British Banking: A Guide to Historical Records (Studies in by John Orbell

By John Orbell

This considerably extended re-creation of the consultant to the old documents of British Banking comprises information of over seven-hundred archive collections held in neighborhood list places of work, college and native libraries and naturally, banks. Wider assurance is given to the files of significant family banks, British-owned abroad banks, service provider banks and homes. There also are extra listings of files of lengthy defunct banks. prepared alphabetically via identify, the entries for every financial institution include generally: · a quick historical past of the financial institution to provide an explanation for quite a few identify alterations. · info as to the place the bank's documents are held. · info of what the files include. The entries are set in context via introductory chapters overlaying the ancient constitution and serve as of British banking and the aim, layout and learn worth of the executive sequence of historic files typically present in financial institution data. financial institution files drawback not only banks however the assorted actions that they financed. as well as its contribution to the learn of banking historical past, this huge reference paintings allows a much wider wisdom and knowing of the background of British finance.

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