Name: Joseph Collinson NICHOLSON
Given Name: Joseph Collinson
Surname: Nicholson 1
Birth: 1856 in Grimble Hospital, Lincolnshire, England
Death: 9 Feb 1925 in Wilton rd., Bexhill-on-Sea, England
From Vol I of King's HSBC history:
p. 609Addis stayed with J. C. NICHOLSON (East in 1880)
p. 610 It was said of a subsequent Hongkong Bank Manager, J .C. Nicholson, that his: Great claim to the gratitude of h is own and succeeding generations of British people in Jav a is the conception and success of his work in reviving Chu rch life in Batvia and gradually throughout Java. Withi n a year of his arrival in 1909, the Java Chaplaincy Fund r e-established Java as a live part of the Diocese of Singapo re.
p. 613 Nicholson left as manager of Singapore in 1906.
p. 156 (J.C. Nicholson) After retiring as Manager Singapore , he was appointed Sub-Manager, London in 1907. The Addise s watched his health deteriorate from asthma - "Nicholson u p from Bexhill to lunch with me. He is better but quite rec onciled now that we have put [C.W.] May in his place to g o off again to Switzerland for a time. Poor chap! I fear h e is fighting against fate.The climate of London is too muc h for him. That same year he faced his fate and returned t o the East as Manager Batavia, replacing the veteran M.C. K irkpatrick. Nicholson remained there throughout the Great W ar; when he retired after 41 years in the East the Board gr anted him a gratuity of £20,000, a relatively generous su m even in 1921.
p. 162 Batavia J.C. Nicholson 1909-1920.
Obit in The Singapore Free Press 9 March 1925 Page 8: NIC HOLSON - Feb 9, at Bexhill, Joseph Collinson Nicholson, lat e of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Batavia, Ja va, age 68.
Change Date: 22 Jul 2015 at 13:23
Obit The Singapore Free Press 20 May 1925. Mr. Joseph Colli nson Nicholson, late of the Honglkong and Shanghai Bankin g Corporation, who died at age 68 at Wilton-rd. Bexhill-on- Sea, left 56,687, net personalty
SOme probate details are in the London Gazette: http://www. london-gazette.co.uk/issues/33041/pages/2803/page.pdf
In 1904, he was listed as a juror in SIngapore, and livin g at Mount Echo while beina a manager of HSBC. http://www.t hefullwiki.org/1904_List_of_Qualified_Jurors,_Singapore
Winifred Maud ALLEN b: 10 Nov 1872 in Hurricane Cottage, Singapore, Straits Settlements.
17 Dec 1895
in St. George's Church, Penang
The place of marriage is from:
The date is from 28 Dec 1895 newslippings: Joseph Collinso n Nicholson, of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, to Winifre d Maud, daughter of Whit worth Allen, of Penang.
- Change Date:
22 Mar 2016
- Whitworth B. NICHOLSON b: Abt 1897 in Yokohama, Japan
- Field NICHOLSON b: Abt 1900 in Yokohama, Japan
- Winnifred Mary NICHOLSON b: Abt 1901 in Teighnmouth, Devon, England
- Dorothy Patricia NICHOLSON b: 1902 in Teighnmouth, Devon, England
- Mildred Joyce NICHOLSON b: Abt 1908 in Bexhill, Sussex, England
- Knowler NICHOLSON
- Abbrev: Note
Page: Jan 8, 2012 email from Peter Jamieson gave his middle name.