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Cook, C. H., 372.

Cook, Henry (Bell, Woodall & Co.), 196, 197.

Cook, William, 394.

Cooke, John and Thomas, & Co., 231 ; suspension
of payments, 231 ; failed 231.

Cooke, Robinson, & Co., Sunderland, 68, 230,
suspension of payments, 70, 231 ; appointment
of Committee to enquire into, 231 ; Report of Com-
mittee, 231 ; resumption of cash payments, 231 ;
firm changed, 231 ; failure of, 78, 231 ; creditors
of, presented with a sum of money, 232.

Cooke & Co., formation of a committee to present
Mr. Rowland Burdon with his estates, 400.

Cooke, Charles H., trustee of the Union Bank,
325.

Cooke, John, 230, 232 ; became bankrupt, 231 ;
particulars of bankruptcy of, 232.

Cooke, Nicholas, 418.

Cooke, Thomas (Cooke, Robinson, & Co.), 230.

Cookson & Co., founders, 189.

Cookson, Isaac, Old Bank, ]74, 189 ; married Mi=s
Wilkinson, 189; Sheriff of Newcastle, 189;
died, 189; president Newcastle Chamber of
Commerce, 100, 202, 203.

Cookson, Isaac, jun., formation of the Newcastle
Savings' Bank, 366.

Cookson, John, Old Bank, 174, 177, 188 ; retirement
of, 181 ; forgery of bank notes, 187 ; death, 189.

Cookson, J., jun., Chamber of Commerce, 202.

Cookson, T., Newcastle Chamber of Commerce,
98, 202.

Cookson, William, Penrith, 188.

Cookson, William Isaac, 262.

Cooper, C, D.D., support of Durham Bank, 308.

Cooper, Alderman D. W., formation of the York
Union Banking Co., 410, 411.

Cooper, William, Manfield, 136.



Copper Coinage, origin of, 17 ; state of the, 37 ;
circulation of base, 37.

Copper Farthings, issue of, 17.

Coppin, Edmund, 418.

Coppin, John, 419.

Cordwaiuer's strong box, 22.

Cornforth, William, guarantee fund, 275.

Cotterell, Thomas, dir., Bank of Hindustan, 299.

Coulson & Cruddas, guarantee notes, 418.

Coulson, Wm., panic in Newcastle, 29.

Coulter, Shaftoe Robert, panic in Newcastle, 49.

Counsellor, Richard (Messrs. Backhouse & Co.), 75 ;
scarcity of silver, 143,

Counterfeits, circulation of, 19 ; halfpennys, 37 :
halfpence, notices inserted in newspapers against,
38 ; halfpennies, hand-bills issued against, 38,
41 ; money, orders to seize all, 38.

Counterfeitors, oiler of reward of £20 for, 39.

Counterfeit coinage, meeting of Newcastle mer-
chants and traders against, 41 ; enterprise of
tradesmen, 42 ; abatement of, 43.

Country bank notes, forgery of, 88.

Country bankers, 5 ; formation of a committee of,
96 ; association of, reconstituted, 120 ; appoint-
ment of a standing committee, 97 ; permanent
association of, 109 ; who issue their own notes,
account of, 217.

Country butchers protest against counterfeit
money, 40. ,

"Country Clearing," promotion of extension of
Newcastle clearing to, 213.

Coutts & Co., 178.

Coutts, James, 175, 177.

Coutts, John, 10 ; payment of the troops at New-
castle, 20 ; portrait of, 176.

" Cowell V. the Gov. of the Bank of England," 211.

Cowey, Alex., 419.

Cowey, John, 419.

Cowing, Joseph, scarcity of gold in N/c, 245, 246.

Coxon, John, guarantee fund, 275.

Craig, John, 418.

Cram, Geo. Wm., sol., N/c, Commercial Bank, 316.

Cram, J., 418.

Cram, Mr., sale of estates, 169.

Cramlington, W. & H., panic in Newcastle, 49.

Cramlington, H., forgery on Durham Bank, 355.

Cramlington, Wm., panic in Newcastle, 49.

Craster, Edmund, Preston, 158.

Craster, Shafto, Craster, 158.

Crawford & Russell, guarantee notes, 418.

Crawford, Robert Wigram, M.P., 212.

Crawhall, Thomas, tontine scheme, 391.

