OXBERRY James Henry

Male 1871 - 1925  (54 years)

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  • Name OXBERRY James Henry  
    Born 06 Mar 1871  Blaydon, Newcastle upon Tyne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1925  China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Dec 1925  Happy Valley Jewish Cemetery, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Inscription: James Henry OXBERRY born in Blaydon Newcastle upon Tyne 6 Mar 1871 died 19 Dec 1925.
      From the Hebrew inscription: the memorial stone of the tomb of a perfect and upright man who feared God and avoided evil ... Isaac Oxberry, who departed for his eternal home on the 3rd day of Tevet and his days were... years.
      (Kindly transliterated by JRW).
    Oxberry, James Henry
    Oxberry, James Henry
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    • Leader and founder of Buffaloism in the Far East. The obituary in HongKong Telegraph Mon 21 Dec 1925 states that Mr Oxberry arrived in the colony as a young man in the service(s) who left and then joined the staff of the Hongkong Hotel and during the last 8 years of his life assumed the duties of proprieter of the Palace Hotel.

      He founded the Sir James Oxberry Lodge in 1921 and the King Edward VII Lodge. He was also a Freemason.

      He had a very large circle of friends who attended the funeral, the list of which takes up nearly a whole column of the paper.
    Person ID I2579  CemeteryScribes.com
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2008 


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