Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- advertising representative, musican and storekeeper
Joshua Cheong was one of the sons of Cheok Hong Cheong and Choy Ying Wong. He was educated at Scotch College (in Victoria Parade) and/or Melbourne Grammar School. As a young man he was an organist with the Chinese mission in Victoria and while in secondary school he worked at Coles Great Book Arcade under E.W. Cole. He had various jobs as an adult. In 1904 He worked for On Cheong & Co, which included a business trip to Fiji. He later worked as an advertising representative for The Chinese Times and for a while at a Croydon orchard.
- Welch, Ian, 'Cheok Hong Cheong: Victim or Victor? [unpublished paper]', in Workshop on the Chinese in Australian and New Zealand History, University of New South Wales, 11-13 February. Details
- Welch, Ian, 'Alien Son: A Life of Cheok Hong Cheong', PhD thesis, Australian National University, 2004. Also available at http://thesis.anu.edu.au/public/adt-ANU20051108.111252. Details
- Fr James Cheong with his family
- c. 1906 - c. 1928
- Australia - Victoria - Melbourne
- Mr Joshua Cheong, organist
- c. 2 September 1899
- Australia - Victoria
Sources used to compile this entry: Welch, Ian, 'Alien Son: A Life of Cheok Hong Cheong', PhD thesis, Australian National University, 2004. Also available at http://thesis.anu.edu.au/public/adt-ANU20051108.111252.
Created: 10 May 2001, Last modified: 1 November 2005