Grant & Burbey Records

Scope and Content

Records of Grant & Burbey, including a facsimile of the notice of opening of the bank (1887) and a general ledger (1797-1801).

Administrative / Biographical History

Grant & Burbey opened for business in Portsmouth on 25th October 1787 at 46 High Street. The partnership split in 1818 when Grant took over Godwin's Bank. It was restyled Grant, Gilman & Long. In 1888, it amalgamated with Maddison, Atherley & Co. of Southampton to become Grant & Maddison's Union Banking Company.The other half of the partnership went on to become Burbey, Loe & Co., and failed in 1841.

Access Information

Access is by appointment only, and at the discretion of the Archivist. An 'Application for Access' form must be completed by researchers prior to their visit. Please e-mail Lloyds Banking Group Archives ( for further details and a copy of the form.

Other Finding Aids

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