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Rottons & Scholefields

Cheque of Messrs Rottons & Scholefields, 11 July 1834 © RBS 2018

Image: cheque of Messrs Rottons & Scholefields, 11 July 1834 © RBS 2018

 

Rottons & Scholefields (1806-34), established in Birmingham, was a past constituent of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

 

Brief history

This private bank was established in 1806 as Hackett, Freer, Rotton & Co. By 1833 it was known as Rottons & Scholefields. It was acquired by National Provincial Bank of England of London in 1834.

Detailed list of name changes

  • Hackett, Freer, Rotton & Co from 1806
  • Freer, Rotton, Lloyds, Onions & Co in 1808
  • Freer, Rotton, Lloyds & Co 1818-24
  • Rottons, Smith & Co 1827
  • Rottons, Scholefield & Smith in 1831
  • Rottons & Scholefields by 1833

 

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Rottons & Scholefields have the reference code ROT.

  • correspondence 1834
  • cheque and cheque forms 1830s
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