Pomfret & Company Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Pomfret & Company relating to the establishment and operation of the private bank, and its amalgamation with Lloyds Bank, including partnership deeds, notices of a robbery, customer correspondence, and balance sheets at the time of the takeover.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was formed in 1791 as Jemmett, Whitfield & Jemmett. It went through various partnership changes and became Pomfret, Burra & Co. in 1875. It was also known as Ashford Bank. It was acquired by Lloyds in 1902.

Conditions Governing Access

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 (archives@lloydsbanking.com) for further details and a copy of the form.

Other Finding Aids

Item level catalogue available - please e-mail Lloyds Banking Group Archives (archives@lloydsbanking.com) for further details.

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