Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-157
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ROGER CUNLIFFE, SONS AND COMPANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Roger Cunliffe, Sons and Co | merchants and discount bankers
Roger Cunliffe, a Manchester manufacturer and merchant, opened a London branch in 1815 and traded from 1821 as a discount banker under the style "Roger Cunliffe, Son and Company" at No 33 (later No 24) Bucklersbury. In 1827 the firm became Cunliffes, Brooks, Cunliffe and Company, although after a split in 1836 this firm was to form two distinct parts-Roger Cunliffe, Sons and Company (who continued trading at 24 Bucklersbury) and Cunliffes, Brooks, Cunliffe and Company, who moved to 29 Lombard Street.
Roger Cunliffe, Sons and Company traded at 24 Bucklersbury until 1866, 6 Princes Street (1867-1890), 22 Finch Lane (1891-1906) and 28 Clements Lane (1907-41). In 1941 the firm was absorbed by Cater and Company, discount bankers of 5 Bishopsgate Street London.
Scope and content/abstract:
Roger Cunliffe, Sons and Company records comprising partnership agreements 1835 and 1851-83.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in April 1979 by Cater and Company. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
See CLC/521/MS18526 for a probate copy of the will of Roger Cunliffe, 1864.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: January to May 2011.