Bank of Credit

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains details concerning the bank's constitution and rates, c1683.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bank of Credit was founded by Dr. Hugh Chamberlen c. 1683, undertaking various changes of form until being recognised in 1695 alongside other Land Banks as 'The Bank of Credit and Land Rents'.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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