Nevile Reid & Co

Nevile Reid & Co (1780-1914), established in Windsor, was a bank connected with the history of the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Brief history

This private bank was established in 1780 as Ramsbottom & Baverstock; it was otherwise known as the Windsor Bank. It traded as Nevile Reid & Co from 1838, when it was owned by the partners in the London bank of Williams, Deacon, Labouchere & Co who also owned a brewery in Windsor trading under the same name. A branch was opened in Datchet. The bank was acquired by Barclay & Co Ltd (est. 1896), bankers of London, in 1914.

Published histories

  • PW Matthews and AW Tuke, History of Barclays Bank Ltd (London: Blades, East & Blades, 1926)

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Nevile Reid & Co have the reference code WC/8.

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  • accounts, correspondence and notes 1870-88

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