Records of Ledgard & Sons relating to its establishment, operation and takeover by Wilts & Dorset Banking Company, including terms of proposed partnership, valuation of property of the bank, and statement of accounts at time of takeover.
Ledgard & Sons records
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Administrative / Biographical History
The private bank of Ledgard & Company was formed in 1821 in Ringwood and was also known as the Ringwood & Poole Bank or the Town & County of Poole Bank; it was closely associated with Geo. Welch Ledgard & Sons (est. 1821) of Poole. The business failed in 1861 and was acquired by the Wilts & Dorset Banking Company (est. 1835) in the same year.
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