Consular Career Of Herbert A Giles

1867passed competitive examination
(2 Feb) appointed Student Interpreter
1869 (18 Nov) Third Class Assistant
1872 (20 Jul - 31 Aug) Acting Consul Tientsin;
(7 Dec) Second Class Assistant
Acted as Interpreter at Tientsin, Ningpo, Hankow and Canton
1876 (4 Aug) First Class Assistant; (8 May - 16 Aug) Acting Consul Swatow
1879 (26 Jun) Acting Consul Amoy (until 10 Mar 1881)
1880 (25 Feb) H.M. Vice-Consul Pagoda Island
1883 (11 Jun) transferred to Shanghai
1885 (13 Nov) Acting Consul Tamsui (until 30 Jun 1886)
1886 (1 Jul) Consul Tamsui
1891 (1 Apr) transferred to Ningpo
1893 (10 Oct) resigned.
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