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From British Bobby 
To 
Hong Kong Copper 
Presentation by: Christine M. Thomas 
http://hongkongfamilyhistory.blogspot.co.u...
Hong Kong Island 
Kowloon 
New Territories
Happy Valley 
The National Archives 
CO 1069/444
The National Archives 
CO 1069/444 
Hong Kong Harbour
The National Archives 
CO 129/5 
Ordinance establishing the 
Hong Kong Police Force
Peng Chau Island 
from Lantau Island
The National Archives 
CO 1069/476 
Typhoon shelter
1862 Plans for Central Police Station 
The National Archives 
MPGG 1/118
The National Archives 
MEPO 7/34 
Recruitment of 20 Constables from 
The Metropolitan Police
The National Archives 
HO 184/16 
Royal Irish Constabulary Records
1877 
CO 133/34 
1886 
CO 133/43 
1890 
CO 133/47
Swanston headstones
The National Archives 
CO 1069/445 
Aftermath of Typhoon 1874
The National Archives 
CO 1069/448 
Aftermath of the Great Storm of 1889
The National Archives 
CO 1069/451 
Tai Po Police Station
Au Tau Police Station
The National Archives 
CO 132/31 
Police Annual Report 1899
twiglet’s treasure trove of trivia
Hong Kong Police 
Roll of Honour 
World War 1 
PC 25 Herbert G. Wakeford Killed in Action 17 May 1916 
PC 27 Ernest G. Pai...
Hong Kong in the 21st. century
From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper
From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper
From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper
From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper
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From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper

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This year marks the 170th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Police. This talk traces the history of the organisation through the stories of a few very ordinary British constables from the 1840s up to the First World War.

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From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper

  1. 1. From British Bobby To Hong Kong Copper Presentation by: Christine M. Thomas http://hongkongfamilyhistory.blogspot.co.uk
  2. 2. Hong Kong Island Kowloon New Territories
  3. 3. Happy Valley The National Archives CO 1069/444
  4. 4. The National Archives CO 1069/444 Hong Kong Harbour
  5. 5. The National Archives CO 129/5 Ordinance establishing the Hong Kong Police Force
  6. 6. Peng Chau Island from Lantau Island
  7. 7. The National Archives CO 1069/476 Typhoon shelter
  8. 8. 1862 Plans for Central Police Station The National Archives MPGG 1/118
  9. 9. The National Archives MEPO 7/34 Recruitment of 20 Constables from The Metropolitan Police
  10. 10. The National Archives HO 184/16 Royal Irish Constabulary Records
  11. 11. 1877 CO 133/34 1886 CO 133/43 1890 CO 133/47
  12. 12. Swanston headstones
  13. 13. The National Archives CO 1069/445 Aftermath of Typhoon 1874
  14. 14. The National Archives CO 1069/448 Aftermath of the Great Storm of 1889
  15. 15. The National Archives CO 1069/451 Tai Po Police Station
  16. 16. Au Tau Police Station
  17. 17. The National Archives CO 132/31 Police Annual Report 1899
  18. 18. twiglet’s treasure trove of trivia
  19. 19. Hong Kong Police Roll of Honour World War 1 PC 25 Herbert G. Wakeford Killed in Action 17 May 1916 PC 27 Ernest G. Painting Killed in Action 1 July 1916 PC 52 Arthur W. Allchurch Killed in Action 1 July 1916 PC 125 Harold Wilson Reported Missing on 27 July 1916 Presumed dead on 11 May 1917 PC 114 Peter Boyd Gardner Injured in Aeroplane accident on 4 Dec. 1916 Died on 6 Dec 1916 PC 124 Ernest F. Drury Killed in Action 17 Feb 1917 PC 155 Robert Edwards Killed in Action 30 April 1917 PC 120 Edward C. Sillis Killed in Action 1 August 1917 PC 81 John Delahunty Killed in Action 9 October 1917 PC 69 Frederick J. Singleton Died of Influenza 2 Nov 1918 PC 127 Albert E. Clarke Died of Wounds 15 March 1919
  20. 20. Hong Kong in the 21st. century

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