Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Anderson, Alexander

Updated September 25, 2014

Alexander Anderson, surgeon, was listed as a resident of Hong Kong in 1843. He was the Colonial Surgeon of Hong Kong in 1843. He was a Justice of the Peace (official) in 1843[1].

[1] He was one of the first 44 Justices of Peace ever to be appointed in Hong Kong. Their appointments were announced by Henry Pottinger on the fifth day after he had sworn in as the first Colonial Governor. The date was June 30 ,1843.

Selected Bibliography: Hong Kong's First [online]. Tarrent, William, The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for the Year 1846, 1848, 1850, Hong Kong: China Mail, resp. 1846, 1848 and 1850.


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