Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Bulkeley Street in Kowloon was named after Francis Bulkeley Johnson who joined Jardines around 1861 and was Hong Kong Taipan1882-83

(Much of the above information was found Janus: Jardine Matheson Archive and The Thistle and The Jade: A Celebration of 175 Years of Jardine, Matheson & Co.  edited by Maggie Keswick)

The death of Mr Francis Bulkeley which occurred on the 15th inst., at Cannes is announced from home. The deceased gentleman was a member of the firm of Messrs. Jardine Matheson & Co. and was widely known throughout the East.  A vote of condolence was passed by the Legislative Council of Hongkong [sic] on the 17th instant. Straits Times Weekly Issue, 27 February 1886, Page 1

Hastings and St Leonards Observer , 17 Oct 1885
… Mrs Bulkeley Johnson and suite

The street Directory shows Mrs Bulkeley Johnson, 1903 living at 9,  Markwick House, St Leonards-on-Sea
NOTICE is hereby given, that all creditors and other persons having any claim, or demand upon or against the estate of Mrs. Jane Sophia Bulkeley Johnson, of 9, Markwick Terrace, St. Leonards-on-Sea, in the county of Sussex.  Widow, who died on the 17th day of August, 1908, and whose will was proved on the 15th day of October, 1908, in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, by Charles Bulkeley Johnson, c/o Frank Bulkeley Johnson, Esquire, of 55, Cadogan-place, London, S.W., a Major in His Majesty's Army, and John Chadwick Lomax, ……….Dated this 29th day of October, 1908.
DAWES and SONS, 9, Angel-court, Throgmorton Street, London, E.G., Solicitors for the said Executors. - [Note the name of the Solicitors!]


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