Alliance Bank (Manchester)

Alliance Bank (1839-1842), established in Manchester, was a past constituent of NatWest. It should not be confused with Alliance Bank Ltd of London and Liverpool (1862-1892).

Brief history

This joint stock bank was formed in 1839 out of the failed business of Northern & Central Bank of England of Manchester. In 1842 it was acquired by Bank of Manchester.

Published histories

  • LH Grindon, Manchester Banks and Bankers (Manchester: Palmer & Howe, 1878)

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Alliance Bank of Manchester have the reference code ALM.

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  • deeds of settlement 1839
  • letterbook, head office to Macclesfield branch 1841-1842

Summary of archive holdings elsewhere