This private bank was established as Messiter & Payne by 1800; it was also known as Wincanton Bank. It was called R & U Messiter by 1802; Messiter, Payne & Hope in 1807; R, U & G Messiter by 1810; and U & G Messiter by 1829, when the partners were Uriah and George Messiter. In 1844, when known as U, G & H Messiter, it was acquired by Stuckey's Banking Co of Langport.
- PT Saunders, Stuckey’s Bank (Taunton: Barnicott & Pearce, 1928)
Summary of our archive holdings
Our archival records of U, G & H Messiter have the reference code MES.
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- deposit receipt 1842