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Hall, Ronald O. (Ronald Owen) Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Name Forms

  • Hall, Ronald O. (Ronald Owen)
  • Hall, Ronald Owen, Bishop of Hong Kong, 1895-1975
  • 何明華, 1895-1975
  • 何明华, 1895-1975
  • He, Minghua, 1895-1975

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    An Anglican missionary bishop in Hong Kong and China in the middle of 20th century:

    1895 July 22, born in Newcastle, England
        Father, Cecil Gallopine Hall
        Mother, Constance Gertrude Hall (Maiden name: Upcher)
    1909 To Bromsgrove School
    1914 September 4, joined up for Army service
    1920 September, N.E. Secretary of SCM and Ordination as deacon in Newcastle
    1921 September, Missionary Secretary of SCM and ordination as a priest in Southwark
    1923 April 24, marriage to Nora Kathleen Suckling Baron
    1925 June 1, children, Joc was born (June 1, 1925 – May 6, 1955)
    1925-1926 Halls in China
    1926 Vicar of St. Luke’s, Newcastle
    1929 January 13, Judith born
    1932 Became Bishop of Hong Kong
    1935 October 10, Christopher born
    1936 Purchased Home Farm, Lewknor
    1938 Fall of Canton
    1940 December, Nora and children to Singapore and England
    1941 Autumn, to U.S.A.
        December 25, Fall of Hong Kong
    1942 To England
        To Kunming
    1945 On leave in England with family
        October 9, back to Hong Kong
    1955 May 6, Joc killed in motor-cycle accident
    1956 Visited mainland China
    1966 Retirement
    1975 April 22, death