Ten items representing decisive moments in the history of NatWest Group or of British banking as a whole.
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Stocktaking account of Nottingham cloth merchant Thomas Smith, showing his business evolving into a bank.
Articles establishing Lancaster Joint Stock Banking Co, England's first big shareholder-owned provincial bank.
Enamel plaque from Bordon Army Camp branch of London County & Westminster Bank.
Letter from Messrs Drummond announcing its acquisition by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Poster responding to the Monopolies & Mergers Commission's rejection of two bids to buy the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Document outlining the Royal Bank of Scotland's bid for the acquisition of NatWest.