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Ewo Cotton Mills property records, 1949 (photostats of earlier documents)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/124/6

Scope and Contents

Photostats of records relating to the properties of Ewo Cotton Mills at Shanghai, including the Jessfield property, Kungyih Mill, Yangtszepoo Mill and Yulin Road, as follows:

Ewo Cotton Mills: Chinese deeds nos 9203, 10502 and 11754.

Land Office registration receipts nos 89 and 90, with a Shenko receipt for the Jessfield property.

B.C. (British Concession) title deeds nos 7391, 5675, 5750 and 10716.

S.M.C. (Shanghai Municipal Council) title deed no. 149.

There is also a letter from the Property Department, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to the Property Department, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 17 May 1949, which served as a covering letter for these and other photostats, some of which can be found elsewhere in F25/124. The letter lists documents for the following properties: Ewo Hong, etc.; Ewo Press Packing Co.; Ewo Cold Storage Co.; 442 Hungjao Road; 502 Hungjao Road; 272/274 Hungjao Road; Granada Estate; Granada Estate new property; 228 Hungjao Road; Block "A"; 46 Boissezon; Woosung; Woosung Estate - William Patterson; Kianwan - Beith and Camera; Chinkiang; Wuhu; Tsingtao; Shanghai & Hong Kong Wharf Co.; Ewo Cotton Mills; Ewo Breweries Ltd; and Jardine Engineering Corporation - Thorburn Road.

The documents are in an envelope labelled 'SP 55 Ewo Cotton Mills Env.SP-55-1'. This is inside another envelope labelled 'SP-55' and 'Shanghai Properties', which includes a typescript contents list inside.


  • Creation: 1949 (photostats of earlier documents)


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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