Hector, Lacy & Co

Hector, Lacy & Co (c.1807-41), established in Petersfield, was a past constituent of NatWest.

Brief history

This private bank was established in about 1807 as Patrick Eyles & Co; it was also known as Petersfield & Hampshire Bank. In 1841, when styled Hector, Lacy & Co, the bank failed and its business was acquired by London & County Banking Co.

Detailed list of name changes

  • Patrick Eyles & Co in c.1807
  • Patrick, Eyles, Hector & Hector by 1812
  • Hector, Lacy & Co from 1821
  • Hector, Bencraft & Hector by 1826
  • Hector & Lacy by 1829
  • Hector, Lacy & Co by 1841

Also known as Petersfield & Hampshire Bank.

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Hector, Lacy & Co have the reference code HEC.

  • partnership agreement 1826