Jardine, Skinner and Co
Jardine, Skinner & Co., a tea and general trading company, was founded initially in Bombay in 1825. It was reformed in Calcutta in 1844 by David Jardine and Charles Binny Skinner. Jardine was the nephew of William Jardine, one of the founders of Jardine, Matheson & Co., and there were close links between the two firms, which were both represented in London by Matheson & Co. Ltd. The company merged with George Henderson Ltd in 1946 to form Jardine Henderson Ltd.
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Accounts and bills: Bombay and Calcutta, July 1829-Dec. 1869
Accounts, bills, etc., some concerning Jardine, Skinner & Co. The documents include reference to Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy; Arbuthnot & Co.; Badham Bros; Cuthbertson & Harper; Magniac & Co.; Remington & Co.; Shotton & Co.; and coal.
Accounts and bills of Jardine, Skinner & Co., 31 Oct. 1859-30 Apr. 1879
Miscellaneous accounts and bills of Jardine, Skinner & Co., dated Calcutta. They include accounts with Jardine, Matheson & Co.; a legal bill from Sandes, Watts & Collis; and bills from Black & Murray. The documents include reference to chronometers; legal matters; and watchmaking.
Accounts of Jardine, Skinner & Co., 17 Jan. 1851-23 Feb. 1859
The accounts are dated Calcutta, and include accounts with Jardine, Matheson & Co., W.O. Comstock, D. Macdonald, and the owners of the 'Fiery Cross'. The documents include reference to the 'Adventure'.
Accounts of Jardine, Skinner & Co., Oct. 1859-May 1861
Current accounts and shipping accounts of Jardine, Skinner & Co., dated Calcutta. The documents include reference to the 'Fiery Cross'; 'Lancefield'; opium; and shipping.
Biographical notes on Jardine, Skinner & Co., 1930-1934
Business letters: America, 1821-1898
Business letters: Australasia, 1824-1898
Business letters: Calcutta, 1818-1893
Business letters: East Indies, Siam and Malaya, 1821-1898
Business letters: Great Britain, 1822-1898
Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905
Business letters: India, 1819-1898
Business letters: London, 1814-1898
Business letters: Macao, 1813-1898
Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900
Coal accounts of Jardine, Skinner & Co., 30 Sep. 1859-30 June 1871
Coal accounts of Jardine, Skinner & Co., including stock accounts; dated Calcutta. The documents include reference to India.
Correspondence with Jardine, Skinner & Co., 14 Jan. 1942-23 Feb. 1944
Correspondence with Jardine, Skinner & Co., 18 July 1938-28 Dec. 1944
Current accounts: Bombay, Calcutta and Madras, 1817-1880 (mostly 1860s and 1870s)
Most of the accounts relate to Jardine, Skinner & Co. The documents include reference to Thomas Beale; Charles Gutzlaff; 'Clan Alpine'; Fergusson & Co.; 'Fiery Cross'; Canton Insurance Office; Colvin & Co.; De Souza & Co.; Gillanders, Arbuthnot & Co.; Mackintosh & Co.; Magniac & Co.; Remington & Co.; 'Penguin'; 'Reiver'; and shipping
Early history of Jardine Matheson and Jardine Skinner, c. 1930
An undated seven-page typescript entitled 'Jardine Skinner & Co.' describing the early years of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the establishment of Jardine, Skinner & Co., including biographical information about the members of both firms.
Early telegrams of Jardine Matheson & Co., 1862-1902
Jardine Skinner Archive
The largest part of the archive is comprised of original correspondence of Jardine, Skinner & Co. (JS/1-9). The letters are supplemented by a set of modern extracts and indexes compiled by the researcher E.A. Paterson (JS/10-11). The remaining material consists of papers relating to companies associated with the firm of McLeod Russel, which formed part of the original accession of papers (JS/12).
Letters from Calcutta, Dec. 1893-Oct. 1896
An incomplete series of letters from Jardine, Skinner and Co., Calcutta, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. The correspondents include Apcar & Co.; Bathgate, Pim & Co.; Kilburn & Co.; and M.N. Metha.
Letters from Jardine, Skinner & Co., 1891-1911
Original letters from Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta, to Jardine Matheson, New York, with related letters, telegrams and other papers.
Letters from the East, 1841-1886
- Archival Object 35
- Collection 1
- Calcutta 1
- Coal 1