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make overtures to, 248 ; reply of, to Tyne Bank,
248 ; scarcity of gold in Newcastle, 248 ; meet-
ings held in support of local banks, 248 ; distri-
bution of notes, 249 ; change in partnership, 249 ;



issue of prospectus proposing to form Joint
Stock Bank, 240, 250, 251 ; autograph of, 251 ;
withdrawal of notes of, from circulation, 110,
252 ; purchase of premises of District Bank,
252 ; celebration of centenary of, 252 ; issue of
annual balance sheet, 253 ; balance sheet, 253 ;
photographs of past partners of, 261 ; reference
to Benjamin Dunn in papers of, 264; formation
of a sub-branch at Gateshead, 314 ; erections of
buildings now occupied by, 116, 338.

Lambton, Bulman, & Co., 64, 248.

Lambton, Williamson, & Co., early method of
" Clearing," 118.

Lambton, H., 53.

Lambton, H., M.P., 266.

Lambton, Henry Ralph (Davison-Bland & Co.),
239 ; celebration of centenary of R. J. Lambton
& Co., 253 : photograph of, 252.

Lambton, Ralph Edward (Davison-Bland & Co.),
239 ; photograph of. 252.

Lambton, Ralph John (Davison-Bland & Co.), 239,
245, 246, 248, 249, 261 ; retired, 239 ; lottery
tickets, 243 ; letter to, re condition of bank, 246 ;
panic in Newcastle, 247, 248 ; photo, of 261.

Lambton, William, Lambton, 254.

Lambton, William Henry (Davison- Bland & Co.),
239 ; retired, 239.

Landell & Chambers, 71, 29.

Landell, Mr. (Landell & Chambers), 71.

Landell, David, 129, 189, 239, 240, 241, 242, 260 ;
(Davison-Bland & Co.) ; retired, 239 ; auto-
graph of, 244 ; death of, 246.

Lane, Son, and Fraser, failure of, 48.

Langhorn, John (Tweed Bank), 162, 310; auto-
graph of, 311.

Langley Paper Mills, paper for forged assignats
made at, 61.

" Larchfield Diary," gold circulation, 116.

Lascelles, The Hon. G. E., director North-Eastern
Banking Co., 329.

Law, Parmery John, director of the Newcastle
Commercial Bank, 317.

Lawson, "History of Banking," 54, 111; state-
ment of Stamp Act, 73.

Lawson, Sir John, Richmond, founded, 46, 57, 58,
296. 297, 362; autograph of, 311, 296, 297;
died, 297 ; announcement of the death of, 298.

Lawson, George, 275.

Lawson, James, 275.

Lawson, John, 275.

Lawton, Samuel, 49, 50, 51.

Laycock, Thomas, director of the York City and
County Banking Co., 409.

Leach, Pollard, & Co., Bradford, 136.

Leatham, Tew, & Co., Pontefract, 284.

Leatham, Capt., York City, Dar. Branch, 239.

Leatham, Henry, 284.

Leatham, Isaac (Hayes, Leatham, & Co.), 284;
purchase of an interest in the Marquis of Salis-
bury's Tinnington estates, 284.

Leatham, John, Pontefract, 136, 137.

Leatham, Wm., on the currency question, 97, 115 ;
Leatham, Tew, & Co., 284.

Lee, Joseph, 275.

Lee, WilUam, 275.

Leefield Colliery, owners of, 275.



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Lefevre & Co., London agents for Eaikes & Curry,
Malton, 361.

Lefevre, Currie, James, & Yallowby, 361.

Legg, James, 419.

Legg, Lewis, support of Durham Bank, 308,

Leicester Branch Bank of England closed, 211.

Leslie, James, 418.

Leslie, A., 418.

Lewes, The Very Rev. John,-M.A., 898.

Lewin, Sir Gregory, trial of Bolam for the Savings'
Bank murder, 371.

Liddell, George, 49.

Liddell, Hon. H. T., M.P., petition re small notes,
98,99.

Liddell, Thomas, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Lightfoot, George D., formation of Dar. Bank, 237.

Light gold and smuggling, 300.

Limited Liability, law of, passed, 116.

Linskill, William, 418.

Lishman, Elizabeth, 418.

Lisle, Ben., 419.

Lisle, Robert, 29, 49.

