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Trapp, Halfhead & Co

Trapp, Halfhead & Co (1829-49), established in Bedford, was a past constituent of NatWest.


Brief history

This private bank was established in Bedford in 1829 by Joseph Margetts Pierson, banker, and John Trapp, draper, as Pierson & Trapp. It was called Trapp, Halfhead & Co by 1839 and was also known as Bedford & Bedfordshire Bank. The bank was acquired by London & County Banking Co in 1849.


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