Harris, Bulteel & Company records

Scope and Content

Records of Harris, Bulteel & Company, relating to its operation and amalgamation with Lloyds Bank, including signature book, staff salary receipts, statement of assets and liabilities, amalgamation agreements, schedules of customers at time of takeover, and press cuttings on the failure of the bank and conspiracy to defraud its customers.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was established in Plymouth, in 1774. It was also known as The Naval Bank. It had branches in Dartmouth, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Ivybridge, Modbury, Paignton, Saltash, Stonhouse, Mutley, Devonport, Kingsbridge, Yealmpton and South Brent.

Access Information

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