Lister & Co., Scarboro', 68, 283, 2981 failed,
299.

Lister, Morrison, & Co., Scarboro', 283, 298, 299.

Liverpool, Lord, debate on Mr. Headlam's speech,
115.

Livingstone, Mowat, & Co., 8.

Lloyd, William, failure of Surtees & Co., 388.

Lloyd's Banking Company, Limited, 285.

Local mints established, 13.

Locke, Robert, Newcastle, 194.

Lockwood, George, manager of North of England
Joint Stock Banking Co., 332.

Lodge, John, 288.

Lofthouse, John, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Logan, Alex., manager Scottish Border Bank, 303 ;
agent London & Scottish Bank, Berwick, 303.

Logan, W. H., General Comptroller of Agencies,
303, 304 ; claim for three years' salary, 304.

Loggan, T., N/c, Chamber of Com., 201, 202.

Lombards, The, 2.

London, early banking, 1.

London agents, 5.

London banks, failure of, 48.

Lincoln, Thomas, Secretary of the Tyne Exchange
Banking Co., 403.

London banks, appointment of fresh agents, 48.

London bankers, inability of, to procure coin, 67.

London, Bank of Scotland, Ltd., Newcastle-upon-
Tyne, founded, 117, 303, 328 ; woundup, 304 ;
claim by INIr. Logan for three years' salary, 304.

London and Brazilian Bank, The, 213.

London and County Bank, London, 405.

London and Northern Joint Stock Bank, Limited,
328 ; founded, 117, 299, 300, 301 ; circular re
formation of, 299 ; issue of a second circular,
300 ; opening at Newcastle, 301 ; terms of busi-
ness of, 301 ; opening of a branch at Hexham,
301 ; amalgamation with the Midland Banking
Co., 301, 302 ; attempt to extort money by one
of the shareholders, 301 ; prosecution of the
shareholder, 302 ; extract from an article upon
the prosecution, 302 ; Newcastle Branch aban-
doned, 302.

London and Scottish Bank, The, 303.



London and Westminster Bank, 333 ; refuse the
drafts of the Yorkshire Agricultural Bank, 412.

Longridge and Bushby, agents for Messrs. Davison-
Bland, & Co., 243.

Longridge, Michael, 275.

Longstaff, George, 275.

Loraine, Sir Chas., & Co., N/c, 157, 304.

Loraine, Baker, & Co., 64, 69, 157, 181 ; panic,
77; decline business, 78, 141, 157, 182, 249;
satisfactory state of accounts, 78 ; notes of,
guaranteed, 78, 181 ; payments guaranteed, 158.

Loraine, Sir Chas. (Baker, Shafto, & Co.), 155.

Loraine, Sir Wm. (Baker & Co.), 155, 157, 160.

Losh, James, North Riding Election, 352 ; forma-
tion of Savings' Bank, 366.

Loss sustained on discounted bills, 216.

Lottery handbills. Illustrations of, 127.

Lottery tickets, 25 ; investments in, 242, 243.

Lough, the forger, account of, 186 ; escape of, 187,

Louth, John S., form, of the N.-E. Bkg. Co., 328.

Lowes and Scaling, 275.

Lowes, Francis, 275.

Lowes, Wm., 29.

Lowndes, James, dir. of No. of E. Bkg. Co., 331.

Lowrey, Wm., trustee of Blake, Reeds, & Co., 170.

"Loyal Dale Volunteers," description of the, 293.

Lubbock & Co., London agents for Pease, Dunn, &
Co., 345.

Lubbock, Sir John, collection of bank notes, 77.

Ludlow, Geo., counterfeit coinage, 43.

Lumley, Brown, and Smith, Stockton, 305.

Lumley, Smith, & Co., Stockton, 33, 57, 219, 304,
305 ; bankruptcy of, 77, 173, 232, 305, 379.

Lumley, Wilkinson, & Snowdon, Stockton, 305.

Lumley, Benjamin (Lumley, Smith, & Co.), 136,
137, 304, 305, 306 ; Mayor of Stockton, 305.

Lumley, John Fred. (Lumley, Smith, & Co.), 304.

Lutwidge, Thos., Whitehaven, 189.

Lynn, Joshua, 275.

Lynn, R. N. (Baker, Shafto, & Co.), 155, 156, 157.

