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Firm and Range of Business
Branches
from - to
Employees - alphabetical order
Remarks
Cabeldu & Co.
Tailors and Outfitters
Kobe 1871 - BARTRUM, R. /
CABELDU, Horace Edwin
CABELDU, P. Arthur F.
CABELDU, Walter J. A.

CANNON, William

DIETHLEFSEN, Paul A.



Proprietor:
Philip Samuel Cabeldu
Cabeldu, Thwaites & Co.
Import and Export Merchants
Sole Agents for Japan of the Waverly Bicycle Co. (Indiana)
Kobe 1895 - 1899
Proprietors:
CABELDU, P. Arthur F.
Charles Thwaites

Cabeldu, W. & A. & Co.
Scientific Cutters, Practical Tailors and Outfitters
Yokohama 1893 - 1895
Proprietors:
CABELDU, P. Arthur F.
CABELDU, Walter J. A.
Caldbeck, Macgregor & Co.
Wine and Spirits
Yokohama 1896 - 1902
CALDBECK

Cameron & Cook
Shipwrights and Boat Builders
Yokohama 1863-1866

SCOTT, J.


Proprietors:
Allan Cameron (present until 1865)
H. Cook

successor: Cook & Co.
CAMERON Alexander
A. Cameron & Co., Ltd.

Importers of
- ALL KINDS OF METALS including LEAD, ZINC, COPPER, Silver, Aluminum, Iron and Steel Constructional Material and all kinds of Machinery;
- Paints, Varnishes, Oils, Chemicals, Rosin, Glue, Casein, Gum, etc.;
- Steel Saws for Wood and Metal;
- Paper and Tobacco Knives;
- Textiles and Yarns;
- High Speed Steel:
- Catto's Whisky
- Raw Cotton, Wood Pulp;
- Explosives

Exporters of
- Porcelain, Glass, Sparteries, Toys and Hats;
- Piece Goods, Hosiery and Underwear, Textile;
- Basketware, Matting, Fans, Bamboo Poles, Brushes, But­tons, Umbrella Handles, Tennis Rackets, Lacquer-ware;
- Raw Silk, Silk Piece Goods, Sulphur, Arsenic, Antimony, and all kinds of Produce.

Agents for
- Blandy Bros., London;
- Bowers Rubber Co.;
- British American Assurance Co. of London and Toronto;
- Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.;
- Cadett & Neal Ltd., Ashtead, Surrey, GB;
- Caledonian Wire Rope Co.;
- Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd. Canada;
- Day & Martin, Ltd.;
- Forrest & Co.;
- Hans Renold, Ltd Manchester;
- Hobson, Seaman & Co.;
- Illingworth Morris Trading Co. Ltd. Bradford;
- John Begg Lochnagar Distillery, Aberdeen;
- Maw & Co.;
- Newton Chambers & Co., Sheffield;
- Nobel's Explosives, Co. Ltd. London;
- Norwich Union Insurance Society England;
- Reddaway’s Packing and Rubber Goods;
- Senderson Bros. & Newbould, Ltd. Shefield;
- Storer & Sons., London;
- Travaruaktiebolaget Svartvik Sweden;
- Union Miniere Du Haut Katanga Brussels;
- Whitfield’s Fireproof Safes, Birmingham and London;
- Wilkinson, Heywood & Clarke, London;
etc.
Kobe




Yokohama
1895 -




1904-
ACKLAND, R. J. /
Fraser, Peter /

FLORES, C. H.

James, Ernest William /

JENSEN, T.


KNIGHT, James

MURDOCH, D.

RAE, W.

ROEDING, Hans

ROBERTSON, James Leslie


RUSSELL, Alfred / SUMMERS, Edward Henry /

SCHMIDT, F. C.


Proprietor Alexander Cameron

Chairman of Board of Directors
JAMES, Ernest William /
Cameron, Allan & Co.

(late Eisler & Martindell)
Butchers and Naval Store Contractors
Yokohama 1862
Proprietor:
Allan Cameron (until 31.10.1862, succeeded by Henderson & West )
Canadian Pacific Railways Co.
Royal Mail Steamship Line
Yokohama 1893 -
DARNELL, H. B.

MORSE, F. S.

