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Sir Robert Hart

Ravarnette Primary School

Team won First Prize in the 1985 local history competition with the school's entry on "Sir Robert Hart." Also in the photograph is May Blair, one of the judges and author of "Once Upon The Lagan."


The Hart family portrait in 1886

Robert Hart is third from the top Left

Queens College

as it was in Hart's day

Funeral of the late Mr. Sheil on 8th Sept.1968

passes the house of Sir Robert Hart's birth, 42, Woodhouse St., Portadown

The Culcavey Whiskey Distillery -

The bushes in the foreground are the only remains of the garden at the former Hart family home.

Priesthill Methodist Church

Wesley College, Dublin

at its former location

Foochow Post office,

designed by Sir Robert Hart and under the control of the Commissioner of Customs in Foochow, the late George Fitzmaurice Montgomery of Greyabbey, Co. Down, the 4th son of Hugh and Lady Charlotte Montgomery. (Born 21st Jan. 1861)

A sister ship to the "Camboge" on which Robert Hart travelled from Hong Kong to Suez in 1866

Sir Robert Hart's first brass band in 1891

playing in front of his bungalow in Peking

Ballintaggart House

the Bredon's family home near Portadown

Sir Robert Hart's Coat of Arms


Evelyn Amy Hart - age 6

The Wedding of William Nelthorpe Beauclerk and Evey Hart

2nd from the left is Aubrey Beauclerk, a son from his previous marriage


Ravarnette house

in 1985

From left to right: Evelyn Hart, Bruce Hart, Mabel Hart and Lady Hart in 1889

Juliet Bredon

Lady Hart's sister

European staff of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service

The mainly European staff of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service outside Hart's Peking bungalow, 1905 - Robert Hart in the bowler hat

Lisburn Market Day

as it used to be in Sir Robert Hart's time

Sir Robert Hart's statue

the Bund, Shanghai

Sir Robert Hart's Chinese Band.

Sir Robert Hart is on the left and Encarnacao, the Portuguese bandmaster is on the right


Edgar Bruce Hart

Campbell, his London agent

Robert Hart 1866

Bruce Hart

Sir Robert Hart's bungalow

in Peking with his butler Ah Fona

A garden party in Peking

Sir Robert Hart is standing and Baron Mumm, the German Minister is seated

Bisham Church

and the River Thames

Sir Robert Hart's Chinese Scroll

scroll of authority as Inspector General

The Celtic Cross on Sir Robert Hart's grave

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