Lynn, Robert Newton, Tyne Bank, reply of Messrs.
'Lambton & Co. re proposed amalgamation, 249.

Lyon, James, 419.

Lyon, Thomas, 29.

Mabek, James, executed for coining, 122.
Maberly, John, M.P., circulation of Scottish notes

in England, 101.
Maberly, Colonel, Committee of Secrecy, Bank of

England Charter, 108.
Macdonald, Robt. H., support of Durham Bk., 308.
Mackreth, Mr., failure of District Bank, 343.
Maclellan, Geo., support of Durham Bank, 308.
Macleod, H. D., " Theory and Practice of Bank-
ing, 54.
^Magistrate to the Keeper of Newcastle Gaol, order

of the, 354.
" Maguire's account of the Coronation," 347.
Mail bags, robbery of, 27.
Maire, Henry, Lartington, 298.
Maling, John, Sunderland Bank, 362, 363, 364 ;

mar. a daughter of Hugh Awdos, 364 ; mar.

widow of Hodgson Thompson ; death of, 364.
Mallock, Andrew, agent Berwick Branch Newcastle

Joint Stock Bank, 323.
Malton, Whitby, & Scarborough Bank, The, 283.



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Manchester, Eatcliff, 49.

Mangey, Arthur, executed for clipping, 123.

Manisty, Sir Henry, 270.

Manisty, Rev. James, Vicar of Edlingham, 270.

Manners, John, 419.

Margarets, John, 419.

Marine Society, The, 178.

Marley, John, 49.

Marr, James, 418.

Marreco, A. G. P., Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320.

Marris, Francis, dir. of Yorkshire Dis. Bank, 416.

Marshall, Ann, 419.

Marshall, R., N/c. Cham, of Com., 98, 201. 202.

Martin, Mr., and the charges against Mr. Walker,

of the Commercial Bank, 318.
Martin, Rev. Henry, 256.

Martindale, John, support of Durham Bank, 308.
Martineau Harriet, "Berkeley the Banker," 60,

271 ; her connection with Newcastle, 60 ; extract

from autobiography of, 271 : " Life in a Sick

Room," 271.
Martineau, Mr., Norwich, 271.
Martineau, Philip Meadows, 271.
Mason, Bailey, & Langhorn, Berwick Bank, 311.
Mason, Christopher (Richardson & Mowbray), 810,

353, 354, 355 ; retirement of, 311, 356, 357.
Mason, C, land steward for Earl of Tankerville,

311 ; copy of a letter from Thos. Bewick to, 312 ;

bankruptcy of Messrs. Mowbray & Co., 357.
Masterman & Co., London agents for Sanders, 365.
Masterman, Mr., Richmond, 136.
Masters & Co., bankers, London, 53 ; agents for

Davison-Bland & Co., 240, 246 ; conveyance of

specie, 241 ; practice of Christmas money, 245 ;

panic in N/c, 247, 248; agency for ^Davison-
Bland & Co., discontinued, 248.
Masters, Richard (Masters & Co., London), 240.
Masterton, G. M., actuary to the Newcastle

Savings' Bank, 372.
Mather, Joseph, Woods & Co., 407; death of, 407 ;

photograph of, 408.
Mathison, John, suspected of forging notes, 139;

description of, 139 ; reward offered for capture

of, 139.
Matterson, T., 419.
Matthews, George, 275.
Matthews, John, 275.
Matthews, General Richard, sale of Mr. Burdon's

interest, 394, 399.
Matthews, Thomas, 275.
Maude, F., North Riding election, 352.
Maude, Rev. Henry Roxby, LL.B., 161.
Maude, Jacob, Sellaby, 158; affairs of Cooke,

Robinson, & Co., 231, 275.
Maude, James, 161.
Maude, Thos., 29; Baker, Shafto, & Co., 155, 157,

161 ; married Miss Roxby, 161 ; death of, 161.
Maude, Thomas, M.A., Middle Temple, 161.
Maude, Thomas M., formation of Dar. Bank, 237.
Maude, Warren, Sunnyside, 161 ; Sunderland, 364.
Maude, Warren, formation of Darlington Bank,

237.
Maude, Wm., director North of England Joint

Stock Bank, 331, 332.
Maule, Baron, trial, 371.
Maw, George, formation of Darlington Bank, 237.



Maxon, Richard, Harrowfield, 141.

Maxwell, Peter Constable (Sir John Lawson& Co.),

296, 297; death of, 297.
Mayler, Rev. Oliver, J. P., coinage of base money,

123.
McAlium, D., 418.
McCreight, Wm. Chas., Chief Clerk Newcastle

Branch, Bank of England, 204 ; death of, 207.
McDonald, Donald, 308.
McLean, D., M.P., Purchase of Witton Castle

Estate, 227 ; made a bankrupt, 227.
McLellan, John, 419.
McPhersou, John, secretary of the Industrial

Bank, 295.
Meadley, G. W., 275.

Mease, Solomon, Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320.
Mercantile & Exchange Bk. of Liverpool, 303.
Merrybent Railway, The, 238.
Methold, Henry, 308.

Metropolitan and Provincial Bank, London, 299.
Mewburn, Henry, 49,
Mewburn, Mr., Darlington, 209 ; the Larchfield

Diary, 334.
Meynell, Godfrey, Yeldersley, co. Derby, 254.
Michael, Joseph Westbrook, Stamford, 160.
Middlebrook, Mr., riot at Sunderland, 73.
Midland Banking Co., proposed amalgamation

with London and Nor. Bank, N/c, 301.
Milbanke, Ralph, 308.
Middlesex Sessions, Jury protest against Bank of

England notes, &c., 81.
Middleton, Messrs., 175.
Middleton, Henry N., 239.
Middleton, Sir Wm., 53.

Miles, Wells, & Co., Whitby, 68, 306 ', dissolu-
tion of partnership, 306.
Miles, Jonathan (Miles, Wells, & Co.), 306, 307 ;

owner of the Smeaton estates, 306 ; died at

Ealing, 306 ; Sheriff of Lond. & Middlesex, 306.
Miller, John, M.D., formation of the Sunderland

Joint Stock Bank, 383, 384.
Miller, John H. (Dale & Co.), 233; died, 233.
Miller, Thomas (Woods & Co.), 406; retired, 407.
Millie, Joseph, appointed assistant clerk N/c.

Savings' Bank, 370 ; murder of, 370, 371 ; fund

raised for the children of, 372.
Mills, Robinson, Hopper, Pearson, & Chipchase,

Durham, 46, 52, 67, 64, 307, 309.
Mills, Hopper, & Co., Durham, statement of note

issue, deposits, &c, 57 ; panic, 307 ; copy

of a circular issued during panic, in support of,

308 ; dissolution of partnership, 69, 310, 354.
Mills, Henry (IMills, Robinson, Hopper, & Co.),

307, 310; dissolution of partnership. 310.
Milner, John, dir. of the Yorkshire Bkg. Co., 416.
Milner, Mr., failure of District Bank, 343.
Mint, increase of, 14.

Mint and clipped coins, specimens of, 125.
Mitcalfe, Mr., 225.

Mitcalfe, Thos., prov. com. Union Bank, 320.
Mitcalfe, William, Tynemouth Ho., 236.
Mitchell, Alexander, 419.

Mitchener, Mr., Hole-in-the-Wall, Fleet St., 83.
Mitcheson, Robert, 308.

Moffatt & Co., Lond. agents for Lawson & Co., 297.
Molineux, John, Sunderland Bridge Lottery, 391.



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Molyneux, William B., sub-agent N/c. Branch
Bk. of E., 213 ; transferred to Birmingham
Branch, 213.

Moncaster, James, 49, 272, 273 ; sheriff of N/c,
272.

Monck, Chas. M. L., Belsay Castle, 158.

Money received at banks, 25.

Monkhouse & Hopper, 29.

Monkhouse, Joshua, Barnard Castle, 149.

Monson, Lord, 353.

Montague Bank, 79 ; note of, 79.

Montrose Branch Bank of Scotland, 7.

Moor, Thomas, vendor of lottery tickets, 128.

Moorhouse, Hy., 49.

Moorson, William, banker, Scarboro', 299.

Mordey, Richard, 275.

More, Hannah, 419.

Morgan, Samuel E., dir. of the Nat. Prov. Bk.. 314.

Morocco Men, 126.

Morpeth, Lord, Com. of Secrecy, Bank of England
Charter, 108.

IMorrell, John, 228.

