Irving, John Bell-, 1888-1960 (Major)
John Bell-Irving, of Whitehill, Lockerbie, was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1919-1923. He was the son of John Bell-Irving (1846-1925) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Manuscript originals and press copies of correspondence of John Bell-Irving, Sir Robert Jardine, William Keswick, William Paterson and Herbert Smith, with related documents, including a few telegrams. The envelope is numbered 50, and lists the subject matter as 'allocations of shares in JM & Co. Retirement of William Paterson promotion of Herbert Smith + James Bell-Irving'.
Correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and Mrs E.G. Bell-Irving, Major John Bell-Irving, McJerrow & Stevenson, Lockerbie, Ethel Maitland, Lady Lauderdale, and others, with related letters and papers, regarding the J.J. Bell-Irving Trust and Major John Bell-Irving.
General despatches received by John Bell-Irving, the Consul General of Hawaii in Hong Kong, including general instructions for His Hawaiian Majesty's Consuls, 1 September 1885: 'Passports to enter the Hawaiian Kingdom are no longer required except for persons of Chinese race. For the latter they are granted only at the Consulates at Hong Kong & Shanghae, under special regulations issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs'.
Typescript copies of letters regarding a wide range of business interests in China, Japan, Russia and elsewhere, 1887-1939 (mostly 1903-1911). The correspondents are John Bell-Irving, C.W. Dickson, W.J. Gresson, Sir R.W.B. Jardine, Henry Keswick, J.J. Keswick, David Landale, William Keswick, John Macgregor and C.H. Ross. There is no indication of when the folder was compiled. It is labelled on the front cover 'No 23. Extracts of interest from S/o Correspondence &c'.
An incomplete series of original semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The correspondents are C.E. Anton, B.D.F. Beith, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, T.S. Forrest, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, William Keswick, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, D.L. Newbigging, J.J. Paterson, C.H. Ross, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.