Miles, Miles, Harford, Miles & Miles

Miles, Miles, Harford, Miles & Miles (1752-1877), established in Bristol, was a past constituent of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

Brief history

This private bank was established in 1752 as Goldney, Smith, Miller, Champion, Reed & Vaughan. In 1877, when known as Miles, Miles, Harford, Miles & Miles, it was acquired by Miles, Cave, Baillie & Co of Bristol.

Detailed list of partnership changes

  • Goldney, Smith, Miller, Champion, Reed & Vaughan from 1752
  • Goldney, Smith, Miller, Champion, Reed & Vaughan 1752-66
  • Goldney, Smith, Miller, Reed & Vaughan 1766-7
  • Goldney, Smith, Miller, Reed Vaughan & Vaughan 1767-72
  • Smith, Miller, Reed & Vaughan 1772-81
  • Miller, Reed & Vaughan 1781-5
  • Vaughan, Vaughan, Baker, Smith, Hole & Davis 1785-94
  • Vaughan, Baker & Co 1794
  • Miles, Vaughan, Baker, Miles Baugh & New 1794-8
  • Miles, Vaughan, Miles, Baugh & New 1798-1800
  • Miles, Vaughan, Miles, Baugh & Birch 1800-8
  • Miles, Vaughan, Miles & Baugh 1808-19
  • Miles, Vaughan & Miles 1819-20
  • Miles, Harford, Battersby, Vaughan, Miles & Harford 1820-4
  • Miles, Harford, Battersby, Vaughan, Miles & Bayley 1824-8
  • Miles, Harford, Battersby & Bayley 1828-39
  • Miles, Harford, Battersby, Bayley & Miles 1839-45
  • Miles, Battersby, Bayley & Miles 1845
  • Miles, Battersby & Miles 1845-51
  • Miles & Co 1851-2
  • Miles, Miles, Saville & Miles 1852-4
  • Miles, Miles, Saville, Harford & Miles 1854-73
  • Miles, Miles, Harford & Miles 1873-4
  • Miles, Miles, Harford, Miles & Miles 1874-7

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Miles, Miles, Harford, Miles & Miles have the reference code MMH.

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  • copy articles of partnership 1820
  • cheque forms and cheque book 1835-76

Summary of archive holdings elsewhere