Bank of Stockport

Bank of Stockport (1836-1872) was a past constituent of NatWest.

Brief history

This joint stock bank was established in Stockport in 1836 as Bank of Stockport. It moved into purpose-built premises in 1869, when deposits were £191,453. Bank of Stockport was acquired by Manchester & County Bank in 1872.

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Bank of Stockport have the reference code BST.

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Corporate records

  • deed of settlement 1836
  • directors’ meeting minute books 1836-1868
  • deeds of appointment of trustees 1837, 1846
  • deed of covenant re shareholdings 1849
  • half-yearly shareholder report 1850
  • managers' notebook 1858-1884
  • manager’s commission register 1864-1885
  • list of shareholders eligible for directorships 1865-1872
  • annual general meeting minutes 1869-1871

Financial records

  • balances book 1836-1893
  • bills of exchange 1857-1860, 1866

Customer records

  • customer securities 1853-1874
  • customer account passbook 1861-1892
  • customer account statement 1866-1868
  • credit slips 1871

Staff records

  • declarations of secrecy book 1836-1898
  • employment agreement 1857

Property records

  • tender re construction of new bank 1868