Robert Davies & Co

Robert Davies & Co (1841-60), established in London, was a bank connected with the history of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

Brief history

This private bank was established in Shoreditch, East London, in 1841. It failed in 1860.

London & County Banking Co offered advances to its customers and opened a new branch in Shoreditch shortly after the failure.

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Robert Davies & Co have the reference code DAV.

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  • customer information book 1853-67
  • cheque forms c.1850s
  • circular to customers announcing failure 1860