Crighton, Alex., Prov. Com. of the Union Bank, 320.

Croft, Henry, dir., " York City & County," 409.

Crompton, Mortimer, & Co., York, 136.

Crosier, J., Newcastle Chamber of Commerce, 202.

Crosier, William, guarantee fund, 275.

" Crossing " of Cheques, bill to legalise, 116.

Grossman, Rbt., trustee of Blake, Reeds, & Co., 170.

Croudace, T., support of Durham Bank, 308.

Crowe, George, Registrar, North Riding of York,
352 ; died, 352.

Crowe, Mr., 290.

" Crowley's Crew," 366.

Crozier & Co., formation of a guarantee fund, 275.

Cruddas, George, guarantee of notes, 418.



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Cruickshank, George, caricature note by, 84.

Cumberland, Duke of, visit to Newcastle, 397.

Cummins, George, 288.

Currie, Lefevre, James, and Yallowby, 361.

Curries & Co., London, 129, 361.

Curries, Raikes, & Co., 129,361 ; amalgamation with

Messrs. Glyn, Mills, & Co., 361.
Currie, John, Prov. Dir., Industrial Bank, 295.
Curry, Robert, support of Durham Bank, 308.
Curry, Thomas, 418.
Curtis & Co., 219 ; London, 228; Agents for Bower

& Co., 199 ; Agents for J. & J. Frankland, 273.
Cutforth, Timothy, Sub-Agent Newcastle Branch

Bank of England, 204 ; death of, 205 ; Director

of the Newcastle Savings' Bank, 367, 368.
Cuthbert, Wm., panic in Newcastle, 29 ; (Baker,

Shafto, Ormston, & Co.), 155, 158, 159 ; attorney-

at-law, 159 ; tragic end of, 160.

Dale & Co., South Shields, founded, 233 J
photo, of partners of, 234 ; South Shields, 282.

Dale, Miller, & Co., South Shields, 117; 233.

Dale, Young, & Co., South Shields, 120, 233, 235 ;
open a branch at Jarrovv, 233 ; balance sheet of,
235 ; amalgamation with North-Eastern Bank-
ing Co., 235, 330 ; circular re amalgamation, 235.

Dale, Young, Nelson, & Co., South Shields, 233 ;
removal of head office to Newcastle, 233.

Dale, Brodrick. 233, photo of, 234, 235.

Dale, Chas. W. M., 233, photo of, 234, 235.

Dale, Edward, formation of Joint Stock Bank,
Darlington, 237.

Dale, Henry, guarantee of notes, 419,

Dale, John, North Shields, 236, guar, of notes, 419.

Dale, John B. (Hawks, Grey, Priestman, & Co.),
117, 281, 282 ; (Dale & Co.) 233, 234, 235 ; Dis-
trict Bank, 233; (Dale, Young, & Co.), 233;
(Dale, Young, Nelson, & Co.), 233; member of
the Ass. of Country Bankers, 236 ; died, 236.

Dale, John Henry (Dale & Co.), agent Jarrow
branch, 233, 234 ; death of, 235.

Dale, Mr., arrangements respecting creditors of
Northumberland Bank, 169.

Dale, Shallet, panic in Newcastle, 49.

Dand, M. H., presentation to Mr. E. A. Storer, 134.

Dangers of Bankers, illustration of, 27.

Dangers of travelling, 45.

Daniell, Hurst, secretary (pro tern.) North-Eastern
Banking Co., Limited, 329.

Danish and Norse Kings, silver pennies of, 12.

Darlington, first town in North of England to form
a bank under the Joint Stock Act, 236 ; formation
of Joint Stock Bank, 237.

Darlington five-guinea notes, 138.

Darlington District Banking Co., 102 ; note issue
allowed, 112.

Darlington District Banking Co., Darlington,
236, 344; formed, 237; announcements, re-
formation of, 236 ; further announcement by
proprietors of, 237 ; prospectus of, 237 ; formation
of a committee, 237 ; appointment of officials,
238 ; opening of branches, 238 ; run upon bank,
238 ; prosecution of the district manager, 238 ;
negotiations opened with the York City and
County Bank for purchasing the, 120, 238;
winding up of, 239.



Darlington, Lord, attempts to break Messrs.
Backhouse's bank, 148.

Darnell, William., panic in Newcastle, 29, 49,
50, 51 ; support of Durham Bank, 308.

