John Thomas Cockerell, inn-keeper, was listed as a resident of Hong Kong in 1846. He ran the inn named Commercial Inn in 1846.
|H.M.S. Plover and Young Hebe. The two vessels which surveyed the Coast of China from Shanghae to Hong Kong, under Capt. Collinson, RN CB and Lieut Bate RN in 1842-43-44-45, colored lithograph by [s.n.] Ackermann. Credit: National Maritime Museum, London.|
Selected Bibliography: Tarrent, William, The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for the Year 1846, 1848, 1850, Hong Kong: China Mail, resp. 1846, 1848 and 1850.