Hedges, Wells & Company Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Hedges, Wells & Company relating to its amalgamation with Lloyds Bank, including amalgamation agreements.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was founded in 1797 in Wallingford, as Wells, Allnatt, Wells & Wells. It was also known as the Wallingford Bank. In 1858 the business was renamed Hedges, Wells & Co. following partnership changes. It was taken over by Lloyds in 1905.

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.

Geographical Names