Issue Date: 21/02/2014
Their Jamaican Forebears
Matilda (Cleugh) Chapman death 1847-51.
William Chapman death aft 1881.
Marriage of George Chapman & Jane McClay.
Recheck locations at children's chr.
Re-examine Edward Cleugh/Ann Braxton/Baxter
Footnotes removed before websave.
1: Civil BMD Records 2. Parish Records.
3. IGI/AF. 4. Census.
5. Family interview. 6: Newspaper & other publications
7: Wills 8: Tombstone
9. HAP Family History 9p: Photo Albums.
10: trade directory
Sources for NGM and family are a mix of Bert Poole, DSM and A3M.
This chapter describes our branch of the Maitland family which descends from Francis Maitland (3rd) and includes what is known of his life and that of his children and their offspring. It also includes the ancestors of his wife, Annie Chapman from Newcastle.
They had 4 sons, John Andrew, Francis, Edward William and Nathaniel George, and one daughter, Harriet Matilda. All the sons had children, but Harriet did not: she became a doctor. 3 of the sons spent much of their working lives in the Far East. Only Edward and George left continuing family.
Little definite is known about Francis, except that he was not a success financially (he left £136 [10k in 2003], in his will while his brother, the well known "Uncle JAM", left £220,000 [£14M 2003]), and probably spent much time away from home. He would have travelled to Jamaica in his youth, but was brought up with his mother's second husband. He lived most of his life in London, but is reputed to have chased his fortune around the gold fields. Existing photographs of him show him looking rather disreputable!
An interesting consequence of this and the fact that his sons mostly spent their time away in the East, is that no family stories existed in this branch about the Jamaica connection. The last person in this branch with any knowledge of Jamaica, Harriet (Carpenter) Maitland, died in 1867, and Francis's father in 1842. In contrast, Francis 3's "1st cousin-in-law", the wife of his cousin, Andrew Wright (2), did not die until 1978, 77 years after Francis himself.
The theory is that Septimus Maitland (b. 1821) was the impetus for the family's extensive connections in the Far East. Born in Jamaica, Septimus was resident in London by 1856 and a partner in a London teabrokers 1875-79: his two sons Francis John (b. 1856) & Harry Maitland (b. 1862) and AW Maitland (b 1853), his nephew by Andrew Wright Maitland, were all out in the Far East. His nephew by brother Francis, John Andrew (born 1839), was Septimus' executor quoted in his will of 1876 and was known to have been very successful financially. The MT was probably sorted out by these and NGM when they were all in Shanghai. FJ and H would have known via Septimus their grandparents history.
The probable sequence would seem to be Septimus establishing trading connections with the Far East in the mid 19thC, and early on sending or encouraging his nephew John Andrew out to China, probably in the 1860's. Soon after that, Andrew Wright (1853) probably soon followed (he was in Shanghai by about 1875) and Septimus's sons. Of the next generation, NG Maitland, JA Maitland's nephew arrived in 1898, by which time NG's brothers EW and probably Francis were already there. NG's brother Francis was a tea clerk in 1881 in London, but ended his time in Hong Kong.
Andrew Wright Maitland jnr (1st cousin of Francis 3) was hired by the Hongkong & Shanghai Bank in Shanghai (most of their staff was hired in England), and was an employee of the Bank for some 20 years, c.1875-1895. He rose to be chief accountant.
Born1,5: Shanghai, 28/8/1918, resident at 15a Weihaiwei Rd.
Parents: Nathaniel & Eleanor (Poole) Maitland (AM04/01 & 02)
Married1,5: Rosemary Joyce Lister Parkes (AM03/01) 8/11/1941, Codsall Parish Church, Staffordshire.
Died1,5: 20/9/1999, at home, The Dower House, Oaken, Wolverhampton.
For further details see his own file: DSM Life
For More Parkes Details.
1/1. Antony Arthur Armstrong Maitland.
The author of this work.
1/2. Eleanor Lindley Maitland,
Born1,5: 9/11/1875, @ 6, Upper Boston St, Marylebone
Parents: Francis & Anne Jane (Chapman) Maitland. (AM05/01 & 02)
Married5: Eleanor Isabella Poole, at Christ Church, Yokohama, on September 14/1904.
Died5: 14/2/1951 at West Byfleet.
EIP born 16/12/1878, Chicago, Ill, see the Poole files compiled by H.A. Poole.
1881 Census: 11, Grove Rd, Finsbury. age 8.
1891 Census: 6, Yerbury Rd, Islington, Clerk.
1898, 29 October, SS City of Calcutta, Liverpool-Calcutta: Mr G Maitland - this may be NG, but looks too late to be in Shanghai by the end of November.
1898, November: Arrived Shanghai (from title in NGM Album print).
1900, 12 Feb: SS Weimar, Mr G Maitland single male Southampton for Shanghai, was this him?
1901: sub-accountant, Chartered Bank of India etc, Shanghai
1910, 18 September, SS Princess Alice, Southampton-Shanghai, Family + Emily Scottrell.
1910: bullion-broker, Maitland, Fearn & Co, Shanghai.
1918: exchange broker (DSM birth).
1919: arr Victoria BC, Empress of Russia, from Yokohama, 22 September 1919
Saloon passengers, all Listed as Scotch, destination London England,
Nathianel G (43, England, Broker), Eleanor (39, USA), Francis (14, Japan), Jack (12, China), Otis (10, England), Donald (1, China) Also Emily Scotrell (spelt Scotrad) (30, London, nurse)
Departed Montreal, arr Liverpool 9/10/1919 on “Melita” Canadian Pacific, c/o TW Bennett of London, 3 boys to school.
1920, 1st Feb, departed Plymouth, arr NY 11 Feb 1920.
arr NY in transit on SS Niew Amsterdam from Plymouth, age 44, Broker, contact in country of origin: Mr IW Bennett, 122 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury.
1920 13 Nov Dep London to Shanghai on “Kaga Mam”:
Eleanor Maitland & DSM for China residence
1922, 12 March;
last permanent residence, Shanghai, SS Silver State, arr Seattle, in transit to Liverpool.
George Maitland, 46, Broker, Scotch, Res Shanghai, ref Dr Brand Maitland, Shanghai,
Eleanor Isab. Maitland, 43, wife,
Donald Maitland, 3, son, Scotch
Emily Scottrell, 37, Nurse.
1922, April 17, arr Liverpool from NY on Adriatic:
Maitland, Nathaniel G, c/o Chartered bank of India, Bishopsgate, London, 1st, Broker, 46, Eleanor E, Wife 43, Donald S, Child 3, Emily Scotrell, Nurse, 37.
Dep Liverpool 29/9/1922 to Shanghai on P&O SS “Karsala”
NGM (c/o Chat Bnk of India of Bishopsgate St E.C., Indigo Broker, res China) Mrs Eleanor & Donald & Miss Emily Scottrell, nurse.
1924, Arr Southampton from Montreal on Melita to 5, Belevedere Terrace, Burton, Derbyshire:
Maitland, Nathaniel (Exchange Broker, 48), Donald (child 4), Eleanor (H’wife, 43)
1936 Dep on Highland Princess (Royal Mail Lines) London for Buenos Aires 23 May, contracted to Rio de Janeiro
Nathaniel Maitland, 60, secretary, Frandon, West Byfleet, Secretary
Eleanor Maitland, 57, none, ditto.
1941: Company Director.
Named after mother's brother.
Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole, expanded by DSM:
Nathaniel George Maitland was born at London England, on November 9/1875, and died at West Byfleet, Surrey, England on February 14/1951 of cancer, was the fourth son and fifth child of Francis and Annie Jane (Chapman) Maitland of London.
N.G.Maitland, after a short period with a Discount Bank in London, joined the Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China (at 18 The Bund), arriving in Shanghai in November 1898 where he came under the wing of his elder brother, Edward William (EWM). Their leisure time was spent in amateur dramatics and sport; photographs show him rowing in an the "Scotch Eight" (#4) for a club in Shanghai, sailing and partying. A cartoon of him in Celebrities of the Shanghai Turf indicate he was a supporter of horse racing. When he arrived, he seems to have become friendly with the Wilcoxson family, whose daughter Ethel EW married in October 1899; Eleanor later became a close friend of Ethel's, whose father was in the silk trade.
He moved to Yokohama for the Chartered Bank in 1902, (AM: photographs show him in Yokohama in 1901) when he met Eleanor Poole, who he married in 1904. In 1903, he resigned from the Chartered Bank and joined the International Banking Corp of New York in Yokohama, a subsidiary of the National City Bank of N.Y. which at that time opened branches in the Orient. He was soon (1904) transferred to their Shanghai branch, where Eleanor joined him after the birth of their first son, Francis, in Yokohama in 1905, and they lived there until he retired in 1926.
Jack the second son was born in Shanghai in 1906 and Otis in London in 1909. When in London, EIM found Emily Scotrell who was working for NG's mother: Emily became Nanny for Otis and later DSM. She lived with the Maitlands for the rest of her life, fondly remembered as a tiny tyrant by the grand children.
After some years with the International Banking Corporation, Maitland was able to accomplish his long cherished desire to set himself up in Shanghai as a Bill & Bullion Exchange Broker, and bought into a partnership with a Mr Edminston, who died a year later, and he carried on this business with great success until he retired with a fortune. Maitland took in a well known Shanghai young man, named Fearn, and for many years was one of the principal and most highly honoured brokers in Shanghai. (DSM: trading as Maitland, Fearn & Brand at No 1, The Bund, Shanghai). He built a fine house at No 5 Route Ghisi in the French Settlement of Shanghai ("Cravenhurst" 9/1910-1914), later selling it to the Standard Oil Co., after which they lived in rented houses in Wei-hai-wei Road (where DSM was born) and Ferry Road, No 15, owned by another broker, Mr Edblad**, who married a relative of NGM's. In 1919, they took their 3 oldest sons to England, and left them in school and returned for seven more years in Shanghai, leaving in 1926. During this time, Francis, Jack & Otis lived under the care of Aunt Daisy, who lived in Buxton.
At West Byfleet, he bought "Oakhurst" with 2 acres of garden, lived there for ten years, and then bought "Frandon" near by, naming it from the first syllables of their eldest and youngest sons names. (DSM: replacing the original South African name of Umvoti, considered unpronounceable in 1933, Highfield Rd, W. Byfleet).
