 

this autumn, 2020. 

ISBN 978-988-79639-8-1

 more information here

On 31st October, the 2020 conference of the Naval Dockyards Society at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, postponed from April, is happening, conditions permitting. I will giving a paper entitled "Out of the Shadows: The Police Force of Hong Kong's Royal Naval Dockyard".

August 2020

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Click on the SS Devanha to explore old Hongkong
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Click on the book for the story that prompted it 
and more
about the Irish policemen of Hongkong
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