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Hall, Ronald O. (Ronald Owen)


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

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ronald Owen Hall papers

Identifier: HK CVU 0068/PER/RO_Hall
Scope and Contents Consists chiefly of materials written or collected by Ronald Owen Hall, including correspondence, sermons and lecture notes, reference materials of writing, R.O. : The life and times of Bishop Ronald Hall of Hong Kong, newspaper clippings, books, and journal articles (finding aid (pdf)).