Genealogy Projects tagged with hong kong on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Grand Bauhinia Medal (G.B.M.)

    The Grand Bauhinia Medal (Chinese: 大紫荊勳章) is the highest award under the Hong Kong honours and awards system; it is to recognise the selected person's lifelong and highly significant contribution to the well-being of Hong Kong. The awardee is entitled to the postnominal letters GBM and the style The Honourable. The award was created in 1997 to replace the Br...

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  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in Hong Kong 1800s-1960s: origins Jews first arrived in Hong Kong when the territory was ceded to Great Britain by China in 1842. The Jews transferred their offices from neighboring Canton to Hong Kong and helped to develop this new port. The Hong Kong Jewish Community was first established in 1857. The first synagogue was set up in a rental house o...

  • Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett

    Project concerned with establishing the origins of Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett, famous for having sailed the Chinese junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope to the United States and England between 1846 and 1848. Charles Alfred Kellett b. 25/11/1818 in Plymouth, Devon, England. m. Jane Kellett in Liverpool, 1840 Charles Kellett Louisa Jane Kellett Sydney ...