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Swettenham, Mary Emily, Lady, 1905 - 1935

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Lady Swettenham collection (Malaya and Jamaica)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031C
Scope and Contents

Photographs by various photographers and three other items. They relate to the career of James Alexander Swettenham, who, after serving in Ceylon and Cyprus, became Colonial Secretary in Singapore in 1895. He was Governor of British Guyana 1901-1904 and of Jamaica 1904-1907. His period in Singapore coincided with the service in Malaya of his more famous brother, Sir Frank Swettenham. Their father was James Oldham Swettenham, Solicitor of Belper.

Dates: 1880 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

[Victoria Daily Colonist], 1953-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031C/15
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of extract from the Victoria Daily Colonist, 23 July 1953 giving details of the will of Lady Swettenham and some biographical information

Dates: 1953-07-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Jamaica (nation) 1
Malaysia (nation) 1