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Clara Ho Tung (Cheung)

Chinese: 張靜蓉 (蓮覺)
Also Known As: "Ching Yung"
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of CHEUNG Tak Fai and Yeung Shi CHEUNG
Wife of Sir Robert Hotung 何東
Mother of 何錦姿 Victoria HO TUNG; 何世勤 infant Henry HOTUNG; 何慧姿 Daisy HOTUNG; Edward "Eddie" Samuel Ho Tung; 何嫻姿 Eva HOTUNG and 5 others
Sister of 張沛堦 CHEUNG Pui Kai; young NN Cheung and young NN Cheung

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About Clara Ho Tung

Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady p 6: by Irene Cheng (Clara's daughter)

  1. "Mamma (Lady Clara) and her parents moved to Shanghai, where the children [her younger brother and sister] died, and later to Kiu Kiang, an upstream port on the Yangtze River. Mamma often talked about the time when, as a little child, she was taken by her grandmother in a sedan chair to the top of Hong Kong's Victoria Peak.

[Clara's maternal grandfather George B. Glover, was with the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs wikipedia ]

  1. Mr. Au-Yang Wai Chang, who was a private student of Grandfather's [Clara's father]. Silently, Mr. Au-Yang sat on one side of the sick man's deathbed [Clara's father] and Mamma [Clara] on the other. For in those days people of the upper classes were so polite and reserved that they did not converse with those of the opposite sex. Mamma was always grateful for his devotion to her father and many years later they arranged for her [Clara's] second daughter to marry Mr. Au-Yang's eldest son.

"Tracing my Children's lineage" p 14, Eric Peter Ho

  1. Clara Ho Tung and her brother, Cheung Pui-kai, descended from Lane (of Lane Crawford). Their father was Cheung Tak-fai.
  2. Mrs. Cheung Tak-Fai's father was G.B. Glover, but she was known as Ms. Yeung.

"Tracing my Children's lineage" p 128, Eric Peter Ho

  1. When proposing Clara as an equal wife, Margaret wrote to her aunt as "my mother's brother". "Her aunt's husband was not her mother's brother. They had different surnames, Cheung and Ng. They were cousins, offspring of two sisters."

Being Eurasian by Irene Cheng

p 193

  1. a second generation Eurasian, with both parents being Eurasians (her European blood was English and Scottish). Her grandfather was Lane, one of the founders of Land and Crawford of Hong Kong.
  2. Father and lady Margaret were first generation Eurasians while Mamma, whose parents were both first generation Eurasians, was second generation.
  3. On memorial days, such as the anniversaries of Mamma's maternal ancestors from the Cheung family, Mamma was able to ask Father to have their memorial tablets placed in her home when her brother's household was unavoidably broken up ...
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Clara Ho Tung's Timeline

December 19, 1875
Hong Kong
June 1897
Age 21
September 28, 1898
Age 22
December 31, 1899
Age 24
Age 26
July 1903
Age 27
October 21, 1904
Age 28
Age 30