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Forgotten SoulsA Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery$
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Patricia Lim

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099906

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

The Hong Kong Cemetery, Its Position and History

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(p.1) Introduction
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Forgotten Souls
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Patricia Lim

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0001

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

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