Skip to main content

Correspondence re Lady Jardine Marriage Trust, 12 Dec. 1929-22 Dec. 1948 (there is only one item after 1941)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/15

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard and H. Flint, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and G.L. Allardyce, J.C. & A. Steuart, W.S., Edinburgh (mainly); Ethel, Lady Buchanan-Jardine, Bracknell and London; and Sir John Buchanan-Jardine, Lockerbie, regarding the Lady Jardine Marriage Trust, including some material regarding the Fund established for Violet Drummond, daughter of Lord and Lord Buchanan-Jardine. There are also related letters and papers, including lists of investments of Lady Buchanan-Jardine's Marriage Trust, December 1933 and March 1938, and a list of investments of Sir R.W.B. Jardine's executry and the Fund for Mrs Drummond, 8 October 1936. The ring-binder is labelled 'Dowager Lady Jardine's Marriage Trust'.


  • Creation: 12 Dec. 1929-22 Dec. 1948 (there is only one item after 1941)


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 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom