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J, J & G Alcock & Co

Detail from a £5 note of J, J & G Alcock, 1850s © RBS 2018

Image: detail from a £5 note of J, J & G Alcock, 1850s © RBS 2018


J, J & G Alcock & Co (1830-1865), established in Burslem, was a past constituent of NatWest.


Brief history

This private bank was established as S & J Alcock & Co in 1830 by S Alcock and Joseph Alcock, solicitor. It was known as J, J & G Alcock by 1846 and also known as Burslem Commercial Bank. The bank was acquired by Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co in 1865.


Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of J, J & G Alcock & Co have the reference code ALC.

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  • banknote c.1850s
  • customer account passbook 1856-61
  • letter from Bank of England 1865
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