T & R Strange & Company Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of T & R Strange & Company relating to the sale of the business to the County of Gloucester Banking Company, including agreements and related correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was formed in 1807 as Strange, Garrett, Strange & Cook and was otherwise known as the Swindon Bank. James Strange, a draper and mercer as well as a banker, died in 1826, and his elder brother Thomas, a coal factor and salt merchant, acquired his banking business. Shortly afterwards the bank was renamed T & R Strange & Company. A second branch was opened at Highworth when the bank was restyled the Swindon & Highworth Bank. The bank was acquired by the County of Gloucester Banking Company (est. 1836) in 1842.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is by appointment only, and at the discretion of the Archivist. Please e-mail archives@lloydsbanking.com for further information.

Other Finding Aids

Item level catalogue available - please e-mail archives@lloydsbanking.com for further details.

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