Chapter

Introduction

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9789622099906
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207714 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter discusses the Hong Kong Cemetery, which was also known as the Protestant Cemetery and the Colonial Cemetery. It discusses Happy Valley and the Happy Valley racecourse, which is located below the Hong Kong Cemetery. Aside from discussing the history of the cemetery, the chapter also looks at the older cemeteries in Wan Chai and the different monuments found in the Hong Kong Cemetery.

Keywords: Hong Kong Cemetery; Protestant Cemetery; Colonial Cemetery; Happy Valley; racecourse; Wan Chai; monuments; history

Chapter.  8999 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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