Wheeler, Charles Collection
Charles W. Wheeler (1879-1974) worked for British American Tobacco Company and spent a little over 18 months working in Shanghai, arriving from Dairen on 14 June 1910. Wheeler may have been involved in setting up the British Cigarette Co Ltd factory in Shanghai. He was a volunteer with the Shanghai Fire Brigade. He returned to Britain due to ill health, leaving Shanghai by ship on 2nd January 1912. The collection includes postcards sent to (and from) Charles Wheeler's family in Bristol. Only a selection from this collection is currently online - more to come. HPC ref: Wr-s.