Morrell, W. W., general manager of the York City
and County Banking Co., 410.

Morrison, John, manager of the Newcastle Joint
Stock Banking Co., 319.

Morrison, M., 49 ; support of Durham Bank, 308.

Morrison, Mr., Com. of Secrecy, Bk. of Eng., 108.

Moses, John, Hull, 179.

Mosley & Airey, 49.

Mosley, Edward, 158, 29.

Mounsey, Edward Backhouse, 149 ; photo, of, 154.

Mounsey, Thomas, 275.

Mowbray & Co., Berwick-upon-Tweed, 310, 31L

Mowbray, Hollingsworth, & Co., 129, 310, 354,
356 ; forgery upon, 354, 355 ; issue of notes of,
for one guinea, 356 ; proclaimed bankrupt, 77,
134, 142. 232, 356, 357 ; opening of a London
house, 356 ; account of the robbery of notes of,
359 ; com. to present Mr. R. Burdon with his
estates, 400.

Mowbray, Arthur, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Mowbray, Arthur (Richardson & Mowbray), 353,
354, 355, 356, 358; receiver for Bishop Bar-
rington of rents and fines, 358 ; appointed
manager and receiver of the collieries of the late
Sir Henry Vane Tempest, 358 ; bankruptcy of
Surtees and Co., 390, 391.

Mowbray, John (Mowbray & Co.), 129, 310, 353,
354.

Mowbray, M. (Mowbray & Co.), 129.

Mowbray, M&j, 353.

Mowbray, William, Bishop Auckland, 136.

Moxon, R. W. G. & T., Hull, 219.

Mudd, John, 288.

Mulgrave, Lord, 63.

Murchison, Roderick J., formation of Darlington
Bank, 237.

Murdock & Co., Messrs., 9.

Murray, T. Lamie, Hon. Sec. National Provincial
Bank of England, 314.

Myers, James, 275.

Myers, Thomas, 275.

Nabob op Arcot, The, 262.
Nabob's Bank, The, 34, 241.



National Metropolitan Establishment for Banking
in the Country, prospectus of a, 3 13.

National Provincial Bank of England, Newcastle-
upon-Tyne, 103, 113, 213, 313, 314; first pro-
spectus of, 313 ; directors of, 314; establishment
of branches, 314 ; purchase of the business of
Messrs. Skinner, Atty, & Holt, 314, 380 ; pur-
chase of the Stockton & Durham County Bank,
314, 383 ; formation of the Newcastle-on Tyne
branch, 117, 119, 314 ; formation of a sub-
branch in Gateshead, 314 ; authorized note issue
of, 315; particulars of the position of, 315;
proposal to purchase North and South Shields
Branches of the Union Bank, 323.

Nattrass, Mr., riot at Sunderland, 73.

Neal's " Views of Gentlemen's Seats," 254.

Nelson, Henry (Dale & Co.), 233; died, 233.

Nelson, Ralph, Bishop Auckland, 398.

Nelson, Thomas (Dale & Co.), 233; retired, 233;
died, 233.

Nesfield, Wm., support of Durham Bank, 308.

New Bank, confidence in, 25.

New Bank, Whitby, 306.

New banks opened in the North, 87.

New Bank project, the account of, 281.

New copper coinage, 18.

New counterfeit coinage, circulation of, 39.

New silver coins, issue of, 75,

Newcastle, first bank established, 23.

Newcastle, panic in, 247 ; meetings held in support
of local banks, 247 ; opening of local banks, 248 ;
scarcity of gold, 245, 248 ; meetings held in
support of local banks, 248 ; panic in, 249 ; notes
of local banks guaranteed, 249.

Newcastle Bankers' Association, 35 ; records of
meetings, 356.

Newcastle banks, collective issue of four of, during
1793, 57 ; meetings held in support of, 64 ;
commencement of the one o'clock closing, 2 3.

Newcastle Branch Bank of England opened, 87.

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce, extracts from
records of, 98 ; petition to Parliament re small
notes, 99 ; extracts from minute book of, 201 ;
petition against formation of branch Bank of
England in Newcastle, 201, 202 ; special meeting
of, 202 ; reply from Bank of England, re petition,
203 ; petition to Parliament against the repeal
of the Act withdrawing all bank notes under £5
from circulation, 205.

Newcastle & Exchange Banks, agreement to take
notes of, 29.

