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London & Middlesex Bank

Image: cheque issued by London branch of London & Middlesex Bank Ltd, 1862 © RBS 2018


London & Middlesex Bank (1862-3), established in the City of London, was a past constituent of NatWest.


Brief history

This joint stock bank was established in Finch Lane, London, in 1862, with a paid up capital of £75,000. It acquired deposits and staff from Unity Joint Stock Mutual Banking Association which was wound up in 1862. By 1863 the bank had two West End branches and a Woolwich branch. In that year was acquired by London & Westminster Bank.


Published histories

  • TE Gregory, The Westminster Bank through a Century (London: Oxford University Press, 1936)


Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of London & Middlesex Bank have the reference code LMB.

  • cheque 1862
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