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Everything tagged "cemetery"

Chiu Yuen Cemetery (Eurasian) [1897- ]

Date Place completed: 

Findagrave.com has records for this cemetery, and several graves within the cemetery.

The Commonwealth Graves Commission website doesn't record any wartime graves in this cemetery.


Jewish Cemetery [1855- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1855-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
A. Stempel
Abraham Ben Leib Freiman
Abraham Moseh Alvares Vega
Abraham Shnidman
Adolf Wolepstein
Adolph Nathram

Parsee Cemetery [????- ]

Wanchai Roman Catholic Burial Ground [1841-1889]

Date Place completed: 
Date Place demolished: 

WAN CHAI - Protestant Burial Ground - opened 1841

last graves removed 1889 -  near St Francis Chapel above Queens Road East. 183 died in 1841


West Point Burial Ground - Chinese Cemetery - Sai Ying Poon [1843-????]

Date Place completed: 


1856 Map - Detail - Sai Ying Poon

The graves were moved, and the land put into use for hospitals.

(approximate area of original Chinese Cemetery below)


Chinese permanent cemetery, Aberdeen [c.1916- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1916-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Muslim Cemetery, Happy Valley [????- ]

Hong Kong Cemetery [????- ]

(If you're looking for details of graves and burials in this cemetery, please visit the page http://gwulo.com/node/8746 for details.)


Muslim cemetery, Kowloon [c.1921-c.1967]

Date Place completed: 
c.1921-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1967-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

You can see this on the 1949 map, marked 'Mohammedan cemetery'. It must have been cleared since then though, as now it is the site of several buildings.

Booth found the skeleton of a snake there, and notes the unusual shape of the graves. He was given the following explanation by one of the staff at the Fourseas Hotel:


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