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Papers of Henry Sackville Barlow, 1904-2020

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Barlow of Thornby 6

Scope and Contents

Henry Sackville Barlow went to Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge and, after an accountancy training in England, joined the family firm in Kuala Lumpur. Together with his father he was instrumental in seeing through the transformation of the Barlow business into a Malaysian-owned concern and in exploring new business opportunities in the Far East. The papers comprise personal papers, business papers, personal and finance papers and photographs. NB. Much of the material is restricted as it dates from after 1969, permission must be sought to view it.


  • Creation: 1904-2020


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Subject to the terms of the donation, access to papers after 1969 requires the permission of Mr Henry S. Barlow (

Additionally, access to some items is restricted under data protection legislation. These restrictions are marked on the catalogue.

Most of the papers are in good condition. In a few cases, where indicated, papers are currently awaiting conservation and therefore not available to readers.


1 collection (5 series (141 files, 128 volumes and 406 items))

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