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Correspondence re Bernard Marriage Trusts, 28 Apr. 1931-4 Jan. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/9

Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of correspondence between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, London; D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England, Englefield Green, Surrey, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Mrs E. Bernard (c/o D.G.M. Bernard); Robert Escombe, Campbell & Co., London; James Fraser & Sons, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; McJerrow & Stevenson, Lockerbie; Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Royal Bank of Scotland, London; Vizard, Oldham, Crowder & Cash, London; and others, and related papers, regarding the Marriage Trusts of Mr and Mrs D.G.M. Bernard and of D.G.M. Bernard's mother, Arabella Margaret Bernard (née Piercy). The main correspondent is D.G.M. Bernard. The ring-binder is labelled 'Mrs. Arabella Bernard's Marriage Trust' and 'Mr. & Mrs. D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Trust File I'.


  • 28 Apr. 1931-4 Jan. 1955

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the front and back covers are torn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 August 2014.


Repository Details

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