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Visit by Sir John Anderson to Seremban, Negri Sembilan, 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 5/8

Scope and Contents

209 x 152 mm (mounted on card). A group portrait showing British officials and two women posed in a garden, probably at Seremban. The figures in the group include: Sir William Hood TREACHER (1849-1919); Resident General, Federated Malay States 1902-1904; Mrs WELD; wife of F.J. Weld; Sir John ANDERSON (1858-1915); Governor of Straits Settlements and High Commissioner, Federated Malay States 1904-1911; High Commissioner, Brunei, 1906-1911; Permanent Under Secretary of State for the Colonies 1911-1916; Governor of Ceylon 1916-1918; Unidentified, possibly Georgina Milne ANDERSON (d 1956), daughter of Sir John Anderson and wife (married 1909) of Sir Geoffrey Upcott Farrant (1881-1964); Ernest Charteris Holford WOLFF; Charles Walter COCHRANE (1876-1932); Malayan Civil Service 1899-1931; Captain (later Major Sir) Harry Hudson STOCKLEY (1876-1951), A.D.C. to Sir John Anderson 1904-1910; Oliver MARKS (1866-1940); Secretary to High Commissioner, F.M.S.; later British Resident Negri [i.e. Negeri] Sembilan; Eric COATS, A.D.C. to Sir William Treacher. This photograph was almost certainly taken in Seremban while F.J. Weld was acting as British Resident. Possibly on the occasion of the first visit of Sir John Anderson to the State. Possible date between April and September 1904.


  • Creation: 1904


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A note on the reverse of the print reads: sent by Mrs G.U. Farrant (daughter of Sir John Anderson) on 15/4/53.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1605.





Finding aid date

2002-06-19 09:31:35+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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