Eardley, Margaret Mary, b 1913 (shipping clerk)
Margaret Mary Eardley worked in the Shipping Office, Jardine, Matheson, Hong Kong, 1937-1941. She was employed by the government of Singapore, 1941-1942, and rejoined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1942. She was employed in the company's Bombay and Calcutta offices before working in the Airways Department, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and the Shipping Office, Hong Kong.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Copies of semi-official letters nos E.2-11, 28 December 1944-20 March 1945, and 63-74, 21 December 1944-24 April 1945, from H.H. Lennox, Jardine Matheson, Chungking, to E.H. Brazel and C.F. Stockar, Jardine Matheson, Kunming, with enclosed letters. There is also a letter from H.H. Lennox, Chungking, to Greta Eardley, Kunming, 27 June 1945, regarding the staff member Lee Po Sun. The other subjects covered in the file include office and living accommodation and staff.
Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The main subject is trade in a wide range of commodities, including the involvement of the company's subsidiaries Ewo Breweries Ltd, Ewo Cotton Mills, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd and Shanghai & Hongkong Wharf Co. Ltd. Index entries for many of the staff and companies featured in the conversations are given below.