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Railton, Norman Leslie Howard, 1894-1947 (businessman)



Norman Leslie Howard Railton was employed by the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd in Hong Kong from 1910 until the 1940s. He acted as the Agent of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd at Canton during 1924.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, 1918-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/11
Scope and Contents Semi-official and some property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, with enclosed letters and papers. The contents of the volumes change over the course of the series: there are original letters from Amoy (1918), Canton (1918-1939), Foochow (1918-1933), Swatow (1918-1933) and Taipei (1918-1927) to Hong Kong, and copies of letters from Hong Kong to Canton (1930-1939), Foochow (1930-1933) and Swatow...
Dates: 1918-1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.