London, Commercial & Cripplegate Bank Ltd

London, Commercial & Cripplegate Bank Ltd (1819-1900) was a past constituent of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

Brief history

This joint stock bank was established in 1819 as Cripplegate Savings Bank. It registered as a joint stock bank with limited liability, Cripplegate Bank Ltd, in 1879, and was renamed London, Commercial & Cripplegate Bank Ltd in 1900. Later in 1900 it was acquired by Union Bank of London Ltd. It was eventually liquidated in 1906.

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of London, Commercial & Cripplegate Bank Ltd have the reference code LCC.

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  • memorandum and articles of association 1879
  • signature book 1884-90
  • cheque forms 1879-1900
  • directors’ meeting minute books 1896-1906