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Addis, Sir Charles Stewart, 1861-1945 (Knight and banker)



Sir Charles Stewart Addis (1861-1945) was employed by the Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation as an agent in China and Hong Kong and other parts of East Asia for over twenty years before working for the company's London office and fulfilling a number of public positions, including as a Governor of the Bank of England. He established the Addis Children Trust for the benefit of his offspring, including Margaret, the wife of Alexander Campbell Geddes, brother of David Campbell Geddes of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The trustees of the Addis Children Trust were Charles Stewart Addis, D.G.M. Bernard (of Matheson & Co. Ltd) and W.E. Leveson (of the Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation).

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Correspondence re Addis Children Trust, 12 July 1932-3 July 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard regarding the Addis Children's Trust. The main correspondents are W.E. Leveson and the Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation. The other correspondents are Henrietta Mary Booth; Rachel Cornes; Margaret Kathleen Geddes; and Robert Escombe, Campbell & Co., stock and share brokers. There are also related papers, including lists of securities of the Addis Children's Trust and covering notes to Matheson & Co. Ltd from the Hongkong & Shanghai...
Dates: 12 July 1932-3 July 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.