Corporate entry: R. C. Symes & Co.


R. C. Symes was a major planter in the Protectorate and President of the revitalised BSIP Planters' Association in 1950. In 1955, R. C. Symes & Co. acquired all of W. R. Carpenter and Company's interests in the Solomon Islands, including copra and cocoa plantations and storage installations at Tulagi. (PIM Apr. 1950, Mar. 1952; NS 1 July 1955, 12 July 1955)

Published resources


  • Pacific Islands Monthly. Details
  • British Solomon Islands Protectorate (ed.), British Solomon Islands Protectorate News Sheet (NS), 1955-1975. Details