He had a fine baritone voice, sang exceptionally well, and took many solo parts in the Amateur Dramatic operas. They were married at Christ Church, Yokohama, on September 14/1904, and lived first at 84 Bluff. According to DSM, he was a good musician and had considered a career on the stage (light opera) before deciding to go East. Both his future wife (piano), her brother (violin) and her mother were musicians and this led to their meeting. There are many photographs in albums of NG & EI acting in amateur dramatics in China. DSM was also musical, being head of choir at school and playing piano jazz in pubs in Cambridge.
Worked with Fordyce Jones on return from the East; they manufactured rubber products such as bathing hats and hot water bottles.
DSM said he bought a share in the business, maybe in "Reliance Rubber", at whose jubilee he was photographed in 1939. Fordyce Jones seems to have been in the UK rubber industry. Reliance Rubber was a company in Hemel Hempstead. The Reliance Rubber Company Ltd was founded in 1889 in Upper Thames Street in the City of London. It grew to become the largest manufacturer of moulded seamless hot water bottles in the world. The company had pioneered the production of these hot water bottles and together with an American company was producing 1.5 million a year! The company also made many other rubber products, including table mats. By the time its factory was fully operational in Hemel Hempstead employed 200 people. Reliance Rubber Company ceased trading and was dissolved on 23rd June 1974.
1947: Reliance Rubber Co, of Cremorne Works, Lots Road, Chelsea, SW10. Telephone: Flaxman 6200 and 0985. Cables: "Doorstep, Fulroad, London"
1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Original British Moulded-Seamless Rubber Hot Water Bottles, Moulded Bathing Caps, Tobacco Pouches, Syringes, Mouldings for Drug Packing Industry, and General Precision Moulding for Mechanical Rubber Trades. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1342)
According to HA Poole, neither of his parents ever left England although this does not agree with other family stories, but all his brothers came out to China, where his uncle, J.A. Maitland, amassed a large fortune in the import trade of English piece goods. (see under Francis Maitland (2)).
DSM: after NGM's death, EIM moved to a part of a house in West Byfleet, called "Ranmoor", AM remembers it as being full of heavy oriental furniture and ornaments: Otis lived for some years in a caravan in the garden after the death of his wife, Peggy. EIM lived at Ranmoor until her death with Emily Scotrell, her children's nanny. Emily had been with EIM since they returned to China after Otis's birth in 1909, before which she had worked for NGM's parents.
1942: Frandon, Highfield Rd, West Byfleet.
DSM remembers his father referring to "Uncle Jam".
** A3M: Harold Edblad married Emma, widow of Andrew Maitland, NGM's father's 1st cousin, son of Andrew Wright Maitland, who appeared staying with Septimus M in 1861 Census. Harold was Swedish consul in Shanghai, and died in 1916. Emma lived on until 1978, and passed a lot of information on to her grandson, Peter Rushbrooke.
NGM an exchange broker at DSM's birth.
NGM's will summary (19/11/1950, of Frandon): Executors Wife, John Armstrong Maitland, and his solicitor Howard Burt.
Probate: 22/4/50, £26584-7-4d.
Left all to wife if she survived him by over a month; otherwise, £500 to Emily Scotrell and the rest 1/8th to Rosella Maitland and the remainder between his 3 surviving sons. He left 3 annuity bonds of unstated value.
N.G.Maitland's four sons are as follows:-
Born Sept 3rd, 1905 at Yokohama.
Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole (corrected by DSM):
Born at 84, Bluff, Yokohama, September 3/1905. He was educated first at Shanghai schools, then at the University College School, Hastings, Sussex, and later from Clare College Cambridge University, as a medical doctor. After the usual long internship at St Thomas Hospital, London, he was duly qualified as a doctor and surgeon, and entered practice at Norwich. On Oct 2nd, 1937 he married at Christ Church, Eaton, (& afterwards at Fairmile, Newmarket Rd, Norwich) Ella Joyce Master, born June 4th, 1910, but their life was tragically interrupted by his untimely death at Norwich, England, April 25/1938 of spinal meningitis, after only a few days illness, a great tragedy, as he had only been married six months before.
Medical Register for 1938: @ 52, St Giles St Norwich; registered 1930, Aug 8 E; MRCS Eng 1930; LRCP Lond 1930; MB B Chir 1933, U Camb. Granted MD 31/7/30.
Ella Joyce Master born June 4/1910, daughter of Dr. Humphrey Claude and Violet Maude Master. Ella married, 2nd, 14/2/1945, as his second wife, Angus Campbell Walker of Norfolk, a widower, born 1892, with two children, Ian, born 1929, and Dorothy, born 1935. In 1950 they lived at Horning on the Norfolk Broads. Walker was for many years in Government service in the Sudan, Africa.
Eastern Daily Press, 28 April 1938:
FUNERAL OF YOUNG NORWICH DOCTOR
Dr. F. G. Maitland's Service to Local Causes
At Christ Church, Eaton, where just over six months ago he was married, the funeral service was held yesterday for Dr. Francis George Maitland, whose death occurred on Monday at a Norwich nursing home after three days' illness following a severe chill.
Dr. Maitland, who was 32 years of age, was born at Yokohama, the eldest of four sons of Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Maitland, who spent many years in the Far East, and now reside at West Byfleet, Surrey. He came to England at the age of fourteen, and was educated at University School, Hastings, Clare College, Cambridge, and St. Thomas' Hospital, gaining the degree of M.B. (Camb.). After holding various hospital posts he came to Norwich three years ago as partner to Dr. F. Preston. His surgery was at 52, St. Giles' Street, and he lived at 83, Cecil Road. He married on October 2nd last Ella, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Humphrey Master, of Fairmile, Newmarket Road.
This sudden ending to a very promising career came as a great shock to a wide circle of friends. Among his local activities he had given valuable service to Norwich Lads' Club as one of its honorary surgeons, and to the local St. John Ambulance Brigade, he was a member of the Union Lodge of Freemasons, and he held the rank of captain in the 161st East Anglian Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C. (T.). He was a keen sailing man, being an owner in the Norfolk Punt Class. He was also a member of the Norwich Frostbite Sailing Club.
Many of his professional colleagues were present at the funeral service, which was conducted by the Rev. H. T. Hall in the absence from the city of the Rev. R, L. Whytehead, vicar of Eaton. Two hymns were sung, "O Perfect Love" and "Jesus Lives," and Mrs. T. Wisken, who was at the organ, played "Pavane" (Ravel) and "Invocation" (Karg-Elert), and other music as the congregation was assembling, and "Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring" (Bach) at the close. The service was followed by cremation at Norwich Crematorium.
The family mourners were : The widow, Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Maitland (father and mother), Mr. E. W. Maitland (uncle), Mr. Donald Maitland (brother), Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Master, Mr. Dudley Master, Mr. Gerry Master, Mr. Henry Master, Mr. Tony Master, Mr and Mrs. Alec Sutton. Mr. John Bunting, Mrs. M. Nicholson, and Miss B. Batch.
Among those also present at the church were Dr. and Mrs. F. Preston, Dr. L. H. Barfoot Mills, Mr. Blaxland, Mr. G. S. Bousfield Long, Dr. J. A. Small (chairman Norwich Division, British Medical Association), Mr, R. A. Highmoor (also representing the Medico-Chirurgical Society) Dr. Ian C. Robertson, Dr. J. S. Whiteside, Dr. J. Davenport Bailey, Dr. Frewen Moor, Dr. George Day, Dr. Napier, Dr. A. W. Taylor, Dr B M. Tracy, Dr. Rice, Dr. Carlson, Dr. E. F. Claridge, Dr. Macdonald, Dr. Bramell, Dr. Rickford, Surgeon-Captain A. W. B. Livesay, Col. Stewart Cox (representing Territorial Army Association), Capt. Gonin (161st East Anglian Field Ambulance) , Lt.-Col. E. N. P. Martland (163rd E.A.F.A.) Inspector Baker (representing the Chief Constable and Norwich Lads' Club), Col. Leonard B Cane (A.D.M.S., 54th (East Anglian) Division' T.A.), Mr. Geoffrey Borrett (84th Field Brigade Royal Artillery, (T.), Mr. Alan Russell (Tibenham, also representing Norfolk Punt Club) and Mrs, Russell. Dr. May Rutledge (Lady County Officer), Corps Superintendent S. E. R, Scott, Corps Treasurer H. O. Clark, Divisional Superintendent H. G Linder, Lady Ambulance Officer K. M. Morley, Ambulance Sisters C. High and G. Bickers, and Privates J. W. Gant and J. C. Ayton (representing Norwich Corps, St. John Ambulance Brigade) Mr. P. P. Andrews (Hethersett), Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bunting, Mrs. Rogerson, Mrs. Bernard Hanly, Mr. James L. Hanly, Miss Joy Hanly, Mr. P. G. Beard, Mr. J. W. Copelaiid (Norwich Insurance Committee), Mr. Donald F. Mitchell. Mr. C. W. R. Francis, Mr. F. W. Palmer, the Misses Maidwell, Mr. R. E. Dixon, Miss Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Creighton, Miss Betts, Mr. J R. Mealing Mills (Union Lodge Freemasons), Mrs. Balderston, Mrs. Ridley Thomas, Mrs. Evans, Miss Joan Evans, Mr. R. O. Bond, Mr R. P. Colman, Mrs. K. Colman, Mr. J. T. Woolsey, Mr. John Ellis, Mr. W. K. Angus. Mr. Robert Dawar Mr. J, Wedderburn, Mr. and Mrs. "Donald Boston, Mrs. Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. D. F Burton, Miss Prowse, Capt. and Mrs. C. G. Tyce Mrs. McKee, Mrs. Tuck, Miss Lathan, Mr. G. L Sayer, Mr. F. L. Long, Mr. John Wood, Mr F. W. P. Marriott, and Nurse Beech.
Those unavoidably absent included Mr. B. J Hanly, Dr. Branford Morgan, Dr. Ian Dickson Dr. H. J. Starling, Dr. Rogerson, Mr. G. Sambrooke Sturgess, Mr. M. Bulman, Mr C. & Weston, Mr. A. T. Chittock, Dr. Arthur Greene Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Master, Mrs. Dorothy Mower, Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, and Mr, J. Owen Bond.
