Frederick Huth & Co

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Frederick Huth & Company was a British bank established in 1809, which became part of British Overseas Bank in 1936.[1]

In 1809, Frederick Huth a German-born British merchant, established the London bank Frederick Huth.[2]

Following the death of Frederick Huth Jackson in 1921, Frederick Huth & Co was in an increasingly parlous state, and the Governor of the Bank of England pushed for it to be amalgamated with Konig Brothers, which duly happened in 1923.[3]

British Overseas Bank, established in London in 1919, became part of the Royal Bank of Scotland in 1962.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "British Overseas Bank Ltd". heritagearchives.rbs.com. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  2. ^ "AIM25 collection description". aim25.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  3. ^ Sayers, R.S. (1976). The Bank of England 1891-1944. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 268–269. ISBN 978-0-521-21067-6.