Thomas Kinnersly & Sons
Detail from a £1 note of Thomas Kinnersly & Sons, Old Bank, Staffordshire, 1820s © RBS 2016
Thomas Kinnersly & Sons (c.1780-1855), established in Newcastle-under-Lyme, was a past constituent of NatWest.
This private bank was established in about 1780 as T Kinnersly by Thomas Kinnersly, a local iron and coal master. It was also known as Newcastle & Staffordshire Bank and as Old Bank.
The business was called Thomas Kinnersly & Son by 1812 and Thomas Kinnersly & Sons by 1822. It was acquired by National Provincial Bank of England in 1855.
Summary of our archive holdings
Our archival records of Thomas Kinnersly & Sons have the reference code KIN.
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- banker’s draft 1794
- account ledger re London agent 1799-1805
- banknote 1820s
- cheque form 1840s
- amalgamation circular 1855
Summary of archive holdings elsewhere
Staffordshire Record Office: Amalgamation papers 1855 (Ref: D593/T/1/14).