Darnell, W. H., formation of Northern Counties'
Bank, Newcastle, 326, 327 ; retirement of, 328.

Davenport, Ann, 419.

Davidson, Jane, 419.

Davidson, John, Clerk of the Peace, 49.

Davidson, Peter, manager London and Northern
Bank, Newcastle, 301 ; manager of the New-
castle Commercial Bank, 316.

Davidson, Robert, 275; North Riding election, 352.

Davidson, Thos., 49 ; Newcastle Savings' Bank, 366.

Davies, Wm. C, forgeries on Bank ot England, 80.

Davies, James J., panic in Newcastle, 49.

Davison, Bradbury, Hardwicke, & Carr, 299.

Davison, Sir A., killed at the siege of Newcastle, 253.

Davison, John, guarantee fund, 275.

Davison, Jos., killed at the siege of Newcastle, 253.

Davison, Robert, formation of the Driffield Branch
York Union Banking Co., 411.

Davison, Thomas, son of Sir A. Davison, 254 ;
married Eliz., daughter of Wm. Lambton, 254.

Davison, W., 418.

Davison-Bland & Co., Newcastle, founded, 34, 53
71, 104, 128, 129, 189, 239, 296, 305, 307, 362
statement of note issue, deposits, &c., 56
early method of " clearing," 117 ; procure
tickets for lotteries, 128 ; selection of London
agents of, 243 ; selection of bank note of, 240 ;
appointment of clerk, 240 ; meeting of partners
of, 240; issue of "cards" to banks in New-
castle, &c., 241 ; London advisors approve
of cards being sent to Newcastle banks, 241 ;
conveyance of specie from London, 241 ,
opening of, 242 ; invest in lottery tickets, 242 ;
attempt by existing banks in Newcastle to rush,
242, 243 ; list of names of the agents and their
remuneration of, 243 ; collector of customs de-
clines to accept notes of, 243 ; conveyance of
treasure, 245 ; practice of " Xmas money," 245 ;
change in partnership of, 245 ; large demands
for gold made upon, 245 ; scarcity of gold in
Newcastle, 245 ; disturbances at Shields, &c., on
account of press-gang, 246 ; removal of notes
from Shields, &c., 246 ; panic in Newcastle, 247 ;
serious state of affairs, 247 ; difficulty of procur-
ing gold, 247 ; meetings of merchants held in
support of the banks, 247 ; suspension of pay-
ments, 247 ; re-opening of Newcastle banks,
248 ; scarcity of gold, 248 ; pedigree showing
the connection between the early partners in, 255.

Davison-Bland Thomas 239, 240, 241, 242,243, 253
retirement of, 239, 245 ; autograph of, 244
married daughter of Godfrey Meynell, Esq., 254
died, 254.

Dawson, Edward, Northallerton, 136.

Dawson, Edward (Masters & Co., London), 240.

Dawson, John, guarantee of notes, 419.

Dees, Robert, Newcastle, 204, 207.

Delaval, Lord, support of Newcastle banks, 53.

Denham, Thomas, first bank note of Messrs,
Forster, Burrell, & Co., 266.

X^6Qisoii ]\X6ssrs. 197.

Denison, C. B. (Bower & Co.), 199, 200 ; died, 200,



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Denison, E., 221.

Denison, E. B., 221.

Denison, W. B. (Bower, Dewsbury, & Co.), 199,

200 ; changed to William Beckett, 200 ; died, 200.
Depositions from the Castle of York, instances of

clipping from the, 123.
Deposits at interest (Bank of Scotland), 7.
Deposit Banks, Bagehot, 55 ; originated from

banks of issue, 55, 58.
Derwent and Consett Iron Co., 346.
Devonshire, Duke of, opening of the Leeds Branch

of the Yorkshire Penny Bank, 418.
Dewsbury — (Bower, Dewsbury, & Co.), 199.
Dick, Robert, affairs of Surtees, Burdon, & Co.,

390 ; Tontine scheme, 391.
Dickinson, Jos. jun., Agent Alston Branch Union

Bank, 321.
Dickinson, Robert, Agent Jarrow Branch Dale,

Young, & Co., 233.
Dickson, Patrick, tontine scheme, 891.
Dickson, Wm., Alnwick and County Bank, 133 ;

sketch of life of, 133 ; death of, 133.
D'Iffanger, Thomas, Director of the London and