POPE, C. F.

STEPHENS, M. F. /


Carlowitz & Co.
General Merchant
Nagoya


Kobe


Yokohama
1906 - 1912


1907 -


1907 -
BALTENSBERGER, A. /
CARRILLON, Jean
DANENBERG, T. E.

FOX, Eugene Charles


GILBERT, Friedrich Robert
GILBERT, Gustave Jean-Marie

LOEFFLER, Carl


MEYER, August

NOLTE, Ad. M. E.


SCHARIEN, F.



VOSS, Carl /
Proprietor:
CARLOWITZ, Richard von

SCHMACKER, Philipp Bernhard







Carroll & Co.
Commission Merchant
Shipchandler and General Commission Agents
Agent for Harris Lubricating Oil, Marine Paints
Agents for
Fredericksburg Beer
E. A. Fargo's "Spirit of 96" Bourbon Whiskey
Smoking Tobaccos


Yokohama

Kobe

Osaka
1867 -

1874 - 1899

1885 - 1886
BAKER, C. C. /

DRESSER, Charles

HELM, Julius Friedrich Wilhelm


HELME, N.


F. M. Jonas, jun. /


MAYERS, Joseph L.


SCOTT, J.




Proprietor:
James Dennis Carroll

J. Carst & Co.
Ship Chandler & General Storekeeper
and
Marine Surveyor for the German Lloyds' /
Salvage & Diving Co.
Yokohama 1867 - 1872 BOULET, Johannes Hermann /
BATAVUS, Edward /

HAAN, E. B. de

HYDE, W.

KOCH, J.

MORGAN, H.


REICHE, C. A.
REUTER, Henry /





Proprietor:
CARST, Jan Jeppes /
J. de Boer (only 1878)


Carst, Lels & Co.
Coningh, Carst & Lels

Agents for
- Dutch Board of Underwriters
- Java Sea and Fire Insurance Co.
- Oosterling Sea and Fire Insurance Co. of Batavia
- Second Colonial Sea and Fire Insurance Co.

Yokohama 1862 - 1874 BATTEKE, Petrus Julianus /


CARST, Benjamin Jaski Jeppes /
CARST, Jan Jeppes /
CARST, Pieter Jeppes /

HEMERT, Jean Philippe von



LELSZ, Gerrit

MEES, Rudolf Adriaan

PLATE, George Frederic

RANDON, Maurice

SIEBURGH, Nicolas Charles






Proprietors:
CARST, Jeppe Pieters
CARST, Remt Jaski
LELS, Murk


Case & Co.
Ship Chandlers and General Agents
Nagasaki


1866 - 1868





Proprietor:
CASE, Almon R.


L. Caudrelier
General Storekeeper and French Navy Contractor

ab / as of 1895 proprietor E. ANDREIS, Wine Merchant, the company name remained L. Caudrelier
Yokohama 1881 - 1905

MARTINELLI, Benjamin

Proprietor:
CAUDRELIER, L.
ANDREIS, E.


Chapman, King & Co.
Merchants
Yokohama 1865 - 1867
CRACE, E. L. H.


Proprietors:
CHAPMAN, John G.
KING, C. J.



Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China Yokohama


Kobe
1882 -


1906 -

ADAMSON, John
ALSTON, J.


BAPTISTA, F. /
BARRADAS, A. C. /
BARRADAS, V. F. /

BING, Wilson Collingridge


CAIRNCROSS, J.

CARNEIRO, J. S.
Crowther, J. P.


HANSEN, N.

JONES, J. Williamson


PARSONS, James Ramsay




Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London & China Yokohama 1864 - 1876 ABELL, H. F. /
BAKER, Richard Beckwith /

CAMPBELL, J.

SHAND, A. A.


DARLING, R.


Davis, Lewis /

EBBESON, C. J.

GREEY, H.

MASFEN, L. C.




Chauvin, Chevalier & Co.

Chauvin & Co.
Silk Merchant
Yokohama 1897 - Baron, Edmond /



PRAVIEUX, C.


Cherry & Co.
Boiler Makers and Blacksmiths
1867 - 1868 Nagasaki CALDER, John Fulton





Cheshire, Blundell & Co.
Yokohama
Public Accountants and General Agents.

