A postcard, circa 1880, shows Chefoo’s Beach Road. Picture: courtesy of Lin Weibin

Life in a Chinese treaty port: Eurasian traces great-grandparents’ journey from London slum to Hong Kong and beyond

Ian Gill hadn’t even heard of Chefoo (now Yantai) until he started tracing his family’s roots and found out his great-grandparents had lived an enviable life there in the 19th century

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A postcard, circa 1880, shows Chefoo’s Beach Road. Picture: courtesy of Lin Weibin
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