About Clara Ho Tung
Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady p 6: by Irene Cheng (Clara's daughter)
- "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 ]
- 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
- Clara Ho Tung and her brother, Cheung Pui-kai, descended from Lane (of Lane Crawford). Their father was Cheung Tak-fai.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Father and lady Margaret were first generation Eurasians while Mamma, whose parents were both first generation Eurasians, was second generation.
- 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 ...
Clara Ho Tung的年谱