Cheshire & Co

Yokohama



Yokohama
1873



1874
BARNARD, Leopold L. /


Blundell, Bryan

HALL, John William




China and Japan Trading Co.


Agents for
- American Ordnance Co., Bridgeport, Conn.
- American Smelters Securities Co., Everett, Wash.
- Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada, Trail, B.C.
- Remington Typewriter Co., New York, N.Y.
- Seebohm & Dickstahl, Sheffield, GB, Steel Manufacturers
- Selby Smelting & Lead Co., San Francisco, Cal.
- Tandem Smelting Co., London
- Turner Tanning Machinery, Boston, Mass.
- William Cramp & Sons’ Ship and Engine-Building Co., Philadelphia, PA.
etc.
Osaka


Yokohama


Kobe


Nagasaki
1873 -


1871


1870 - 1872


1869 -
ALLISON, A. M.

BAYFIELD, George
BAZING, Marshall

CAPPELEN, D.

DRESSER, Charles jun.


DRUMMOND, A. / DRUMMOND, Donald E.M. /

EASTLACK, W. R.

GOWEY, Frank M.

HAFFENDEN, John


HANSEN, N.

JENSEN, J. M.

JONES, J.

KALKHOF, C.

KIRBY, Richard J.

MASON, William Benjamin Jr.

McGRATH, Thomas F.

MORRIS, Theodore J.

PLATE, J.

PRICE, W. H.

ROBERTSON, James Leslie

ROGERS, Edward

SCOTT, R. M.





China Export, Import & Banking Co. Kobe

Shanghai

Yokohama
1894 - 1899

1896 - 1900

1901 - 1904

HOLM, Paul

SCHILD, Ludwig

WITTE, Hermann /



China Traders' Insurance Co.



Yokohama 1901 - 1902

LANDER, P.





Chipman, Stone & Co.


Yokohama 1874 - 1876

DIMOCK, C. W.

SAN, Edward de


Representative:
MORSE, James Rolland




Christensen & Co.
Landing, Shipping and Forwarding Agents
1894 - Kobe
KREIDNER, G. C.

SINGER, P.


STEPHENS, Charles Edward /


Clarkson & Co.
Merchants
Nagasaki 1899
BECHTEL, F. M.






Clifford-Wilkinson Tansan Mineral Water Co.


Kobe 1895 -
CARTER, J. H.

Reid, G. A. /



WILKINSON, Jas.
WILKINSON, T. L.

Proprietor:
Clifford Wilkinson
Cobb & Co.
Livery Stable Keepers and Carriage Builders

Yokohama 1871
BUDGE, James

BATCHELDER, T.

FRANCIS, M. H.

HEWITT, Cyrus

RUTHERFORD, Frank



Proprietor:

DURAND, U.


Cocking, Singleton & Co. (1869-1874)

Cocking & Co. (1874-1893)




Yokohama


Tokyo
1869 - 1893


1874



MARX, Emil

MORTON, A.


ROGERS, G. W.




Proprietors:
Cocking, Samuel
Singleton, T. A.


Colomb & Co.
Export - Import - Trade

Yokohama 1895 -
CADOL, A.

CASTELLA, Rodolphe de



Commercial Union Assurance Co.


Yokohama 1901 -

DAWES, Stanley H.

PLAYFAIR, H. Sanderson







Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes
Shipping Co.
Kobe


Yokohama
1886 - 1905


1875 - 1904
ABILY, G. /

DAMIOT, E.

DAMITTE, G.


DUMONTEIL-LAGREZE, Jean-Baptiste Paul /

GAIRARD, T.


MICHEL, P.


ROUSSET, G.

SAVATIER, Paul Lous Leon







Comptoir D’Escompte de Paris

(This is one of the four banking houses that established the later BNP - Banque Nationale de Paris)




Yokohama 1868 - 1895
CANTELLI, V.

CASSEL, M.



MOTTU, Louis Alfred

RENAULT, P.


SARDA, J.





