Malcolm Struan Tonnochy

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Malcolm Struan Tonnochy
Administrator of Hong Kong
In office
1882–1882
Monarch Queen Victoria
Preceded by Sir John Pope Hennessy
Succeeded by Sir William Henry Marsh
Personal details
Born 1841
Bengal, British India
Died 1882
Hong Kong  United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom British
Profession civil servant, colonial administrator

Malcolm Struan Tonnochy (Chinese: 杜老誌) was a major official in Hong Kong. He has been an acting Governor of Hong Kong in March 1882.

Tonnochy was born in Bengal, India in December 1841 and was of Scottish and Indian extraction (his paternal grandfather was Scot and paternal grandmother Indian). Tonnochy left India to work in Hong Kong' civil service in 1862.

He died in office while in Hong Kong in 1882. Tonnochy Road in Wan Chai was named after him.

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Preceded by:
Sir John Pope Hennessy
Governor of Hong Kong (Administrator)
March 1882
Followed by:
Sir William Henry Marsh