Curteis (Pomfret) & Company Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Curteis (Pomfret) & Company relating to the operation of the bank and its amalgamation with Lloyds, including balance sheets, customers’ incidental records and agreement for sale of business.

Administrative / Biographical History

This private bank was established in Rye in 1790 as E. J. Curteis, W. Curteis, Woollet & Dawes. In 1866 it was renamed R. Curteis, Pomfret & Co. and was also known as the Rye Bank. The first branch was opened at Tenterden, Kent, in 1832. Lloyds acquired the business in 1893.

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.

Geographical Names