H. Comstock & Co.
Merchants


Yokohama 1875 - 1876




Proprietors:
Comstock, H.
DIMOCK, C. W.
Coningh & Co.
Coningh, Vernede & Co.


as of 1862 - Coningh, Carst, Lels & Co.



see also
Coningh, Carst & Lels


Yokohama

Kobe -
1860 -

1868 -

PLATE, George Frederic



Proprietor:
Coningh, C. T. A.

H. Cook [Cook & Co.]
Shipwrights and Boat Builders
Yokohama 1867 - 1884
BATT, T. /

CARROLL, Anthony / CARROLL, John /

Proprietor:
Henry Cook
Cope & Co.
Auctioneers and General Brokers
Yokohama - 1873 Davis, Lewis / Proprietor:
F. A. Cope
Copland & Co.
Draymen

Copland & Wiegand



Yokohama 1869 BEER, Geert de /


CARWIN, P.

HOLM, F. W.

Proprietor:
William Copland
Cornes & Co.
Agents for
- Ben Line of Steamers
- Drexel & Co., Philadelphia
- Eastern and Australian S. S. Co.
- Fonciere, Paris
- Indemnity Mutual Marine Assurance Co. New York
- Lancashire Insurance Co. (Fire and Life)
- Lloyds, London
- Morgan, J. S. & Co., New York and London
- Norwich Union Fire Ins. Co.
- Phoenix Portland Cement Co.
- Royal Exchange Assurance (Marine)
- Savoia Marine Insurance Society of Italy
- Union Continentale Insurance of Italy
- United States “Lloyds”
- United Wire Works Co.

s. a. Aspinall, Cornes & Co.


Yokohama



Kobe
1873 -



1897 -

BRAGA, Francisco Xavier

CAHUSAC, Arthur F.

CARTWRIGHT, James S.

CORNES, Archibald
CORNES, Herbert

CURJEL, E.

DANIEL, T. C.

DOERFLINGER, E.

DUER, Yeend
EAGLING, Ephraim



GRIFFIN, John Thomas

HALL, F. J.

F. M. Jonas, jun. /

KENDERDINE, George Godwin

Kohn, Julius /


PHELPS, J. Henry

RUYTER, Johannes /
SPENCE, Percy Layton /


WILKINSON, F. E.

Proprietor:
CORNES, Frederick
CORNES, Archibald (past 1911)
Cozon & Giraud
[Cozand & Giraud]
Yokohama 1888 - 1889
GIUSSANI, Carlo

Crane & Keil
Piano Tuners

Successor: Keil & Co.
Yokohama 1877 - 1880


Proprietors:
KEIL, O. O.
CRANE, W. A.
Charles Crowther
(Charles Crowther, Son & Co..)
Export - Import - Merchant

Representatives for
- Cadbury Brothers, Ltd., Bournville
- Frasmic Company, Ltd., Warrington
- Gern Dry Plate Company, Ltd., London
- John J. Griffin & Sons, Ltd.
- Johnson & Sons, Ltd., Manufaeturing Chemists, London
- Marks & Cohn, Birmingham
- Robert H. Foerderer, Incorporated, Philadelphia
- Sivallow &- Ariell, Ltd., Melbourne
- Yardley & Company, Ltd., London
and others.

Kobe 1901 -


Proprietors:
CROWTHER, Charles
Crowther, J. P.



.
E. CURJEL
Merchant
Yokohama 1899 - Rhine, Charles Ferdinand / Proprietor:
CURJEL, E.

J. Curnow & Co.
Wine, Spirit and Provision Importers; Compradores and Ship Chandlers. Agents for
- Andrew Usher’s “Glenlivet” Whisky
- Apollinaris Co.
- Crown Destillery Co.
- Geo. Regis and Charpentier, Bordeaux
- Geo. Whymark & Co., Kobe
- H. J. Heinz Co. “57 Varieties”
- MacLaren Imperial Cheese Co.
- Mellin’s Infants Food
- Robert Brown’s “Four Crown” Whisky
etc.


Yokohama 1869 - 1908

BUDGE, James jun.