Northern Bank, 299, 300.
Difficulties of Postage, 25 ; of obtaining specie, 48,

55, 145 ; of procuring change, 75.
Dighton, William, formation of Joint Stock Bank,

Darlington, 237.
Dinsdale, Robert M., formation of Joint Stock

Bank, Darlington, 237.
District Bank, The, 110, 335, 336 ; amalgamation

with Messrs. Ridley, Bigge & Co., 337, 338.
Dixon & Straker, panic in Newcastle, 49.
Dixon, E., 419.
Dixon, Mr. Sheffield, formation of the Yorkshire

District Bank, 416.
Dixon, Robert, guarantee of notes, 419.
Dobinson, Thomas, guarantee of notes, 418.
Dobson, Christopher, guarantee fund, 275.
Dobson, J. T., Sheriff of Hull, 299, 300.
Dobson, Mr., architect of N/c. Savings' Bank, 369.
Dollars and Tokens in North of England, 75.
Donnison, W. S., support of Durham Bank, 308.
Dormond, Maria, guarantee of notes, 419.
Dorriens, Mello, ^lartin, & Harrison, 353.
Dorrien, H. J., Newcastle Branch Bank of England,

205 ; appointed agent, Swansea Branch Bank of

England, 207 ; died at Portsmouth, 207.
Doubleday & Easterby, panic in Newcastle, 49.
Doubleday, T., N/c. Chamber of Commerce, 98.
Douglas, — " Hist, of the Baptist Churches," 104.
Douglas, Hy., Sadberge, 141.

Douglass, Williajn, prov. dir. Industrial Bank, 295.
Douglas, Wm., auditor of the Union Bank, 325.
Dove, Chr., Darlington, 136.
Dowker, John, Salton, 198.

Down & Co., agents of Bell, Woodall, & Co., 197.
Downie, C, 419.

Dresser, Joseph, & Co., Thirsk, 87, 263 ', trans-
ferred to Yorkshire District Banking Co., 263, 417.
Dresser, Henry, manager of Dresser & Co., Thirsk,

263 ; appointed manager of Yorkshire Banking

Co., Leeds, 263, 414 ; appointed manager of the

District Banking Co., 417.
Dresser, Joseph (Dresser & Co.), Thirsk, 263.
Drury Edward, 419.



Dryden, John, suspension of the Union Bank, 323 ;
winding up of the Union Bank, 325 ; Woods,
& Co., 406 ; retired, 407 ; photograph of, 408.

Dryden, Thos. Prov. Com. of the Union Bank, 320.

Duff, James Gordon, dir. Nat. Prov. Bank, 314.

Duke, J. H., secretary of the London and Northern
Bank, Limited, Newcastle, 299, 300.

Duncan, Rev. H. R., Savings' Bank of 1810, 366.

Duncan, Jas., cobbler, Scale-de-Cross Bank, 44.

Duncan, Thomas, Alnwick agent, London and
Northern Bank, 301.

Duncombe, G. A. (Bower, & Co.), 199, 200.

Dundee Branch Bank of Scotland, 7.

Dunlop, Houston, & Co., 9.

Dunn, Arch., counterfeit coinage, 40.

Dunn, Benjamin, Durham, 57, 136 ; 263 ', 264 ;
autograph of, 264 ; Alderman for the City of
Durham, 264 ; early method of " clearing," 117.

Dunn, Henry, Lovesome Hill, 141, 419.

Dunn, Mr., Durham, makes demands upon Davi-
son-Bland for large quantities of gold, 245.

Durham & Darlington Bank, the, 311.

Durham Bank, 307, 308, 309 311, 354; copy of a
circular issued during panic, in support of the,
308 ; appointment of committee, 308 ; report of,
309 ; resumption of business, 309 ; support of, 310;
dissolution of partnership, 310 ; forgery upon, 354.

Durham Bankers, scarcity of gold, 145.

Durham Mint, 14.

Durham, Lord, 245.

Durham, the Lord Bishop of, 310; form, of com.
to present Mr. Burdon with his estates, 400.

Durham, Makin, auditor of the Yorkshire Bank-
ing Co., 414.

Duyenes, Mr., 289.

Dymoke, Sir Charles, 307.

Dymoke, Henry, Scrivelsby, 307.