Wreaths were sent by: Ellie. All at Fairmile. Mother and father. Uncle Edward and Aunt Ethel. Alice and Baubs. Cousin Daisy. Cousin Jean. Donald. Emily. John and Joan Bunting. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Tanner. City of Norwich Corps, St. John Ambulance Brigade. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cushion and family. Miss A. G. King. Mr. and Mrs. Sambrooke Sturgess. Dorothy and Clifford Tyce. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bunting. Union Lodge, No. 52. Miss Cook. Mr. and Mrs. R. Sutton (Joan and Dick). Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Palmer. Norwich Division, British Medical Association. Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis and Mrs. G. W. Dipple. The Norfolk Territorial Army Association. Mrs. J Thistleton-Smith. The Norwich Lads' Club The Norwich Medico-Chirurgical Society. Uncle Riv. and Hilda. Mr. and Mrs. Daubeny. E. J Chapman and family. Col. and Mrs. H. V. Walsh. Mr. and Mrs. J. Owen Bond. Sam and Madge. Bill Richardson. Sheila. Dorothy Braithwaite. G. and K. Sayer. Dr. and Mrs. Napier. Mrs. Gilbert Plumbly and Mr. Charles Plumbly. 54th Division, Medical Services (N.C.Os.). 54th Division, Medical Services (Officers), Ken and Sylvia. Paul and Barba Andrews. Alec, Sylvia, Sheila and Richard Lindy. Dorothy. Ronnie and Ray. Uncle and Aunt Hankie. Owen and Betty. Dr. and Mrs. Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. Hanly. Capt. and Mrs, Livesay. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hanly. Mr, and Mrs. Batch. Betty and Frank Brett. Dr and Mrs. Rogerson. Dr. and Mrs. Preston. Mr, and Mrs, Dixie. Mr. and Mrs. Alan Russell All at 2, Leopold Road.
The funeral arrangements were
carried out by Chamberlins Ltd, Norwich who were represented by Mr G.W. Murphy.
The British Medical Journal, May 21 1938:
The sudden death at the early age of 32 of Dr. FRANCIS GEORGE MAITLAND has come as a great shock to a large number of friends and patients. He died at Norwich on April 25 from a pneumococcal infection. Dr. Maitland was educated at University School, Hastings, and Clare College, Cambridge, and took his hospital course at St. Thomas's. After qualifying in 1930 he held resident appointments at St. Thomas's, the Lying-in Hospital, York Road, and the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, and proceeded to the degree of M.B., B.Chir. before going to Norwich three years ago as partner to Dr. Preston. He was devoted to his work, and because of this and his charming manner he quickly became established as a successful doctor. A man of wide interests, he would spend his leisure hours racing a Norfolk punt on the Broads, or listening to music, which he had studied since his boyhood. Francis Maitland was a public-spirited man who gave valued service to the Norwich Lads' Club as an honorary surgeon and to the St. John Ambulance Brigade as divisional surgeon. He held the rank of captain in the 161st East Anglian Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C. (T.), and was working on its behalf within a day of his fatal illness.
2/1. Frances Rosella Maitland, born at Norwich, 3/12/1938,
seven months after her father's death.
Rosella was married twice, firstly about 1stQ 1963, Taunton, to Gordon Westcott, having children by both husbands, and died 1stQ 1994 Bournemouth district. She worked for a period as secretary to the Bishop of Bath & Wells.
Married 2nd, John Adlam.
3/1. Grace Adlam.
3/2. Gail Adlam.
3/3. Hugh Adlam.
Born Nov 9th, 1906 at Shanghai.
Died 30/5/1975, St Luke's Hospital, Malta.
Ref H.A.Poole (& DSM)
He first attended schools in Shanghai, and in 1919 entered the University College School, Hastings, Sussex, England: then graduated from Clare College of Cambridge University, with the degree of B.A. in
engineering. He joined the Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Co., of London, a Shell
subsidiary and was sent out to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1929, sailing via
Lisbon on the "Darra" (re photo album).
He was stationed also at Sao Paulo, Recife, and other branches: in 1948 he returned to their head office in London, as manager. He married at Sao Paulo, on April 22/1933, Jean Marjorie Macpherson, born at Sao Paulo, Brazil March 11/1911, daughter of John Gibb and Isabel Bowman (MacCreath) MacPherson, both of Glasgow, Scotland, who went out to Brazil for the River Plate Bank, and later entered commerce, and who lived at Nichteroy, Rio de Janeiro, Jean was educated at St. Paul's school, Sao Paulo, and at Skerry's College, Glasgow, Scotland. She was then appointed secretary to the Department of Commerce at Sao Paulo from 1930 to 1932. Jean and her children have dual nationality, both British and Brazillian: all of them speak Portuguese fluently.
1929, 2 March, Liverpool to BA, Parro (R-MSP co)
John A Maitland, Oakhurst, Oakridge Rd, West Byfleet, 1st, Rio, Clerk, 22, future res. Brazil
1934, 17 February, “Highland Brigade” (Royal Mail Lines) from London for BA, contracted to Rio.
John Armstrong Maitland, Oakehurst, Asst Manager, 27, to Brazil Mrs Margaret Jean, 22.
1956, 16 October, “Reina del Mar” (P&O) bound West Coast of South America. Land at Valparaiso
John A Maitland (b 9/11/06, Executive), Jean M (11/3/11, housewife) UK address c/o Passage Dept, Shell Petroleum Co, UK passports, res Chile.
DSM: JAM was known to his parents and brothers as Jack, but to everyone else (including his wife, universally known as Babs) as Jimmy after a character, Jim Maitland, created by a very popular author "Sapper" during the 1920's.
In NGM's will in November 1950, resident of "St Leonards", St Leonards Rd, Thames Ditton, Surrey.
A3M: After a further spell in Chile, Jack's last Shell posting was as Manager in Malta, were he was also a part time director of Simmonds, Farson and Cisk, a local brewery, coincidentally with a second cousin, a relation of his grandmother, Ann Chapman. He retired in Malta and lived in converted castle in Marsa-xlokk. His favoured occupation there was sailing round the islands.
Issue (ref Ian):
2/1. Alastair John Maitland, born at Rio de Janeiro,
Alastair sailed from Malta to Australia in a 20 metre Scottish M.F.V. And Barbara who worked for British Airways (BEA) joined him in September 1967.
Married: Barbara Hawkes on the 02/03/1968 in Perth Western Australia.
3/1. Phillipa Maitland, b 4/5/1970.
3/2. James Armstrong born 31/07/1972
James married Tara Leslie Smith
on the 10/12/2004.
4/1. Jessica Rose Maitland who was born on the 05/10/2005.
2/2. Ian Maitland, Born at Sao Paulo in 1939. Cameron Highlanders;
Nestle Foods (Africa); Rothmans
Married: Carolinda Fox (b 1946) in Malta, 1966.
3/1. Samantha Colhoun Maitland
Married, 29/5/99, Alexander John
Trigg, at St Mary, Ambrosden, and afterwards at Kirtlington Park.
4/1. Charles Maitland b abt 2005.
4/2. James Maitland b 2007.
3/2. Annabel Maitland
Marrying James 8/12/2012.
Cutting found at Dower House
collection, Feb 05.
The wedding took place last Saturday, between Mr. Ian George Maitland, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Maitland of Torre Kavallerizza, Marsa-xlokk and Miss Carolinda Colquhoun Fox, only daughter of Brigadier and Mrs. Colquhoun Fox, of Casa Fox, Lija, at St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Valetta. Rev. Donald Young officiated.
The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a slender dress and long train of heavy ice- white satin lightly embroidered with delicate flowers in silver. The veil of French tulle was held in place by an heir-loom diamond star and pearl ornament. The Hon. Harriet Beckett, daughter of Brigadier the Lord and Lady Grimthorpe, was the trainbearer, and was wearing a long Kate Greenaway style dress of shot white and silver gauze over white satin with a little white coronet.
Mr. Sean Hennessy acted as best man while Sir John Martin, K.C.M.G. and Mr. Donald Maitland were the witnesses. A reception was afterwards held at the Auberge De Castile. On leaving for their honeymoon, which is being spent in London and Nigeria, the bride wore a dress and coat of shot cerise Thai silk lined with turquoise satin with brilliant embroidery of turquoise and crystal beads.
Among the guests were Their Excellencies The Governor-General and Lady Dorman, Sir John and Lady Martin, Sir Anthony and Lady Mamo and a large number of distinguished personalities.
Born August 10th, 1909 at London.
Died June 1977, of Lung Cancer in Woking, Surrey.
Confirmed 26 Nov 1922, Christ Church, St Leonards (Langley Place School).
He was educated at Shanghai schools, then Langley Place. St Leonard-on-Sea, and then Lancing College, Sussex, but did not go to University. He joined the Anglo-Grecian firm of Conte Michelos, and was sent to Egypt where he worked at their Alexandria office, and later to their branch at Khartoum, Egyptian Sudan - their business was in long staple cotton. He lived there several years and learned to speak Arabic fluently. On the outbreak of the second World War, he was drafted into the Intelligence Division of the British Army, on account of his knowledge of Arabic, and was stationed throughout the war in Egypt and Syria as aide to the Commander in Chief, General Maitland, and possibly chief of police in Jerusalem. From Rosemary Maitland’s letters, he was a man of some influence in the Middle East: he could fix all sorts of things not normally possible.
During the war his family lived with his wife's parents in Byfleet. After being demobilized (as a Lt. Col.), he joined several of his fellow army officers and started farming in the south of England, where they lived in 1951 (in Diss, Norfolk). He married at St John's, West Byfleet, on October 29/1932, Margaret (Peggy) Joan Haslehurst, born July 17/1909, died at West Byfleet October 14/1955, of cerebral thrombosis, daughter of Guy Bartlett and Janet (Hicks) Haslehurst, one of the partners in Otis' firm, Conte Micholos, then resident in Byfleet.
From newspaper cutting (P43-02):
WEDDING AT ST. JOHN'S.
Mr. OTIS MAITL.AND AND MISS M. HASLEHURST.
The wedding took place at St. John's Church, West Byfleet, on Saturday of Miss Margaret Jean Haslehust, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Haslehust, of Claverburn, West Byfleet, to Mr. Otis Edward Maitland, third son of Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Maitland, of Oakhurst, West Byfleet. The Rev. R. S. Morris (vicar of St. John's, West Byfleet) officiated.
