Scope and Content

The papers relate mainly to the operations of Blyth Green Jourdain & Co, but also cover the interests of associated companies and subsidiaries including Blyth Greene Jourdain Investments, Blyth Greene Jourdain Trading Ltd, Blyth Greene Jourdain International Ltd, Blyth Greene Jourdain International (1978) Ltd, Blyth Greene Jourdain (Trading), Blyth Greene Jourdain Holdings Pty. There are large gaps in the records held for these organisations: for the most part these comprise statutory registers, financial papers and some correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1976 Swire took a 30% shareholding in Blyth Greene Jourdain, a Mauritus-centred firm whose business included the Malaysian Company Sharikat Harper Gilfillan. In 1979 full ownership was acquired by John Swire & Sons, Ltd.

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