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Piercy, Benjamin, 1827-1888 (railway engineer)



  • Existence: 1827 - 1888

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Correspondence re Benjamin Piercy Estate, 30 Jan. 1933-5 Aug. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/33
Scope and Contents Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England and (mainly) Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Estate and Trusts of Benjamin Piercy, of which he was a Trustee. Most of the material concerns the management of the Benjamin Piercy Estate in the interest of Piercy's children, Arabella Margaret Bernard (mother of D.G.M. Bernard); Ethel Mary, Lady Buchanan-Jardine; Eva Gertrude Bell-Irving; and Lilian Edith Coxon. There is also some material concerning the Trust for Robert Charles...
Dates: 30 Jan. 1933-5 Aug. 1940
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.