Author Biographies

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028382
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207400 | DOI:
Author Biographies

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This chapter provides biographies of the Southern District's Administrative Officers in Hong Kong who served in the 1910–20 and 1950–60 periods: Walter Schofield (1888–1968) was a cadet officer from 1911 to 1938 and had served as police magistrate in 1931–33. Paul Tsui Ka Cheung was born in Hong Kong on November 5, 1916, married in 1907, and was baptized as a Catholic at St Anthony's Church; Austin Coates (1922–97) was a British civil servant, writer and traveller, born in London and educated at Stowe and in Paris; James Hayes was born in 1930 with bachelor's and master's degrees in history from the University of London.

Keywords: Southern District; Administrative Officers; Hong Kong; Walter Schofield; Paul Tsui Ka Cheung; Austin Coates; James Hayes

Chapter.  5501 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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