Mr. GB Haslehurst gave away the bride, who wore a navy blue coat and skirt, with white hat, and carried a spray of orchids. There were no bridesmaids, and Dr Francis Maitland was best man. A Dance reception was held at the West Byfleet Golf Club in the evening, attended by 170 guests and the honeymoon is being spent in Paris and Alexandria."
1955, resident of Ranmore, Old Woking Rd, West Byfleet.
After Peggy's death, he lived with his mother until he remarried. As a child from school, Antony Maitland remembers him as being larger than life, with a booming voice: to a young teenager, his greatest attribute was him living in a caravan in the garden where he kept Beretta 9mm and Webley .45" automatics complete with ammunition - left over from the War!
Otis later married Jean .... (who had a son & daughter) and lived with her and her children in Byfleet until his death of cancer in the 1970's. He worked for British Aircraft Corporation at Wisley.
2/1. Otis Ragan Haslehurst Maitland, born at West Byfleet,
August 17/1937, died South
Married: Pru Angus, Ayr, 1/9/1962
Issue (ref Paul):
3/1. Paul Maitland, Born Kilmarnock, Scotland, 1/8/1963.
Married Edna (Donna) Britancio
Hernandez (born Philippines)
They met in Tokyo, where Paul was working.
4/1. Topaz Hernandez Maitland, born London, 12/3/1998.
3/2. Benjamin Nigel Maitland,
born Sydney, Australia,
2/2. Colin Neil Maitland, born at West Byfleet, July 17/1940.
Married Judy Esme White, born
December 8 1941.
3/1. Mark Maitland, born Kent, March 2 1976.
4/1. Oscar Gursel Maitland, b 29/12/2010.
3/2. Kate Maitland, born Kent, September 1 1978.
Married Damien White, 24 Sept
2011, St Edmunds
4/1. Jack David Maitland White, b 20/10/2012, London
3/3. Sam Maitland, born Kent, May 14 1980.
Married Helen, 18/6/2011, Kingswear, Devon
Colin & Judy hosted a magnificent and generous party for 100 relatives and friends of all ages at their favourite hotel in Majorca over the weekend of 1 October 2005. The party started with a drinks party on Friday, and continued with an expedition around south west Majorca, formed by a quiz whose answers led the travellers to some of the most attractive places on the route. The climax was a party on the Saturday evening, lasting until the early hours of Sunday, when it was closed by the hotel as too noisy!
2/3. Frances Ann Maitland, born August 13/1948.
Married March 1978, Richard Walter Winward, born about 1938. He has two daughters by a previous marriage, Charlotte & Sara[ii].
Born Aug 28th, 1918 at Shanghai. See above AM03/01
M/C & D/C held.
Born: Liverpool (abt Spring - September 1836, census 1851),
Ch2,3: 18/9/1836, St Dunstan Stepney.
Parents: Francis & Harriet (Carpenter) Maitland (AM06/01 & 02)
Married1: Anne Jane Chapman
7/7/1861 @ Parish Church of All Saints, Newcastle on Tyne.
MT: From death in 1901, b between Nov 1836 & Oct 1837.
Died1: 16/11/1901 @ 3 Mercer's Rd, Islington, age 64
Buried in Highgate Cemetery, 34433 sq 25, Under Orchard Wall.
For full details, see after Children's entries.
His father was at sea from 25/1/1836 to 6/9/1836: he was probably born in this period, probably in the latter part and christened when his father returned from sea. He is described in 1881 as being born in Middlesex, and aged 42, but in 1851, he (presumably from information from his mother who should have known) is given as being 14 and born in Liverpool, probably the port from which father sailed. There are connections with Liverpool: his father used a solicitor there as his executor (and a witness to his will was a resident of Liverpool) as did his paternal grandfather. His younger brother was born in Jamaica, and so he must have been there as a child, but was probably back in England by 1847 when his mother remarried.
Between 1851 and 1875, he called himself a grocer, residing at various addresses in London, in 1891 6, Yerbury Rd, Islington (see Album 9-02) and 1901 at 3 Mercer's Rd, Islington (See Album 9-14).
By 1881, he had entered the tea trade, firstly as a clerk, in 1891 as a tea traveller, maybe explaining his absence from time to time, and by 1901 and when he died, a tea merchant. This is notable: his uncle, Septimus (only 15 years older, and who died 1902 - see Jamaica Maitlands for Septimus' details) was also a teamerchant.
Francis' brother, John Andrew was a successful trader in the Far East and was an executor and co-heir of Septimus; this and/or the tea trade connection probably encouraged NGM & his brothers to seek their fortunes in China and Japan. Herbert Poole states that Francis never left England, but family lore has it that he went to some or all of the gold rushes of the late 19th Century.
DSM had a vague memory of talk of the Lower Transvaal (in the 1850's?). Another of DSM’s suggestions was that he could have been in South Africa (Barberton gold fields) from birth of EWM in 1865 to after 1871, but HMM born 1872 followed by NGM in 1875. From these memories and the dates, it is more likely that he went to South Africa in the mid 1880’s. His family was in Newcastle in 1871: where was he in that Census??
His son, NGM, employed a nanny, Emily Scottrell, who always said that Francis 3 was "no good", having started work with Francis & Ann Maitland. Emily said that he had been on the Klondike and Australian Gold Rushes and that he was a waster, drank too much and possibly strayed from marriage! Emily, however, was a spinster and probably new little about such things.
He left £136 to his wife in his will.
No trace of him has been found in the Post Office directories between 1875 & 1900.
There was a Queensland Gold Rush about 1871, other Australian ones were too early for Francis. Barberton gold rush was about 1884, in the low veld. It may be a coincidence, but the gold was first discovered on the Umvoti creek, the name of NGM’s house in Byfleet.
The Jamaica relatives and their whereabouts are described under Francis Maitland 1 (1765-1824) More Details.
Note that Ann Chapman's maternal grandmother's father was of Southwick, Surrey or Bermondsey: was this the connection - how they met?
B/C, M/C & D/C held.
MT: b.1840, d.1921.
Born1: 6/2/1840 @ Postern, St John's, Newcastle on Tyne
Parents: William & Matilda (Cleugh) Chapman.
Married1: Francis Maitland 7/7/1861 @ Parish Church of All Saints, Newcastle on Tyne.
Witnesses at marriage: Anne Cleugh & William Sheldon (?)
Died1: 13/11/1921 @ 24, Rectory Gdns, Hornsey, N8, age 81, Wid of FM, teamerchant, of Chronic Heart Disease & Bronchitis. EJC Chapman, present also of 24 Rectory Gdns.
Probate7: London 7/7/22 to Harriet Matilda wf of Thomas Henry Morrison, £669-7-10.
1841 Census: Postern, Newcastle on Tyne, with parents & Cleugh relatives.
1851 Census: 30, Melbourne St, Newcastle, with Cleugh relatives, parents not present.
1861 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle, with father (now widowed) and Cleugh Uncles and Aunts.
1861 (marriage): age 21, Parish of All Saints.
1871 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle, with her father, John Andrew, Francis, Edward W. Maitland & Cleugh uncles and aunts.
1881 Census, 11, Grove Rd, Finsbury, Upper Holloway
1921 (death): @ 24, Rectory Gdns with brother EJC.
DSM suggests that EJ Chapman (2), "whom I was taken to meet once or twice (who manufactured gas mantles still used in 1920-30)" was nephew of AJM's younger brother, EJC1, and that his son was a director of Simmonds brewery and of Simmonds, Farson and Cisk brewery in Malta: in about 1962, DSM's brother JAM became alternate director to EJC's son, but cannot remember his name. It appears from her death certificate that EJ Chapman was her younger brother, or his son also Edward J Chapman.
In 1901, 2 EJ Chapmans were listed in the PO Directory of London, one a beer retailer, the other a publican. Probably not ours. An EJ Chapman was in London by the early 20's as he was witness at Ann Jane Maitland's death.
Hong Kong, 1889: Maitland & Co, Freight Forwarders Hong Kong.
The Straits Times, June 28 1900: It is reported in the Malay Mail that Mr McClymont is succeeding Mr Maitland as manager of the Sungei Ujong Railway.
Issue of Francis & Ann Jane (Chapman) Maitland:
Ann Robertson supplied much of this info.
Born 8/9/1863 @ 199 Fulham Rd, rest as for NGM.
Died 8.12.1946 aged 83 buried Chingford Mount Cemetary
Married Mamie (MT)
1871 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle with mother and uncles and aunts.
1881 Census: 11, Grove Rd, Finsbury, Upper Holloway, Clerk (tea)
Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole:
The eldest Maitland son never amounted to much and lived (up to 1914) in London, supported by his brothers: he had been married.
1901, 1891 Census, not found.
JAM worked for Gt Eastern Railway @ Liverpool St. (contrary to HA Poole who said all sons of Francis 3 went to Far East).
DSM "..thought he had an uncle called Andrew, so maybe he was known by his second name - it would reduce the number of John's around. I don't think he ever went abroad and was seldom referred to in the family."
2/1. Frank Maitland, m Winnie Warner.
Worked for NGM in Shanghai.
DSM: Frank was a bright chap and spent many years in India finally heading Insurance Division of Andrew Yule (see end of this paper for a history of them).
3/1. Alan Maitland (1922-45)
From RJLM letter, Cairo,
9/1/1945: Alan Maitland, "Donald's young cousin turned up to see us on
Saturday and stayed till Sunday. He's a nice boy, a sub-lieutenant in the Fleet
Air arm and just like a baby, thin Donald. He's on his way to Australia".
In letter from RJLM 11/9/45, missing believed killed over Tokyo.
Ref DSM: killed in RAF.
(ref Ann Robinson[iv]):
Second Partner: Eliza Emma (Clark) Stringer Born 20/5/1881 (dau of George & Eliza Clark)
Married Arthur Stringer Sept 1907 -
1 daughter Doris born 5.10.10 (still living 6/05)
Doris Stringer married Harold Barnes - 3 children Brian 1935, Graham 1942, Marilyn 1946.
2/2. Stanley Maitland, born 4.4.1917
Salvation Army Mothers hospital
Aged 18 became apprentice printer for Daily Mirror (app. papers witnessed by JAM 15.7.1935)
Married: Rosetta Louisa Nunn (b. 5.2.1916) M. 26.9.1953 Hackney.
Lived in Petts Wood Kent, divorced in early seventies.
Stanley was with partner Rose until he died 2004. He had been in ill health for some years after an horrific road accident.