IVISON, Henry




RUSSELL, Albert / RUSSELL, George / RUSSELL, Harry / RUSSELL, Henry / RUSSELL, Louis /
Proprietor:
J. Curnow (until 1873)

Mitchell, Alfred - from1873 - 1883 /
Russell, M. /
CLUBS
Club Name
Place
Period
Members - alphabetical order
Remarks
Yokohama United Club

Society of British Members with Meetings in the Yokohama Club Hotel
Yokohama 1883 -
DUMELIN, Arnold


HENSON, Harry Vernon



UNION CLUB
(English Club)

The Union Club was a social club established in Kobe. The original object was to establish an institution for the social intercourse of persons of all nationalities, and with this object a meeting was called on April 20, 1869, which was presided over by P. Rousset, the French Consul, who nominated J. J. Enslie, the British Vice-Consul, as temporary Chairman, and A. Ortmans, the Italian Consul, as secretary. A committee, including the two last-named with the addition of J. Wainwright, the Editor of the Hiogo News, was formed to organise a scheme of association, and this was brought before a meeting held on May 5th, when the following officers were appointed: J. J. Enslie, British Vice-Consul, President; P. Rousset, French Vice-Consul, Vice-President; Frank, Paul, U.S. Consul, Secretary; W. G. Johnson (of the Hiogo News), Assistant Secretary; T. N. Besier, Treasurer. The Executive Committee consisted of A. Ortmans, C. H. Ogston, G. Duplaquet, J. Wainwright, and R. D. Robison. The club was first established in Dutronquoy's building, which stood on Lot No. 31. This was originally a private undertaking by S. Dutronquoy, and contained bowling alleys and a billiard room for three tables. It was, however, only a temporary location for the club. A building commenced on the adjoining lot, No. 32, was said to be for the purposes of the Club, but if it was ever occupied it must have been for only a short time, as on the April 15, 1870, the Club took possession of premises erected on Lot 79 (Kyo-machi) by Messrs. Van der Vlies & Co. There now happened a curious incident. Prior to the formation of the Union Club the Germans had formed a club of their own, the Concordia Club.
Indeed it is worth mentioning that throughout their history the relations between the two Clubs were most cordial, the English Club, as it was called, having a number of German members and the Club Concordia a number of British members. It was now determined by the German community to erect the present brick building, designed by A. N. Hansell, on the west of the Recreation Ground. The new home of the Club was opened on November 11th, 1896. Prior to this the Kobe Club had erected (in 1890) the existing brick structure, also from the designs of A. N. Hansell, in substitution of the wooden buildings put up in 1869.
Kobe 1869 -

FRANK, Paul


ROUSSET, P.

EVERS, August

Tokio Club
[Tokyo Club]
Tokyo 1887 - Members:

DUMELIN, A.

MERIAN, Johann Rudolf





Glover, T. B. - Honorary Secretary

INOUE, Katsunosuke - Honorary Secretary (1886)

Charles Murray Duff (Manager)






Nagasaki Club
As early as the summer of 1861, a social organization called the Nagasaki Club had been formed by members (primarily British) of the foreign settlement. By January 1862, rules for the Club had been settled and by the end of the year, a permanent building for the Club had been erected at No. 31 Oura. The original trustees were W.J. Alt and H.M. Wright. In May 1863, Edward Harrison replaced Alt as trustee of the Nagasaki Club.

Rumors circulated in the spring of 1881 that the club would soon close, and, indeed, the building and its bowling alleys were sold at auction in June.
The Nagasaki Club reopened on November 1, 1881 in a new two-story building at No. 10 Oura under the supervision of Charles Sutton.

The Nagasaki Club was primarily a place for European and American residents of Nagasaki to meet and relax.

In August 1921 a celebration was held marking the 40th anniversary of the Nagasaki Club at its No. 10 Oura site.
In 1933 the club moved to No. 4 Minamiyamate, where it remained until its closure in 1941.
Nagasaki 1861 - 1941


ALT, William John


PRICE, W. H.







Kobe Regatta & Athletics Club
KR & AC


Kobe Cricket Club
Forerunner of the Kobe Regatta & Athletics Club


Kobe
BOYER, Arthur Grindage

EVERS, August

MORSE, W. H.

PRICE, W. H.


WATERS, John Albert Robinson





Sponsors:
LYONS, Jacob



Club Germania

founded on December 22, 1863 in Yokohama
Yokohama 1863 - Mitglieder:

BENGEN, M. F.
BIELFELD, F.

