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Kendall, Franklin Richardson, 1839-1907



  • Existence: 1839 - 1907


Franklin Richardson Kendall was employed overseas by the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, beginning at Bombay (1858), before transferring to Singapore (1859), Hong Kong (1863), Calcutta (1864), Bombay (1864) and Melbourne (1865). He returned to London in 1881, where he worked at the company's Head Office until his retirement in 1906.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


F.R. Kendall. Extracts from letters 1858-1865, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L14/18
Scope and Contents

The volume is a compilation produced by the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co. of extracts from letters sent by F.R. Kendall, 17 February 1858-7 July 1865, 89 pages. The volume also includes an introduction; a history of the development of P. & O., 1815-1869; illustrations; notes on vessels mentioned in the letters; and extracts from contemporary documents.

Dates: 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.