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.
After the 1876 Chefoo
Convention between China and Great Britain that established Wenzhou as a treaty port, foreign ships began stopping at Wenzhou.
28, 60) and played a key role in the Chefoo
THE ANGLO-CHINESE Opium Wars of 1839-42 and 1856-60, and the later Cold War that resulted in the 1876 Chefoo
Convention, were doctrinal in origin.
Russell, wife of the Watch Tower Society's first president, from an individual with the initials "C.B.D." She described herself as a missionary in Chefoo
(Yantai), China, and thanked Mrs.
The result was that the neighboring international treaty port of Chefoo
(Zhefu), open on equal terms to the trade of all nations, eclipsed Weihaiwei (as it probably would have even had the railway been constructed and continues to do so even today).(28) Merchants with a stake in the leased territory were wary about expanding their investments given the climate of uncertainty over the duration of British occupation.
Started in 1898 and finalized in 1901 the Board formally divided its China operation into four separate entities: South China Mission in Canton, Central China Mission in Shanghai, North China Mission in Chefoo
(Yantai), and Interior China Mission in Kaifeng.
The first section outlines her childhood memories of growing up in China, including her education at the Chefoo
school where she was a year behind Eric Liddell (of Chariots of Fire fame).
Begun in 1892 on the hill slopes behind the Shandong treaty port of Chefoo
(Yantai), the Chang Yu Pioneer Wine Company was one of the first Chinese enterprises to produce and market an ostensibly Western line of consumer products.
At the time Joyce was a boarding pupil at the Chefoo
School in North Eastern China and, when the Japanese army overtook huge swathes of the country and joined the Second World War, they interned the Westerners already living there in camps.
Back in China I fell into the harbor of Chefoo
(now Yantai) while playing on the ice and almost lost my life with pneumonia.