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By John Orbell

This considerably increased new version of the advisor to the historic files of British Banking comprises info of over seven hundred archive collections held in neighborhood checklist places of work, collage and native libraries and naturally, banks. Wider insurance is given to the documents of significant family banks, British-owned in a foreign country banks, service provider banks and homes. There also are extra listings of files of lengthy defunct banks. prepared alphabetically via identify, the entries for every financial institution include regularly: · a quick heritage of the financial institution to give an explanation for quite a few identify adjustments. · info as to the place the bank's files are held. · info of what the files include. The entries are set in context by way of introductory chapters masking the ancient constitution and serve as of British banking and the aim, structure and study price of the manager sequence of old files ordinarily present in financial institution data. financial institution documents problem not only banks however the different actions that they financed. as well as its contribution to the learn of banking background, this enormous reference paintings allows a much broader wisdom and figuring out of the background of British finance.

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