Chefoo


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Chefoo:

see YantaiYantai
or Chefoo
, city (1994 est. pop. 791,000), N Shandong prov., China. Shandong's largest fishing port, it has a variety of light industries. The city also has fruit orchards, and wine and brandy are produced. Yantai was opened to foreign trade in 1862.
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Chefoo

 

(Yent’ai), a city and port in East China, in Shantung Province; situated on the Yellow Sea. Population, more than 150,000 (1975, estimate). A branch line from Lants’un links Che-foo with the Chinan-Ch’ingtao railroad. The most important industry in the city is food processing, including the production of flour, vegetable oil, and canned goods. Other industries include metallurgy, ship repair, and the manufacture of electrical equipment, instruments, machine tools, paper, and textiles. The city also has cottage industries and serves as a base for fishermen. Chefoo is a health resort. Iron ore is mined in the vicinity.

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Also a pupil at Chefoo was Joyce's brother Brian, who was two years younger, and although the boys' and girls' schools were kept separate, the siblings made sure they maintained close contact.
The Chefoo pupils were initially taken by train to the seaport of Tsingtao before sailing to Hong Kong.
I was a member of the Chefoo School Association so they found my details through that.
The Rosses set sail for China shortly after their marriage and arrived at their mission station in Chefoo (Yantai) on the Shantung (Shandong) Peninsula in August 1872.
At the time of the Rosses' arrival in China, Chefoo was the center of United Presbyterian Church missionary work headed by Alexander Williamson (1829-90), who was also concurrently the representative of the National Bible Society of Scotland in North China.
Protestant work in China had been carried on for two decades when the first missionaries came to Chefoo (Yantai), taking advantage of the concessions wrung from the Chinese in the Treaties of Tientsin and Peking in 1858 and 1860.
In the early 1860s three missions, which later had the largest work in the province, came via the treaty port of Chefoo - the Southern Baptists (1860), the American Presbyterians (1861), and the British Baptists (1862).
Timothy Richard of the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS) obtained from the foreign communities in Chefoo and Shanghai large sums of money for the thousands of peasants dying of hunger.
7) When Richard moved inland from Chefoo to Qingzhou, he found that there were thousands of members of secret societies who were seekers after truth.
Missionaries and their families fled to Japan, Qingdao, Weihai, and Chefoo for safety.
Northern Presbyterians also had a mission there but were more strongly headquartered in Chefoo.
Younger missionaries were concentrating on Hwangsein, Chefoo, Pingtu, Laichow, and Tsingtao (Qingdao), where Baptists had extensive institutions and growing congregations.