Newcastle Commercial Joint Stock Banking Co.,
208, 315, 316, 318, 336; prospectus of, 315;
appointment of directors, 316 ; fixing of capital
of, 317 ; issue of notes of, 317 ; appointment of
a new board of directors, 317 ; frauds upon
shareholders of, 317 ; suspension of payment,
317 ; issue of a circular to customers, 317 ;
winding up of the, 318 ; issue of a circular to
the shareholders of the, 318.

Newcastle Infirmary, The, 178.

Newcastle Joint Stock Banking Co., 103, 315,
319, 336; issue of prospectus of, 319 ; failureof,
113, 319 ; Lond. agents refuse the drafts of, 319.

Newcastle Mint, 16.

Newcastle Savings Bank, 206.



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Newcastle Town Hutch, 22.

Newcastle, Shields, and Sunderland Union Joint
Stock Bank, 102, 112, 118, 274, 320, 403,
406, 407 ; purchase of Chapman & Co.'s Bank,
224 : issue of notes of, 227 ; particulars of
formation of, 320 ; allotment of shares, 321 ;
first report of the directors of, 321 ; opening of
agencies, 321 ; amalgamation with Sir Wm.
Chaytor and Co., 224, 321 ; purchase of new
premises, 322 ; extract from 13th report of
directors, 322 ; extract from 14th report of
directors, 322 ; managers and directors of, 322 ;
suspension of payments, 113, 218, 323 ; special
meetings held, 323 ; formation of a committee,
323 ; its report, 324 ; proposal from Nat. Prov.
Bank to purchase No. and So. Shields Branches
of, 324 ; re-opening branches of, 324; re-opening
of Newcastle and Sunderland offices, 324 ; ap-
pointment of directors, &c., 324 ; petition by
John Teather for the dissolution of, 325 ; wind-
ing up of the, 325 ; formation of new company,
325 ; purchase by Messrs. Woods, Parker and Co.,
326, 406.

Newport, Sir John, Com. of Secrecy Bank of
England Charter, 108.

Newree, John, 419.

Newton, Eliz., 419.

NichoUs, Edmund, appointed liquidator of the
Northern Counties' Bank, Newcastle, 328.

Nicholson, Jas., 419.

Nicholson, John, 275.

Nicholson, Lucas (Fenton & Co., Thirsk),265.

Nicholson, Eobert, 419.

Nicholson, Thomas, 275.

Nightingale, Richard, Yarm, 219.

Nightingale, Richard, TrafEord Hill Manor, 220.

Nisbitt, Wm., 29.

Noble, B., N.E. Banking Co., 236; circulars re
amalgamation with Dale, Young, & Co., 236;
managing director, N.E. Bank, 329, 330.

Nor'ris, Mr. Halifax, formation of the Yorkshire
District Bank, 416.

North Country Bankers, Meeting of, at York, to
oppose tax on receipts, &c., 33.

North Country Bankers, connected with London
firms, List of, 129.

North and South Shields Bank formed, 222.

North of England Joint Stock Banking Co., New-
castle-upon-Tyne, 102, 208, 330, 331, 332, 334 ;
prospectus of the, 330, 331 ; appointment of
directors, 331 ; opening of an account with
Bank of England, 332 ; opening of branches,
332 ; extensive robbery at Berwick branch of,
332 ; failure of, 113, 209, 323, 333, 334 ; winding
up of, 333, 334.

North-Eastern Banking Co., Ltd., Newcastle-upon-
Tyne, 117, 119, 218, 327, 328) issue of
prospectus of the, 328 ; appointment of directors
of the, 329 ; opening of Newcastle branch of the,
329 ; first report of the directors, 329 ; purchase
of the Alnwick & County Bank, 330 ; amalgama-
tion with Dale, Young, & Co., N/c, 235, 330.

" Northern or Tees & Weardale Railroad," 290.

Northern & Central Banking Co., Leeds, purchase
of, by Yorkshire Agricultural Bkg. Co., 412, 413.



Northern bankers, periodical meetings of, 97.

Northern banks, statement of note issue, deposits,
and capital of, 56.

Northern Counties' Bank, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
117, 326, 327, 328 ; report of directors of, 327 ;
recommendation of dividends, 327 ; failure of,
328.

