Newsletter 3, 11th Jan 2013

The third Industrial History of Hong Kong Group newsletter was published on January 3rd, 2013. Contents: Members The RAS Re-use group The almost complete demolition of Eastern Cotton Mills, Ma Tau Wan Kowloon Walled City Gwulo.com Two HK mines – West Brother Graphite and Lin Ma Hang Lead The Stephen Hui Geological Museum – located  on the campus of The […]

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Kowloon Walled City 1 – manufacturing

If you arrived in Hong Kong after 1994 you will not have seen the Kowloon Walled City. And even if you have lived here all your life or came to Hong Kong before the mid 1990s you may not have been inside this fascinating and densely populated area. It became an enclave after the New Territories was leased to Britain […]

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Newsletter 2, 4th December 2012

The second Industrial History of Hong Kong Group newsletter was sent in December 2012. Contents: Introduction to new members Request for information about the Taikoo Sugar Refinery and its rival China Sugar Company Information about recent activities and forthcoming articles Request for contributions The newsletter also mentioned that Hugh Farmer had written an article about “Rennie’s Mill’ which had been […]

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Newsletter 1, 22nd November 2012

The first newsletter for the Industrial History of Hong Kong Group was emailed to a small group in November 2012. The newsletter served as an introduction to IndHHK and its aims. In it Hugh Farmer said, “I think I would like to start by exchanging information to get an idea of the range of subjects and identify what sources are […]

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