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The Old Residents Section in the Hong Kong Cemetery

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/9789622099906.003.0023
The Old Residents Section in the Hong Kong Cemetery

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This chapter discusses the old timers. These were the type of settlers who are buried in Section 23 of the Hong Kong Cemetery. The people in this section died over a twenty-five period at the beginning of the twentieth century and had all kinds of employment. Aside from featuring a wide range of employment and an imbalance between men and women, Section 23 also contains people from a number of countries. The earliest grave in this section appears to be that of Frederick Stewart.

Keywords: old timers; settlers; Section 23; Hong Kong Cemetery; imbalance; earliest grave; Frederick Stewart

Chapter.  9446 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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