Eadie, Robert, & Co., Newcastle, 403.

" East Riding Bank," 199.

Easterby, Hall, & Co., debt of, considered cause of
failure of Mowbray & Co., 357.

Easterby, Anthony, 42, 52 ; Chamber of Com., 98, 202.

Easthorpe, Mr. John, 96.

Ebrington, Lord, Committee of Secrecy, Bank of
England Charter, 109.

Eddowes, Jas., Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320.

Eden & Co., Old Bank, 245.

Eden, Sir Frederick N., Bart., 256.

Eden, John, Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320, 322.

Eden, Sir John, Old Bank, 136, 174, 180, 188 ;
support of Newcastle banks, 53 ; Stockton and
Darlington Canal, 230 ; support of the Durham
Bank, 308.

Eden, William, guarantee fund, 275.

Edinburgh, early banking, 1.

Edwards, James, Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320.

Edwards, Matthew, general manager of the York-
shire District Bank, 416.

Edye, Ernest, West of England Bank, 213 ; Oriental
Banking Corporation, 213 ; Standard Bank of
South Africa, 213 ; deputy-inspector of the
London and Brazilian Bank, 213 ; sub-agent
Newcastle Branch Bank of England, 213 ; pro-
moted agent of the Leeds Branch, 213 ; ap-
pointed chief auditor of the Bk. of England, 213.



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Eeles, T., adoption of paper money, 76.

Eggbehrt, Styca of, 13.

Eggfrith, Styca of, 12.

Eggleston, James, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Eggleston, John, guarantee fund, 275.

Elder, James, Alnwick, agent for Messrs. Davison-
Bland, & Co., Newcastle, 243.

Elder, Jos., Prov. Com. of the Union Bank, 320, 419.

Eldon, Lord, 271, 394, 397, 398 ; the Story of the
Snails, 260.

Ellerby & Ranson, guarantee fund, 275.

EUerby, Thos., guarantee fund, 275.

Elliott, John Fogg, liquidator District Bank, 343.

Ellis, — (Hutton, Other, & Co.), 291, 292.

Ellison, A., & Son., 419.

Ellison & Temple, 419.

Ellison, Commissioner, Cooke's bankruptcy, 232.

Ellison, Cuthbert, formation of the Newcastle
Savings' Bank, 366 ; trustee of the Sunderland
Bridge Lottery, 392, 393.

Ellison, Henry, panic in Newcastle, 29.

Ellison, Robert, jun., depositor at Old Bank, 178.

Elsdon, W. Brewis, solicitor of the Industrial
Bank, Limited, 295.

Elsley, C. H., North Riding Election, 352.

Elstob, Luke, Stockton, 136, 138 ; acting as agent
for Messrs. Backhouse & Co. at Stockton, 264.

Elton & Co., London agents for Simpson, Chap-
man, & Co., 376.

Embleton, John, counterfeit coinage, 40 ; (Surtees,
Burdon, & Co.), 385, 387, 394 ; bankruptcy of,
71, 390, 391 ; debts proved against the estate
of, 303.

Embleton, Robert, guarantee fund, 275.

Embleton, Thomas, counterfeit coinage, 40 ; 419.

Emm, Wm., Bishop Auckland, 136, 138, 308.

Emmerson, Benjamin, panic in Newcastle, 29.

England, Bank of, 3 ; coinage of silver tokens, 19.

English Coinage, first, 11.

English Joint Stock Banks, issue of notes allowed
by the Acts, 112.

English Private Banks, issue of notes allowed by
the Acts, 112.

Errington & Ward, panic in Newcastle, 49.

Errington, John, panic in Newcastle, 49.

Equivalent Fund, 7.

Erskine, Henry A., sub-agent, N/c. Branch Bank
of England, 213 ; removed to Manchester, 213.

Esdaile & Co., amalgamation with Smith, Wright,
& Gray, London, 349.

Ettrick, William, affairs of Cooke & Co., 231.

Evans, Sir John, 266.

Everett & Co., agents for Mowbray & Co., 311.

Exchange Bank, The Newcastle, 27, 57, 385;
notes of, guaranteed, 385 ; removal of the, to
Mosley Street, 386 ; notes of, again supported,
386 ; debts proved against the, 393, 394 ; debts
paid, 394.

Exchange of light guineas, &c., for good, 31.