Rosetta lived in St Albans for some years - moved to Eynsford, Kent about 2 years ago to be nearer to children
3/1. Barbara Maitland born 20.1.1955
married Reginald Purton
4/1. James Purton, born 1983 (twin)
4/2. Paul Purton, born 1983
3/2. Andrew John Maitland born 7.3.1958
M. Helen Louise Mellish born 6.9.1963 (Sister of Ann Robertson) Andrew and Helen live in Bexley, Kent. Andrew is a design consultant and Helen works for the met (no children)
2/3. Peggy Maitland born 13.4.1919 (still living 6/05)
M. Charles Green born 10.1.1912
3/1. Barrie Green b. 6.8.1951
married Janet Mary Boyes Ainslee
4/1. Matthew Green 1986,
4/2. Lydia Green 1988
3/2. Kevin Green, b. 10.8.1954
married Christine McCulloch b.
4/1. Jonathan Green 1984,
4/2. Emma Green 1986
3/3. Josephine Green, b. 10.4.1956
married Michael Feldwick b.
4/1. Sarah Emily Feldwick, b. 1981,
4/2. James Alexander Feldwick, b. 1984.
Born1 21/5/1865 @ 18, Charlton Kings Rd, Kentish Town.
rest as for NGM.
1871 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle with mother and uncles and aunts.
1881 Census: with family, in London aged 15, Clerk (Tea).
1891 Census: not found.
1901: Merchant, Linstead & Davis, Hongkong.
1894-1909: appears on HK Jurors List, address Upper Richmond Rd, for Linstead Davis.
1910: real estate agent, Linstead Davis, Hongkong.
1911, November 16, SS Nyanza, London to Hong-Kong:
Mr & Mrs F Maitland + Mrs WE Maitland to Yokohama.
Died: 4/3/1922, of Victoria, Hong Kong, at Fristen Cottage, May Rd, Hong Kong, Prob London 22/7/1922, to Alice Fraser Smith Maitland £890
1918, 11 April, 1918, Empress of Asia, Hong Kong to Vancouver:
Francis Maitland, 52, Agent, Ref Mr EJ Chapman (cousin), Alba?? Building, Hong Kong.
Alice Maitland, 38, Ref Mrs AG Gordon (sister), The Peak, Hong Kong.
1921: SS Dongola (P&O) from London to ??
Francis Maitland (Land Agent, 56), Mrs Alice (41, wife), for Hong Kong, last UK res 25 Broad Walk, Buxton permanent res China.
Thos Henry Morrison (43, musician), Mrs Harriet (Wife, 47) for Hong Kong, last UK res 5 Belvedere Terrace, permanent res England.
Eleanor (Poole) Maitland's album shows a Frank Maitland (as an amateur player) in Shanghai, January 1900. This could be JA Maitland's son who worked for NGM, but looks too old in the photograph. It might therefore be this Frank, but is probably Francis John, son of Septimus, who was also in Shanghai in 1901. A possible photograph of him is in EIP's album C, page 15. Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole (DSM thinks this refers to Frank, son of JAM above): The second Maitland son Frank Maitland lived in Hong Kong, where he was head of the firm of Linstead & Davis: he married 1905 Alice Stopani, a girl born in Hong Kong, part Italian: no children.
DSM: He then went to India. Alice died after 2nd war in Hong Kong.
From Alan Stopani[v] , May 2008.
For the last fifty years or so, I have lived with a surname that very few people spell correctly the first time. That surname....STOPANI.
I am a First Cousin 3x removed of Alice Fraser Stopani who married your Francis Maitland in 1905 in Hong Kong. You have her down on your tree as Stepani.
Alice was born in Hong Kong of my great great uncle and aunt, Alexander Stopani and his wife Isabella nee Graham. Alexander was the youngest of the ten Stopani children, my great great grandfather, George, being the ninth.
Alexander was a sea captain and literally sailed the seven seas and that is how Alice came to be born in Hong Kong. Her five siblings were born in the UK. Alexander and Isabella both came from Aberdeen, Scotland and that is where Alex is buried, alongside his parents, John and Christina. John , my great great great grandfather came from the Lombardy region of Italy.
I never knew what happened to Alice but I assume you have no further information.
Born1 21/6/1867 @ 18, Charlton Kings Rd, Kentish Town. rest as for NGM.
Died9 June 27 1943.
1871 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle with mother and uncles and aunts.
1881 Census: with family in London.
1891 Census: not found.
1896-1898: appears on the Hong Kong Jurors List as assistant at China Traders Insurance.
1901: acting agent, China Traders Insurance Co Ltd, Yokohama.
A photograph in an album of Eleanor Poole (to be Maitland) of his wedding in Shanghai Cathedral to Ethel Wilcoxon is dated 10 October 1899. EW and NGM appeared from photographs to have got on well, and it looks as if Eleanor Poole also was contemporary with Ethel.
1903, Nov 17: SS Bayern dep Southampton for Yokohama, Mr EW Maitland & Mrs & Master Maitland
1911, November 16, SS Nyanza, London to Hong-Kong:
Mr & Mrs F Maitland + Mrs WE Maitland to Yokohama.
1917, 19 June, SS Venezuela, Yokohama to San Francisco
Edward W Maitland, 49, Underwriter, ref Mrs EW Maitland, Wife, Yokohama.
1919, 27 June, SS Venezuela, dep Yokohama to San Francisco arr 16/7/1919.
All ref RH Wright, Manager, Hongkong & Shanghai Bank Corp. Yoko.
Edward W Maitland, 52; Ethel M, 42 wife of EW; Margaret A. 17, Student, dau of EW; Alice E. 15, Student, dau of EW; Jean E. 10 mths, Infant dau of EW.
1928, 29 July, SS Celtic, Liverpool to New York arr 8 Aug, from Eastbourne.
Edward William, 60, Ethel Mary, 54, Housewife, Jean Ethel, 9, scholar.
Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole:
The third son, Edward W. Maitland, for many years the manager of the Yokohama branch of the China Traders Insurance Co, married in 1900, Ethel Wilcoxson, born in Shanghai of English parents: Wilcoxson was the head of the silk department for Arnold Karberg & Co, Shanghai. They came to live in Yokohama after their marriage, and after retiring, lived some years in Switzerland (to avoid high English taxes) and then settled in West Byfleet, Surrey, where he died June 27 1943 of cancer.
The China Traders' Insurance Company, Limited: Branch Office for New Zealand, Featherston Street, Wellington. Committee:—Mr. Harold Beauchamp (Messrs. W. M. Bannatyne and Co.,) Mr. James Whittall, Manager for the Colony. Telephone 432. P.O. Box 101. Bankers, Bank of New Zealand This Company was established in the year 1865 in the British colony of Hong Kong, China, to undertake the business of marine insurance. The subscribed capital of the Company is $2,000,000, of which $600,000 is paid-up. The operations of the Company have been most successful. No better evidence of this fact could be adduced than the figures represented by the reserve fund, which has gradually been increased until it now stands at $900,000, an amount which exceeds the paid-up capital of the Company by $300,000. The Board of Directors consists of Messrs. Thurburn, Manager of the Mercantile Bank of India, Limited (chairman); P. Sachse, of Messrs. Carlowitz and Co.; J. Kramer, of Messrs. Arnhold, Karberg and Co.; St. C. Michaelsen, of Messrs. Melchers and Co.; M. D. Ezekiel, of Messrs. E. D. Sassoon and Co. Mr. W. H. Ray is the secretary of the Company. The China Traders' Insurance Company is represented in the greater part of the civilized world. The Shanghai branch is managed by a committee composed of Messrs. P. Arnhold, of Messrs. Arnhold, Karberg and Co.; C. Schlee, of Messrs. Robert Anderson and Co.; James Jones, agent for the American Trading Company; the local agent being Mr. J. E. Reding. In Japan the Company has a branch office at Yokohama, which is entrusted to the care of Mr. A. S. Garfit. The London office, at number 10 Cornhill, E.C., was founded many years ago. The following gentlemen form a committee of management, viz., Messrs. J. A. Maitland (Messrs. Maitland and Co., Limited); David Reid (Director of the National Bank of India, Limited); T. Cuthbertson (Messrs. Edward Boustead and Co.); L. Poesnecker (Messrs. Arnhold, Karberg and Co.) Mr. Waldemar Schmidt is the manager of the Company's business in England. Sub-agents have been appointed in Glasgow, Manchester and Bradford. In America, on the Continent of Europe, and in most seaports of importance the agents of this progressive Company are to be found.
His Will: "of Shirley, Madeira Rd W Byfleet, died at Withypool Oak, Endway, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey; probate Llandudno 20/12/1943 to Ethel Mary Maitland £5606-10-1d.
Ethel Mary Maitland “of the Oaklands Hotel, Hazlemere Surrey widow died 13 June 1951 at Gateway Chambers 72 Bishopsbridge Road, W2, Probate 3 September (1951) to the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank (Trustee) Ltd, Effects £6104-12s
They had three daughters (Quotes from HAP abt 1950),
2/1. Daisy Maitland (Margaret Amelia, b abt 1902)
(…..who married in Yokohama, an
American named Eddy Adams at that time in one of the American banks which
sprung up in the Orient during the First World War: they have since lived in
Hartford, Conn, and had two children, three more died young. Born about 1902:
prob present at NGM/EIP wedding photo.
Photo of NGM with small girl (abt 2) "Margaret Amelia & Uncle George, Oct 1902, (Farsari, Yokohama). This was her.
Margaret A. Adams
Last Residence: 85219 Apache Junction, Pinal, Arizona, United States of America
Born: 8 Jun 1902
Died: 26 Mar 1990
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (1957-1959 )
3/1. Jill Adams
2/2. Alice E. Maitland, b abt 1904.
who married a man named Daubeny
of the Rising Sun Petroleum Co in Yokohama (the beginning of the Shell Oil
company) and lived in Yokohama before retiring to West Byfleet, he had two
Was this her, note the connection with Hartford and sister Daisy:
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1904
Death Date: Dec 1982
Social Security Number: 043-30-2731
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Connecticut
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 06109
Localities: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Hfd, Hartford, Connecticut
Htfd, Hartford, Connecticut
Weth, Hartford, Connecticut
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Wethersfld, Hartford, Connecticut
2/3. Jean Ethel Maitland, born in 1918 at Yokohama,
who married on December 31/1938,
Donald Foster, at West Byfleet, Surrey.[vi]
3/1. Anthony Edward Foster, born 20 Jan 1940, Woking.