Northern Counties' Loan and Dis. Co., the, 327.

North Riding Bank, the, 277, 280, 350 ; opening of,
.350 ; panic of 1797, support of notes of, 351.

North Riding of York, election of registrar for
the, 352.

Northumberland, Duke of, sanction for agents to
accept notes of local banks, 65.

Northd. Bank, the, 129, 162, 163, 169, 312, 367.

Northd. & Durham District Banking Co., New-
castle-upon-Tyne, 103, 113, 182, 208, 233, 236, 303,
316, 335, 336, 339 ; prospectus of the, 335 ;
rush for shares, 335 ; purchased business of
Backhouse & Co., N/c, 336 ; appointment of
directors of the, 336 ; opening of branches, 337 ;
institution of a clearing house, 337 ; copy of 2nd
report of directors of, 337 ; amalgamation with
the " Old Bank," 337 ; formation of a guarantee
fund, 338 ; proposal to increase the capital of,
339; copy of balance sheet for year ending, Dec,
1856, 340 ; profit and loss account of, 340 ; Lon-
don agents refuse drafts of, 341 ; suspension of
payments of, 116, 211, 252, 281, 282, 284, 328,

341, 347 ; original notice posted up at So. Shields
Branch, 342 ; meetings of shareholders held,

342, 343 ; appointment of liquidators, 343 ; their
report, 344.

Notes, first forgery of, 27 ; increase of issue of, 31 ;
circulation of Yorkshire, 45 ; supersede gold, 58.

Oastler, Robt., Thirsk, 136.

O'Callaghan, Daniel, Heighington, 141.

Ogden, Bernard, Sunderland, 137, 275.

Ogden, W. B., suspension of the District Bank,
342 ; report of, 343.

Ogden, William M., 275.

Ogilvie, Jos., prov. com. Union Bank, 320 ; note
guarantee, 419.

Ogle, Chas., counterfeit coinage, 43 ; 49.

Ogle, Newton C. (Hodgkin & Co.), 284, 285.

Ogle, William, jun.. Causey Park, 158.

Old Bank, Newcastle, 24, 57, 174, 242, 247 ; state-
ment of note issue, &c, 56 ; account of forma-
tion of, 177 ; issue of notes, 177 ; panic of 1772,

178 ; Negotiation of overdrafts, 179 ; increase of
note circulation, 179 ; balance sheet for 1771,

179 ; names of customers of, 179 ; panic of 1793
and 1797, 181 ; issue of lottery tickets, 183 ;
exchange of light money, 184 ; forgery of notes
of, 67, 285, 186 ; loss of notes of, 187 ; scarcity
of gold in Newcastle, 248 ; amalgamation with
District Bank, 103, 337, 338, 407.

Oliver, Abraham, support of Durham Bank, 308.
Oliver, John, agent, Hexham, 321.
Omond, Wm. R., Prov. Com. Union Bank, 320.
One pound notes (Scotland), issue of, 6; first

issue of, 184.
Opening of subscription lists, origin of, 183.
Opposition to the tax on receipts, &c., 33.



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"Optional notes," origin of, 46; London shop-
keepers alarmed, 47 ; optional notes, 242, 265.

Orange, Wm., 419.

Ord & Ewbank, 275.

Ord, J., Newton Ketton, 78, 357.

Ord, John, sol., form, of York Union Bk., 410, 411.

Ord, John R., Haughton Hall, 140; bankruptcy
of Mowbray & Co., 357 ; " Book of Autographs,"
174, 284.

Ord, Jos., 29.

Ord, Ralph, support of Durham Bank, 308.

Ord, Robert, Newton, 141 ; panic, 275.

Ord, Thomas, Newton, 140.

Ord, Thomas, jun., Coatham, 141.

Ord, Wm., Newcastle Joint Stock Bank, Sunder-
land branch, 322 ; stoppage of the Union Bank,
323, 325 ; winding up of the Union Bank, 325 ;
Woods, Parker, & Co., 406 ; retired, 407 ; photo-
graph of, 408 ; failure of Surtees & Co., 388.

Ord, Wm., jun. (Woods & Co.), 407 ; photo of, 408.

Oriental Banking Corporation, The, 213.

Ormston & Lamb, Close, 159, 29.

Ormston, Jon. (Baker, Shafto, & Co.), 155, 158.



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