BOEHLKE, R.

EVERS, August


GILDEMEISTER, Martin Hermann

HAENNI, Charles

HOLM, Hans Joachim

KEIL, Oscar Otto

KRONECK, Ernst
KRONECK, W.

MERIAN, Johann Rudolf



SCHEDEL. Joseph

SCHELLENBAUM, H.




BEHNKE, Ernst (Secretary 1867 - 1870)
GRUNWALD, Fritz (Secretary 1875 -
BRENNWALD, Caspar (Vice-President)
LUTHER, Heinrich
REIMERS; Otto



Club Concordia
Gründung 1879, der Vorstand des Clubs setzte sich zusammen aus:
- Ch. Braess, Präsident
- E. de San
- H. Geslien
- W. Eytel
- EVERS, August
Der erste Präsident des „ Club Concordia ", Chas. Braess, war ein schon seit Anfang der 1850er Jahre im Fernen Osten ansässiger Kaufmann aus Luebeck, der 1911 starb. Für sein Ansehen spricht der Umstand, dass er einige Jahrzehnte holländischer, dänischer und zeitweilig ausserdem schwedisch-norwegischer Konsul war. Grosse Verdienste um den Club erwarb sich der Nachfolger von Chas. Braess, der zweite langjährige Präsident der 80er Jahre, Aug. Evers. Bereits 1868 hatte Evers an der Gründung des „ Club Union" tatkräftig mitgewirkt, dessen erster Präsident er gewesen war. Unter der Leitung von Evers gelang es dem „ Club Concordia", eine gesunde finanzielle Grundlage zu erreichen. Die Mitgliederzahl wuchs stetig. Das ursprünglich nur mietweise übernommene Erdgeschoss in No. 79 erwies sich bald als zu klein, besonders auch für die Unterbringung der stattlichen Bibliothek.
Man konnte schon 1883 den Plan fassen, Grundstück und Gebäude No. 79 käuflich zu erwerben. In den Akten des Deutschen Konsulats bzw. des Amtsgerichts Kobe findet sich darüber folgende Notiz: " Das Grundstück No. 79, Kyo Machi, foreign settlement, Kobe, wurde am 8. Mai 1883 durch den „Club Concordia " käuflich erworben. Bisheriger Eigentümer war der Holländer W. C. Bonger." Eine Preisangabe fehlt leider.

Ehrenmitglieder - Honorary Members
- Prinz Heinrich von Preussen 1900
- Graf Waldersee 1901
- F. Scheidt, anlässlich seines 75. Geburtstages 1908
- I. A. Ailion, Mitgründer des Clubs 1912
- C. Wilckens, wegen seiner Verdienste als langjähriger Präsident, anlässlich seines 60 jährigen Geburtstages 1927
- Dr. W. Solf, gelegentlich seines Abschiedes von Japan nach achtjähriger Tätigkeit als Botschafter des Deutschen Reiches 1928
- H. Kurose, Oberbürgermeister von Kobe 1928
- Dr. A. Voretzsch, Deutscher Botschafter, Tokio 1929
- M. Takahashi, Gouverneur des Hyogo-ken 1929


Kobe 1879 -
FABER, H.

KNOBLOCH, Alexander von

OESTMANN, Anton

PETERSEN, Georg

PLATE, Ferdinand

PORS, Martin

REIMERS, Ernst Adolph Franz
REIMERS; Otto

ROEPER, George


SCHEIDT, Johann Friedrich

SCHLUETER, Franz H.

SCHOENING, H.




Präsidenten:
1879/81 - Chas. Braess
1882/90 - A. Evers
1891 - J. Winckler
1892/93 - W. Posch
1894/96 - H. Geslien

1909 - ROEPER, George

1897/98 - OESTMANN, Anton
1899/1903 - DELACAMP, Charles Lange
1904 - F. Danckwerts
1905/06 - F. Luedecke
1907/08 - G. Petersen
1909 - G. Roeper
1910/11 C. Refardt
1912/19 - C. Wilckens
1920/22 - E. Behr
1923/24 - C. Wilckens
1925 - C. Wilckens / E. Behr
1926/27 - E. Behr
1928/29 - Dr. H. Dannehl