3/2. John Maitland Foster, b 29 Jan 1942 Woking.
Married Sally Jackson, 1972
1962, 13 Nov: commissioned as Act PO, cadet (5200403, 11/9/1962
2010, added GCGRZ Magni M24C 24-10-6004 to UK register.
4/1. Graham Foster, b 28/2/1974, M Sarah Williams
4/2. David Foster 1/9/1976
Issue 2 daughters
DSM: I believe there was a second child, name and sex unknown. Don and Jean emigrated to Kenya (or Uganda) about 1946 to farm, about which neither knew anything. I believe Jean left Don and the children and disappeared despite strong efforts by NGM, her uncle, to keep in touch.
1946, 30 June, “Mantola” (Brit India SNC), London to Beira
Jean Ethel Foster (27, housewife), Anthony Edward (6), John Maitland (4) UK Cotteridge Hotel, Woking, res Kenya.
Interport Cricket - Hong Kong v. Shanghai
The Interport teams of Hong Kong and Shanghai from October 1892 - click for a larger picture
The first Interport cricket match between Hong Kong and Shanghai was played in 1866, 15 years after the founding of the Hong Kong Cricket Club. The series of home and away matches continued until 1948, just prior to the Communist takeover of China in 1949.
The following passage regarding the 1892 Interport matches between Hong Kong and Shanghai is taken from Peter Hall's book '150 Years of Cricket in Hong Kong':
"Two matches were played in this year, the first in Hong Kong during an 'excessively' hot February, when a very strong Hong Kong side defeated Shanghai by an innings and 132 runs. Captain John Dunn, although dropped on 45, 89 and in the 90's, batted 'brilliantly' to score the first Interport century. EW Maitland (No. 9) and G Taylor (No. 10), each with half centuries, helped the side amass over 400 runs.
Shanghai were bowled out by EJ Coxon and Dr JA Lowson, who had match analyses of 12 for 121 and 8 for 98 respectively.
Hong Kong: 429
Shanghai: 163 and 134
When Hong Kong visited Shanghai in October that same year, certain leading Hong Kong players were unable to make the trip. The same 'for business or other reasons' problem applied equally to Shanghai, when the Interport took place in Hong Kong.
The match result was reversed in equally dominant fashion, Shanghai winning by 157 runs. Lowson took the first eight wickets for 66 runs in Shanghai's first innings, but was 'lamed' again when batting and couldn't bowl in Shanghai's second innings! Sgt Mumford, with his 'underhand grubbers', had the Shanghai players mesmerised and captured 6-68. But it was AGH Carruthers who devastated Hong Kong with 5-29 and 8-41 respectively.
Shanghai: 112 and 202
Hong Kong: 78 and 79"
Born: no St C entry found to
ref Census 1881: born Lambeth 5/1872-4/73.
Married: Tom Morrison 1905. September 1905 (re emails 5/2005).
Census 1881: 11, Grove Rd, Finsbury. age 8.
Died: 31/3/1937 of Cancer (ref HP).
1901 (father's death & Census): @ 3, Mercer's Rd, Islington.
Named Harriet Matilda presumably after her two grand mothers.
Quote from Poole Family History by H.A.Poole:
"The fourth child was Daisy Maitland, who married in 1903, Tom Morrison, first violin in the London Symphony Orchestra, a very fine violinist. No children: Daisy died of cancer, March 31st, 1937. Tom then became the manager of some hotel in the Midlands."
Tom in army in 1st war from
DSM: HMM qualified as MD 6/8/1897 at Edinburgh, the only university admitting women to medicine. The medical register for 1938: of Woodleigh, 2 Upper Park Rd, Broughton, Manchester (LRCP Edin 1897; LRCS Edin 1897; LFPS Glasgow 1897). She was in loco parentis for her nephews, Francis, Jack & Otis while NGM was in China in the 1920’s.
M/C, 4/8/1903, All Saints, Tufnell Park, Islington:
He: 25, Bachelor, Violinist, 3, Mercer’s Rd, Ralph Morrison, violinist
She: 20, Spin, 3 Mercer’s Rd, Francis decd, retired.
Post Office Directories:
1900: Miss Harriet Matilda Maitland, physician & surgeon, 98 Blackfriars Rd & 3 Mercer's Lane.
1905: now Maitland-Morrison, at Blackfriars only.
1920: went to Hong Kong with brother Francis. Res 5 Belvedere Terrace, Buxton.
Ref BBC: Thomas Henry Morrison, born 25/11/1878, "appointed Musical Director of the BBC's Manchester station on May 11th 1924, having previously led the station orchestra. He became North Region Music Director with the creation of the BBC regions in 1929. He retired with effect from 30 September 1937,".. on the grounds of ill health. From the Times, he joined the Queen's Hall Orchestra at the age of 18 and became its leader two years later. He also played for nine years in the London Symphony Orchestra and for 17 years as leader. He was founder and conductor of the Northern Wireless Orchestra. DSM said he was a violinist.
Legacy of £1000 in Uncle JA Maitland's will 1914.
1/5. Nathaniel George Maitland. born 9/11/1875 (AM04/01)
FRANCIS MAITLAND DETAILS
St Dunstan's Stepney Parish Records (at LRO) show: "Francis Maitland christened 18/9/1836, abode Mile End Old Town, parents Francis and Harriet, father's profession Master Mariner."
(LRO m/film X24/19).
1851 Census: 72, Upper Stamford St, London, with mother (now Harriet Halahan). A scholar aged 14, born Liverpool.
1861 Census: 26, Percy St, Newcastle, lodger, 24, tea merchant, b London.
1861 (marriage): Age 24, bachelor, occupation Grocer, residence the Parish of St Andrew (assumed London, but perhaps Newcastle??).
Marriage Certificate (Newcastle 10b7 9/1861) gives:
7 July 1861. Francis Maitland (Age 24, bachelor, occupation Grocer, residence the Parish of St Andrew) married Anne Jane Chapman (Age 21, spinster, residence this Parish) at the Parish Church of All Saints (?) in Northumberland.
Fathers Francis Maitland (Master Mariner) and William Chapman (Clerk?).
Witnesses: Anne Cleugh & William Sheldon (?)
1863 (son JAM birth): 199, Fulham Rd, Chelsea, a grocer.
1865 (son FM birth): 18 Charlton Kings Rd, Kentish Town, a grocer.
1867 (son EWM birth): as above.
1871 Census: not with rest of family in Newcastle: was he abroad?
1875 (son NGM birth): 6, Upper Boston St, Marylebone, a grocer.
Not found in 1871 index.
1881 Census, 11, Grove Rd, Finsbury, Upper Holloway
RG11 277, F54 P37 Islington,
Francis M.: Clerk (Tea) age 42 b Middx, Poplar, Ann M.: 39, Newcastle, John A., 17, Clerk (Tea), Mid, Brompton; Francis, Clerk (Tea), 15, Mid, Kentish Town; Edward W., 13, Kentish Town; Harriet, 8, Lambeth; Nathaniel G, 5, Lambeth.
1891 Census: 6, Yerbury Rd, Islington. (see Album 9-02)
Francis Maitland (54, Tea traveller, London, Bow) Annie J (wf, 50, Newcastle), Harriet M. (dau, 18, Vauxhall), George N. (Clerk, Marylebone), Anatole Pasquiet (Lodger, Foreign Correspondent, France), Mary A Spooner (lodger, wid, own means, Taunton Somerset).
1901 Census, 3, Mercers Rd, Islington (see Album 9-14):
Francis Maitland (64, Tea Merchant, St Pancras), Anne J. (61, Newcastle) Harriet (28, Doctor of Medicine, St Pancras).
1901 (death): 3, Mercer's Rd, Islington (also there: dau Harriet).
Buried5: in Highgate Cemetery, 34433 sq 25, Under Orchard Wall Died 16/11/1901, Aged 64.
Death registered at Islington 12/1901, 1B 132:
Died: 16/11/1901 @ 3 Mercer's Rd, Islington, age 64, Teamerchant, of Dilation of the Heart & Exhaustion, informant H.M. Maitland, dau, also res at Mercer's Rd.
Prob 1/2/1902, London to AJM, £136-10-1d.
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Proof: PR/PRM/DC & dau’s b/c.
The father of Ann Jane Chapman.
Born2,3 Newburn 13/9/1809, ch 8/10/1809, 5th son of George Chapman, Pitman, native of Parish of Wickham & Jane McClay, native of Heworth.
Born: 1809-10 in Newburn (ref Census) (agrees with D/C exactly).
Parents: George Chapman & Jane McClay (no IGI details)
Married2,3: Matilda Cleugh 23/2/1834, St Nicholas Parish, Newcastle, he OTP, she of All Saints, by licence.
(PR, IGI & Boyd's Marriages).
Died1: 30/1/1887, aged 77, Home for Incurables (Newcastle?), Formerly Inspector of Coke, Paraplegic 12 months, Exhaustion, EJ Chapman, son, 1 Alma Street, Newcastle
His census records show him as being born in Newburn: this is born out by a suitable baptism record at Newburn. He was an officer of customs when daughter Ann was born, but no record of his service in the Customs in Newcastle or neighbouring ports have been found: the records are not very complete. He also does not appear on the superannuation records. His Customs service may have been short. He was at the Customs House as a "Glut Tide Waiter" (as a widower) in the 1851 census (presumably on duty), but his children were with his wife's parents: she had died by then? For the rest of his life recorded in the census's, he was a clerk or agent. In 1841, he lived in the Postern District of Newcastle, close the centre of town. After his wife's death, he and his children lived with his sisters and their families, daughter Ann, by then married, visiting in 1871.
Interestingly, an Albert J Chapman aged 44, born London, lived next door to the Maitlands in 1891. No obvious relation.
Born2: 23/7/1809, Newcastle, Ch 22/10/1809, St John, Newcastle.
dau of Edward Clough, carter, native of South Shields, Co
Durham and wife Ann, dau of Anthony Braxton of Bermondsey.
NB PR has surname Cl-O-ugh, IGI has her listed under this.
Parents: Edward & Ann. Cleugh/Clough
Married2: William Chapman 23/2/1834, St Nicholas Parish, Newcastle, (PR, IGI & Boyd's Marriages).
Died: 21/7/1850, Whitley – (DC & Newcastle Courant 26 July 1850).
