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.
Curteis (Pomfret) & Company Records
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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.
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