About the project and project team; Archives; Bibliographies; Information on staff; Meteorological work of the Chinese Maritime Customs; Occasional papers; Online digitized publicationsWritings by or about foreign members of the Customs Service and their families


The project published in this series papers and resource materials stemming from or related to the work of the Customs project team.


Papers – ISSN 1755-6643


No.1 Picturing China, 1870-1950: Photographs from British Collections by Robert Bickers, Catherine Ladds, Jamie Carstairs and Yee Wah Foo, October 2007. 52 pages (32 pages of photographs).


No.2 Checklist to the exhibition Picturing China, 1870-1950: Photographs from British CollectionsBrunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 16 October-15 December 2007. Online publication only.


No.3 Robert Hart, Documents relating to, 1o  the Establishment of Meteorological Stations in China; and 2o Proposals for co-operation in the publication of meteorological observations and exchange of weather news by telegraph along the Pacific coast of Asia. Online publication only.


No.4 Between Two Worlds: Remembering Sir Robert Hart. Programme commemorating the rededication of the grave of Sir Robert Hart and Lady Hester Jane Hart, All Saints’ Church, Bisham, 22 February 2013. Compiled by Dr Weipin Tsai, and designed by Penny Dang.


No.5 B.E. Foster Hall, The Chinese Maritime Customs: An International Service, 1854-1950. This is a new edition of B.E. Foster Hall’s 1977 pamphlet, together with a short memoir by the author, maps, photographs and a bibliography, and a biographical note by the editor, Robert Bickers.


No. 6 Chinese Maritime Customs preventive work in the Canton delta: Photographs by Jack Birns, 1948-1949. Selection and commentary by Robert Bickers, 2018.