DC: 21/7/1850, 40, Whitby Village, Wife of William Chapman, HM Customs, Newcastle, Haemorage from cancer, William Chapman, Upper Buxton St, Newcastle, Newcastle, Q3 25 286, 23/7/1850
From the Newcastle Courant 26 July 1850:
At Whitley, on the 21st Inst, aged 40, deeply regretted, Matilda, wife of Mr William Chapman, and third daughter of the late Mr Edward Cleugh, currier of this town. (thanks to Rob Taylor for this).
Issue of William & Matilda (Cleugh) Chapman:
1/1. Ann Jane Chapman. Born 6/2/1840 (B/C)
1/2. Edward J. Chapman, Born Newcastle abt 1843 (census)
1861 Census, Wesley Terrace, age
18, pupil teacher.
1871 Census, with family, Wesley Terrace.
1881 Census: 4, West Front, Jesmond, Newcastle:
Ed. Jno. Chapman (38, Clerk in Timber Merchant's Office), Frances (wf, 33), Frances Ann (d. 6), Ed. Jno (s. 5), Percy (3), Matilda (2). All born Newcastle.
1887 1 Alma St, Newcastle, (father’s death).
1901 Census: 5, Manor House Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne:
Edward J. (Hd, 58, Secretary to Timber Merchants, Newcl), Frances (53, Newcl), Frances A. (26, Newcl), Edward J. (25, Clerk in Timber Merchant's Office, Newcl), Percy (23, Railway warehouseman, Benton, N'umberland), Matilda (22, Shop Assistant to Lace Mercer, Newcl), Amy (13, Newcl), Elizabeth Bulman (S-in-law, Wid, 45, Living on own Means, North Shields), Ernest Bulman (nephew, 9, Newcl).
Issue of Edward & Frances Chapman:
2/1. Frances Ann Chapman, born 1875, Newcastle.
2/2. Edward John Chapman, born 1876, Newcastle.
2/3. Percy Chapman, born 1878, Newcastle or Benton.
2/4. Matilda Chapman, born 1879, Newcastle.
2/5. Amy Chapman, born 1888, Newcastle.
1/3. Frances Chapman, Born Newcastle abt 1847 (census)
DETAILS of WILLIAM CHAPMAN.
1840 (bth of Ann Jane): Officer of Customs.
1841 Census Postern, Newcastle:
Frances Cleugh (Dressmaker, 30), Nathaniel Cleugh (Taylor, 25), Robert (Coachman, 20), William Chapman (unreadable, 30), Matilda Chapman (30), Ann Chapman (1), all born in county.
1851 Census: 30 Melbourne St, Newcastle (all B. Newcastle)
Frances Cleugh (Hd, 43, Dressmaker), Nathaniel Cleugh (Bro, 35, Journeyman Tailor), Annie Cleugh (Sis, 33), Robert Cleugh (Bro, 31, Carriage Maker), Ann J. Chapman (Niece, 11 , Scholar), Edward Chapman(Nephew, 8), Frances Chapman (Niece, 4)
1850 Matilda’s death: HM Customs, res Upper Buxton St, Newcastle.
1851 Census, Custom House, Low lights, Tynemouth:
William Chapman (41, wid, Glut Tide Waiter, Newburn).
A Tide Waiter: Customs officer or tide waiter; one who waited on the tide to collect duty on goods brought in.
1861 Census: at 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle, with sisters & brothers in law, children Ann & Edward. Widower Age 51, an Agent, born Newburn.
1861 (dau marriage): Clerk (rest unreadable), Newcastle.
1871 Census: at 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle, with sisters & brothers in law. Age 61, Clerk in head Merchant Office.
1881 Census: at 41, Copeland Terrace, Newcastle, with sisters &
brothers in law. Age 71, Clerk, born Newburn.
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Proof: children’s birth records specific about their parents: George here fits well.
Ch2,3: 3/3/1776, Newburn: PR shows parents of Newburn.
Parents: Matthew & Isabel (Anderson) (IGI/PR)
This seems a highly probable individual, age is reasonable, birth place seems likely.
Seems to have lived around Gateshead for his life, having been born north of the Tyne at Newburn.
Ref children's bapt:
A pitman, native of parish of Wickham. (now Whickham, nr Gateshead). of Bell's Close, Newburn 1799-1809.
Chapmans an old Border clan.
OR: 20/7/1780, All Sts, Newcastle (prob too young)
Married: Jane McClay
(no IGI info or on Newburn PR 1790-96, but specifically named in children’s birth entries).
No further information 9/2008.
Ref children's bapt:
1799: of Hewith 1802: of Hueth
1805: of Gateshead 1809: of Heworth.
Married: George Chapman
Issue of George Chapman & Jane McClay (all PR):
1/1. Thomas Chapman, ch Newburn, 13/3/1796, of Bells Close.
1/2. John Chapman, born 23/3/1799,
ch Newburn, 21/4/1799, 2nd son of George & Jane.
1/3. George Chapman, born 23/12/1801, of Bells Close.
ch Newburn, 24/1/1802. 3rd son of George & Jane
1/4. Andrew Chapman, born 12/10/1804, of Bells Close,
ch Newburn, 3/2/1805. 4th son.
1/5. William Chapman, ch Newburn, 8/10/1809, b.
The father of Matilda Cleugh or Clough. She seems to have been the only child to have married.
Proof: Edward appears in PR for eldest dau’s birth. Correct family in PR shown by Census’s. DC age.
Bapt3: South Shields 16/7/1780. This is an accurate date from his D/C.
Parents: William & Margaret Cleugh.
with brother William (20/10/1782).
William Clough married: Margaret Gallon, 17/10/1779, Jarrow.
ch 19/7/1765, Sunderland, Durham, of William & Susanna
ch 22/2/1756, Hartburn, Northumberland, of John & Mary.
Married: Ann Baxter or Braxton. 20/11/1804, St Giles, Camberwell (IGI).
Died: 10/3/1839, aged 58, @ Postern, St John, Newcastle, a Currier, Asthma, informant: Edward Cleugh (Newcastle, 1839 Q1, XXV 257 11/3/1839)
No information on who the informant, Edward Cleugh, was.
1807-09: a carter, native of South Shields. (children's Bapt).
1828 Pigot’s: Edward Cleugh Currier, Queen Street, Newcastle.
1850, dead by daughter Matilda’s death. Was a currier of Whitley.
Cleugh was a relatively common name in the Newcastle area:
Voters of Newcastle:
1837/8: Edward Cleugh, Postern. Not on any other voters list.
Also on several:
Edward Walton Chapman, freeman of 36, Northumberland St.
John Mellor Chapman, freeman of Bensham.
Thomas Cleugh, freeman, 61 Newgate St, later (1858) of 58 Grey St, with George Cleugh.
Parent: Anthony Baxter (of Southwick, Surrey) or Braxton (of
Southwick may be Southwark, next to Bermondsey.
Anthony Braxton C: 6 Mar 1736
Parents: Nicholas Braxton & Frances
St. Mary Whitechapel, Stepney, London, England
Issue of Nicholas & Frances Braxton, St Mary Whitechapel (IGI):
Charles Braxton C: 21 Sep 1735
Anthony Braxton C: 6 Mar 1736
Henry Braxton C: 16 Aug 1740
Issue of Edward & Ann (Braxton) Cleugh:
1/1. Frances Clough, born 16/6/1807, ch 2/8/1807, All Saints,
PR St John's, Newcastle. 2nd dau
of Edward Clough, carter, native of South Shields, Co Durham, and his wife Ann,
dau of Anthony Baxter, waln. of Southwick, Surrey(?).
Unmarried, dressmaker, died btw 1881 & 1891.
1827 Pearson & White: Frances Cleugh, dressmaker, 2 Pudding Close??, Newcastle
1850 Watts Directory: Frances Cleugh, dressmaker, 2 Upper Buxton St, Newcastle. (note William Chapman at Upper Buxton St, 1850)
1/2. Matilda Clough. Born 23/7/1809. PR
1/3. Nathaniel Cleugh, ch 13/8/1815, Hexham (IGI & Census).
Unmarried, taylor, died between 1871 & 1881.
1/4. Ann Cleugh. Born 1817, Newcastle, (Census).
Unmarried, dressmaker, died aft 1891.
1/5. Robert Cleugh, born 1819, Newcastle (Census)
Unmarried Carriage maker, died
Prob not this one: 1850 Watts: Robert Cleugh, ship owner, 1, Northumberland Sq, North Shields.
1827: George & John Cleugh, both of Heron Street, South
OTHER CHAPMAN/CLEUGH DETAILS
Also found: marriage of Margaret Cleugh at St Nicholas, Newcastle, father Edward Cleugh, joiner??, to John Armstrong, a pitman, son of Henry Armstrong, pitman, 23/12/1838.
1841 Census Postern, Newcastle:
Frances Cleugh (Dressmaker, 30), Nathaniel Cleugh (Taylor, 25), Robert (Coachman, 20), William Chapman (unreadable, 30), Matilda Chapman (30), Ann Chapman (1), all born in county.
1851 Census: 30 Melbourne Terrace, Newcastle: (HO107/2407-124)
Frances Cleugh (Hd), 43, Dressmaker, Newcastle.
Nathaniel Cleugh (Bro), 35, Tailor Journeyman, Newcastle
Ann Cleugh (sis), 33, Newcastle
Robert Cleugh (bro), 31 Carriage Maker, Newcastle.
Ann J. Chapman, (niece), 11, scholar, Newcastle
Edward Chapman, nephew, 8, Newcastle,
Frances Chapman, niece, 4, Newcastle.
1861 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle: (RG9/3827-106)
Frances Cleugh (Hd), 53, Dressmaker, Newcastle.
Nathaniel Cleugh (Bro), 45, Tailor, Newcastle
Ann Cleugh (sis), 43, Newcastle
Robert Cleugh (bro), 41 Carriage Maker, Newcastle.
William Chapman (bro-in-law), 51, widower, Clerk, Newburn.
Ann J. Chapman, (niece), 21, teacher, Newcastle
Edward Chapman, nephew, 18, pupil teacher, Newcastle,
1871 Census: 7, Wesley Terrace, Newcastle: (RG10/5098-11)
Frances Cleugh (Hd), 63, Former Dressmaker, Newcastle.
