Haydon, Smallpiece & Company records

Scope and Content

Records of Haydon, Smallpiece & Company relating to its operation and acquisition by Capital & Counties Bank in 1883, including customers’ incidental papers, bank premises records, amalgamation agreements and balance sheets.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was established in 1765 by William Haydon, a draper, in Guildford. It was styled Messrs Haydons until about 1860 when William Haydon Smallpiece became a partner. In 1883, when it held customer balances of about £140,000, it was acquired by Capital & Counties Bank (est. 1877).

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