Twentieth Century Impressions of Hongkong, Shanghai, and other Treaty Ports of China/S. T. Dunn
MR. STEPHEN TROYTE DUNN, B.A., F.L.S., J.P., who, since 1903, has been Superintendent of the Botanical and Forestry Department, Hongkong, was born at Bristol in 1868. The son of the Rev. James Dunn, he was educated at Radley and at Merton College, Oxford. He was private secretary to Sir Thomas Acland in 1897, and in the following year became private secretary to Sir William Dyer, the Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. For about two years he was assistant for India at Kew. In 1903 he was sent to report upon the agricultural prospects of Wei-hai-wei, and for his services received the thanks of the Secretary of State. Two years later he was sent to investigate the flora of Central Fokien. His publications include "The Flora of West Surrey" (1903), and "The Alien Flora of Britain" (1905), besides numerous papers in the Journal of the Linnean Society, &c. In 1901 Mr. Dunn married Maud, youngest daughter of the Rev. W. H. Thornton, rector of North Bovey, Devon. He is a member of the Hongkong Club. His local address is the Botanic Gardens, Hongkong, and his English address is Gumley Cottage, Kew Green, S.W.