Nathaniel Cleugh (Bro), 55, Tailor, Newcastle
Ann Cleugh (sis), 53, Newcastle
Robert Cleugh (bro), 51 Carriage Maker, Newcastle.
William Chapman (bro-in-law), 61, Clerk, Newburn.
Ann J. Maitland, (niece), 31, teacher, Newcastle
John Andrew Maitland (G/neph), 7, scholar, Chelsea
Francis Maitland, (G/neph), 5, Scholar, Kentish Town
Edward W. Maitland, (G/neph), 3, Chelsea.
1881 Census: 41, Copeland Terrace, Newcastle: (RG11/5063-99)
Frances Cleugh (Hd, unm), 73, Former Dressmaker, Newcastle.
Ann Cleugh (sis, unm), 63, Newcastle
Robert Cleugh (bro, unm), 61 Carriage Maker, Newcastle.
William Chapman (bro-in-law, wid), 71, Clerk, Newburn.
1891 Census: 41, Copeland St, Newcastle (RG12/4211 f114):
Ann Clough (Hd, 73), Robert Clough (brother, 71, carriage maker)
Ref Web site: www.cleugh.com
A family line from Northumberland:
Nicola Cleugh[vii] (1944-)
Eric Arthur Cleugh (1894-1965), diplomat.
James Cleugh (B Beadnel, Northumberland, 1842), Customs Officer, Surrey.
James Cleugh, a gardener.
M Jane Richardson, Howick Northumberland, 28/5/1837.
Poss ref IGI:
James Cleugh b 28/4/1809, ch 20 Jan 1810 Earsdon By North Shields, Of James & Margaret Purvis (no marriage found)
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The father of George Chapman
Many on IGI: non obvious.
C: 17 Aug 1740 Father: Ralph Chapman, Chester Le Street, Durham,
C: 24 Mar 1742 Father: William Chapman, Greatham, Durham, England
B: Abt 1752 Spouse: Margaret Nielson Of Airdrie, Lanark, Scotland
B: Abt 1754 Spouse: Elizabeth Nilson Of New Monkland, Lanark,
B: 17 Sep 1758 Father: William Chapman, Sanquhar, Dumfries,
Mother: Martha Gibson
C: 11 Aug 1765 Father: Matthew Chapman Tanfield, Durham, England
C: 26 Oct 1766 Father: Ralph Chapman, Whitburn, Durham, England
Married: Isabel Anderson, Newburn, 19/7/1773, both OTP, by banns (banns 27/6/1773, 4/7 & 11/7).
Many on IGI: non obvious.
Issue of Matthew & Isabel (Anderson) Chapman:
1/1. Joseph Chapman, ch 20/3/1774, Newburn.
1/1. George Chapman Ch: 3/3/1776, Newburn:
PR shows parents of Newburn.
A possible father of Edward Cleugh.
Ch: 15 Apr 1731, Morpeth, Northumberland. (IGI)
Father: John Cleugh.
Francis Cleugh married at Morpeth (IGI):
Jane Hare, 29/11/1741
Ann Brows, 6/6/1754
Margaret Jowsey, 29/5/1760
Issue of Francis & Anne Clough, ch Morpeth (IGI):
1/1. Thomas Cleugh, 27/4/1755
1/2. Ann Clough C: 8 Jan 1769
1/3. Margaret Cleugh b. 6/8/1770, ch. 16/9/1770
1/4. Elizabeth Clough . 16/2/1772, ch 5/4/1772
1/5. Edward Clough C: 13 Jun 1773
1/6. James Clough b. 31/1/1775, ch 5/11/1775
1/7. Phillip Clough C: 3 Aug 1777
This may be the end of the line, but further investigation required:---
Issue of John Cleugh, ch Morpeth (IGI):
Francis Cleugh C: 15 Apr 1731
William Cleugh C: 31 Jan 1734
Robert Cleugh C: 22 Dec 1737
Isabel Cleugh C: 8 Jan 1741
John Cleugh C: 5 Jun 1729
Robert Cleugh C: 4 Jul 1728
Thomas Cleugh C: 4 Jul 1728
Phillip Cleugh C: 20 Oct 1726
Mary Cleugh C: 11 Nov 1725
Ann Cleugh C: 2 Jul 1724
John Cleugh C: 21 Feb 1723
Isabel Cleugh C: 4 Aug 1720
Ralph Cleugh C: 24 Jul 1718
Margaret Cleugh C: 28 Feb 1717
Isabel Cleugh C: 28 Jun 1716
Elizabeth Cleugh C: 9 Dec 1714
George Cleugh C: 7 Oct 1714
William Cleugh C: 8 Jun 1708
Robert Cleugh C: 18 Apr 1706
Elizabeth Cleugh C: 3 Dec 1701
Ann Cleugh C: 24 Oct 1700
John Cleugh's of Morpeth, Northumberland:-
John Cleugh C: 9 Jul 1688 Father: Ralph Cleugh,
John Cleugh C: 23 Jul 1698 Father: John Cleugh,
John Cleugh C: 4 Feb 1703 Father: Cuthbert Cleugh,
John Cleugh C: 22 Jun 1710 Father: William Cleugh,
John Cleugh C: 21 Feb 1723 Father: John Cleugh,
Album 9 (Dower House collection):
Bubbling Well Rd, Shanghai, "my first Sunday in Shanghai", NGM's album.
This album was compiled by NGM in Shanghai over a couple of years before he went to Yokohama and before he met Eleanor Poole. It shows him with his elder brother, EW Maitland, and the Wilcoxson family whose daughter Ethel EW married in 1899. There are some pictures of the Maitland homes in London: 6 Yerbury Rd where NGM lived before leaving London, and what is probably 3 Mercer's Rd where his parents lived in 1901. The interiors are interesting, and must be the same family as some ornaments are in both houses. The latter house has a photograph of EW's wedding on the wall, just identifiable from the arrangement of the people in the group (a good copy is in EI Poole's early album): this shows that the photograph must have been taken no earlier than November 1899! Mercer's Rd has a portrait of what looks to be Francis's mother Harriett Carpenter, although she looks thinner faced (may be younger) than another portrait owned by James Maitland. The characteristic downsloping eyes are the same in both, and shared by Francis 3 and his sons EW and Francis. The group at Yerbury Rd includes Francis, looking very hirsute! A photograph of AJM at Mercer's Rd shows her to be a substantial woman.
Album 9-01 85 Bubbling Well Rd, Nov 1898 my first Sunday in Shanghai, Tiffin at Mrs Wilcoxon's
Album 9-02 Plays & 2 prints of 6, Yerbury Road
Album 9-02A Front View of 6, Yerbury Rd
Album 9-02B Drawing Room, 6 Yerbury Rd.
Album 9-03 Plays Shanghai, 1899.
Album 9-04 Groups 85 Bubbling Well Rd
Album 9-05 Days out, sailing 1899
Album 9-06 Groups 85 Bubbling Well Rd
Album 9-06A Early Morning group at 6, Yerbury Rd. FM3, AJM, HMM.
Album 9-07 Wilcoxons etc
Album 9-08 House Party on Boat, "David Garrick"
Album 9-09 "David Garrick" & rowing 8 with NGM
Album 9-10 "David Garrick" & rowing 8 with NGM
Album 9-11 "David Garrick" & rowing 4
Album 9-12 Wilcoxons etc
Album 9-13 Shanghai May 1900
Album 9-14 London House views, probably 3, Mercer's Rd Islington, where Francis 3 lived in 1901.
Album 9-14A London House, Sitting Room, Photograph of EWM's wedding lower right on wall.
Album 9-14B London House, Sitting Room
Album 9-14C London House, Bedroom? With portrait of Harriet Carpenter
Album 9-14D London House, AJ (Chapman) Maitland (looks more like Yerbury Rd garden, although with Mercer's Rd.)
Album 9-14E London House, Outside View
Album 9-15 Cinderella, 2 fairies
Englishman Andrew Yule traveled to India in 1858, where his family's business interests stemmed from the late 18th century. Andrew Yule began building his own fold of businesses through acquisitions, one of the first being the Hoolungpooree Tea company, which later became part of Andrew Yule & Company, established in 1863 in Calcutta, then the Indian capitol.
Yule's company soon began acting as a shipping agent, and by 1866 had become the Indian representative for a number of insurance companies, as well as a textile company. Over the following decade, Yule continued to develop his business empire, adding, in 1875, coal, jute, and cotton companies as well. In that year, Yule was joined by two other family members, brother George Yule and their nephew David Yule. George Yule took over the leadership of the Yule companies, retiring in 1891. In that year, David Yule took over as head of Andrew Yule & Company. By then, the Yule company's holdings consisted of four jute mills, three tea companies, its own insurance company, and a cotton mill.
Under David Yule, the company grew into a major shipping agent between India and the rest of the United Kingdom, and Yule himself became one of the kingdom's wealthiest men. Yule began expanding the company, with a particular interest in its tea and jute operations. After buying out his uncles and becoming sole owner in 1902, Yule expanded the company's interests to include 18 tea companies and eight jute mills. Yule also added an inland shipping business, four coal companies, two flour mills, and an oil mill. Other acquisitions in the years leading up to World War I included a small railroad and a real estate company.
In 1911, David Yule sold the company to merchant banker Morgan Grenfell, the British arm of the JP Morgan banking empire. Yule remained on as chairman of the company, which retained the Andrew Yule & Co. name. Joining Yule at the company was Thomas Catto, who was named the company's vice-chairman. Catto quickly became the driving force behind the company, as the older Yule, by then Sir David, approached retirement. In 1920, the company's name was changed to Yule Catto. Thomas Catto, later Lord Catto, was named as managing director of Morgan Grenfell at the end of the 1920s.
16/8/00: added EW Maitlands will. Details of Regan's sons.
16/1/01: added IGI Braxton.
4/2/01: note re Edward Cleugh alt birth.
14/6/2001: resaved HTML from Word
22/3/2002: Index & edited.
7/7/2002: Otis issue details.
1/10/2002: 1901 Census.
17/5/2004: more census
18/2/2005: Ian & Carolinda wedding cutting.
9/6/2005: John Andrew Maitland Family
18/4/2006: Winward Issue etc
14/1/2007: china connection
27/3/2007: Ian M g/children & formatting
6/6/2007: more formatting
20/7/2008: misc extra information & formatting.
19/1/2010: small changes
24/10/2012: small changes
21/2/2014: More on Alastair Maitland