Exchangers appointed, 31.

Exchange of new silver coin for old standard
coin, 75.

Exchequer bills, 26.

Existing banks, first difficulties of, 28.

Fabbe, E. B. (Bower, Dewsbury, & Co.), 199, 200.



Paber, Thos. Henry, Auckland Castle, 75.

Fairless, Caleb, agent for Davison-Bland & Co., 243.

Pairless, Matthew, guarantee fund, 275.

Fairley, P. B., 211, 212 ; appointed agent of New-
castle Branch Bank of England, 212; transferred
to Law Courts Branch, 213 ; promotion of
extension of Newcastle Clearing to " Country
Clearing," 213 ; commencement of the one
o'clock closing, 213.

Fairs, Joseph, liquidator District Bank, 343.

Palls, Chas. and Robert, Dunbar, 179.

Farrer, Oliver, director of the Nat. Prov. Bank, 314.

Pawcett, Chris., panic in Newcastle, 29.

Pawcett, Christopher, Recorder of Newcastle, 352,

Pawcett, John, Durham, 256.

Peatherston, John and Thos., panic in N/c, 49.

Featherstonhaugh, M., support of Durham Bk., 308.

Fenton, Scott, Nicholson, & Smith, Thirsk, 46,
265 I suspended payment in panic, 266.

Fenton, — (Fenton, Scott, & Co.), Thirsk, 265.

Fenwick, C, & Co., guarantee of notes, 419.

Fenwick, Messrs. C. & P., 95, 313,

Fenwick, George, counterfeit coinage, 40.

Fenwick, George, Associate of English Country
Bankers, 120; (Davison-Bland & Co.), 239, 244,
245, 261 ; retired, 239 ; photo of, 261.

Fenwick, Geo. Anthony 239 ; photo of, 252.

Fenwick, George John 239 ; photo of, 252.

Fenwick, Gerard, 239 ; photo of, 252.

Fenwick, Hugh 239 ; retired, 239 ; photo of 261.

Fenwick, John, counterfeit coinage, 40 , sale of
estates of Messrs. Blake, Reeds, & Co., 169 ;
Prov. Com. of the Union Bank, 320 ; 418.

Fenwick, J. R., Durham, 158, 308, 309.

Fenwick, Mr., Lambton & Co., 212.

Fenwick, Mark, 239 ; photo of, 252.

Fenwick, N., 419.

Fenwick, Richard, Prov. Com. of the Union Bank,
320.

Fenwick, Thomas, liquidation of Blake, Reeds,
& Co., 168.

Fenwick, Thomas (Davison-Bland & Co.), 239, 244,
248 ; retired, 239 ; photo of, 261.

Fenwick, Thomas, Morpeth, agent for Messrs.
Davison-Bland & Co., Newcastle, 243.

Fenwick, Thos., Prov. Com. of the Union Bank, 320.

Ferry, William, guarantee fund, 275.

Pidler, Jos., guarantee of notes, 419.

Fielding, G., North Riding Election, 382.

Fifty Pound Notes, &c., tax on, 34.

Pinch, George, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Finlay, James, 372.

Fish, Mr., Bank of England, 83.

Fish V. Ranson, trial of, 83.

Pishburn, T., agent for Davison-Bland & Co., 283.

Fisher, Isaac, manager of Swaledale Bank, 401,
402.

Fishwick, Rd., dis. of partnership, Tyne Iron Co.,
389.

Fithye, Dorothy, guarantee of notes, 419.

Five Pound Notes, tax on, 34.

Fleetwood, Rev., 22 ; sermon against clipping, 125.

Fletcher, Stubbs, Dew, & Stott, Northallerton,
87, 266.

Fletcher, James, appointed Actuary to the New-
castle Savings' Bank, 372.



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Fletcher, Kobert, anditor N.-E. Banking Co., 329.

Flmtoff, John, Newcastle, 136, 308.

Forbes, Sir William, & Co., Edinburgh, 242 ; scar-
city of gold in Newcastle, 245 ; " Memoirs of a
Banking house," 195.

Fordyce's "History of Durham," extract from, 232.

Fordyce, Mr., applications for shares of the New-
castle Commercial Bank, 316.

Fordyce, E., Forged Assignats, 61.

Foreign gold, circulation of spurious, 27.

