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WONG, Hoi Wah

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4498
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WONG, Hoi Wah
Date(s): [1940-1949]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Wong | Hoi Wah


Administrative/Biographical history:

Mr Wong Hoi Wah is in his fifties and now retired. He lives in London with his family. Mr Wong's father was one of the seamen who worked on the British merchant cargo ships supplying Hong Kong and Europe before the Second World War. The photograph was taken on board the ship on which the late Mr Wong senior worked.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photograph of Chinese seamen, their captain and other staff on an ocean liner, 1940s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Chinese and English.

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This collection was acquired in 2008 as part of the 'Footprints of the Dragon' Heritage Lottery Fund project led by the Chinese National Healthy Living Centre.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The following Chinese community collections were acquired as part of 'Footprints of the Dragon' Heritage Lottery Fund project led by Chinese National Healthy Living Centre: LMA/4497-4515, 4518, 4520.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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