Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead, GCMG, PC. Governor of Hong Kong from September 1859 – March 1865.

Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead, GCMG, PC. Governor of Hong Kong from September 1859 – March 1865.

We continue this overview series on the history of Hong Kong.  This time we pick up right after the Treaty of Nanjing and look at the early efforts to get this colony up and running.  The first couple decades of Crown Colony of Hong Kong weren’t easy and many considered throwing in the towel early.