Forgery of Bank Notes, suggestion for prevention
of, 107.

Forgery of notes of Backhouse & Co., description
of forger, 138 ; reward offered for detection of
forger, 138, 139.

Formation of a Canal to Winston, 236.

Forrest, Robt., guarantee of notes, 419.

Forster, Burrell, Kankin, & Co., Newcastle, founded
266, 208; action brought against, by Mr.
Harris, 267, 272 ; suspension of payment, 268 ;
appointment of a committee of investigation,
268 ; discontinued, 248, 268 ; statement of debts
and credits of, 269 ; report of committee, 269.

Forster, Burrell, Rankin, & Harris, 33, 57.

Forster, Rankin, & Atkinson, Newcastle, 270.

Forster, Francis (Forster, Burrell, & Co.), 158,
266, 267, 270 ; member of the Common Council.
270 ; Sheriff of Newcastle, 270 ; Mayor of New-
castle, 270 ; died, 270.

Forster, Geo., form, of the Savings' Bank, 366.

Forster, James, counterfeit coinage, 40.

Forster, James, Carlisle, affairs of SurteesA Co., 390.

Forster, James, particulars of the tontine scheme.

Forster, Jos., counterfeit coinage, 40.

Forster, Joseph (Forster, Burrell, & Co.), 266, 270,
271 ; married daughter of Henry Scott, Esq.,
271 ; Mayor of Newcastle, 271 ; joint receiver of
the Derwentwater estates, 271 ; died, 271 ; 866.

Forster, Matthew, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Forster, R., trustee of Blake & Co., 170 ; 419.

Forster, William, duel between John Steavenson,
and William A. Surtees, 262 ; 419.

Fortune, Thomas, Heighington, 144.

Foster, Jos., Hon., M.A., Oxon. history of Back-
house family, 153.

Foster, M. B., guarantee of notes of, 419.

Foster, Rowland, coinage of '• Hard heddes," 122.

Fothergill, John, form, of Darlington Bank, 238.

France, Joseph, prov. dir. of Industrial Bank, 295.

Francis, " History of the Bank of England," 125.

Frankeleyn, Wm., Chancellor of Durham, 15.

Frankland & Wilkinson, 273, 274 ; Whitby^ note
issue allowed by Act, 112.

Frankland, John & James, Whitby, founded, 77,
273 ', entered into partnership with Sir Wm.
Chaytor,273; trans, to "York City & County," 274.

Frankland, James (Frankland, John & James), 273.

Frankland, John (Chaytor & Co.), 225 ; (Frank-
land, John & James), 273, 274.

Frankland, Sir Thomas, support of N. R. Bank, 351.

Franklin, Messrs., Newcastle, 322.

French Assignats, forgery of, Pitt, 61, 62.

French Invasion, goverment orders, returns of
farmers' stock, &c., 63 ; run on Newcastle banks,
63 ; fear of, 63 ; panic amongst the farmers, 63 ;
Newcastle banks suspend payment, 63.



French troops land in Wales, 63.
Fry & Chapman, London, stopped payment, 222.
Fryer, George, prov. dir. of Industrial Bank, 295.
Frys & Chapman, 129.

Gadsen, James, dir. of Yorkshire Dis. Bank, 416.

Gale & Buden, London, 280.

Galley, John, guarantee fund, 275.

Garforth, Raper, & Co., 136.

Gaskell, Mrs., " Sylvia's Lovers," 365.

Gaskell, Wm., general manager of the Yorkshire

Agricultural Bank, 412, 413.
Gateshead Observer, letter to the editor of the,

regarding the Nat. Prov. Bank of Gateshead, 315.
Geary, John, dir. Loudon and Nor. Bank, 299, 300.
Gibbon, Robert, jun., & Co., panic, 275.
Gibson, Benjamin, panic in Newcastle, 29.
Gibson, George, Ketton, 141.
Gibson, George, Stagshaw, 158 ; Old Bank, 174,

181, 192 ; died, 192.
Gibson, G., 419.

Gibson, George T., solicitor to the Noith of Eng-
land Joint Stock Banking Co., 331.

Gibson, Henry, panic in Newcastle, 29.

Gibson, John, Tyne Iron Co., dissolution of
partnership, 389.

Gibson, J.P., Hexham, 62.

Gibson, Leonard, Richmond, 136, 138.



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