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J. and J. W. Pease

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The banking partnership of the Pease family

1820 Bank founded

Presumably involved Joseph Pease and Joseph Whitwell Pease

1872 Became J. W. Pease and Co

1902 The bank became insolvent, mainly due to a court settlement against Joseph Whitwell Pease concerning the administration of the estate of his niece (the countess of Portsmouth), for which he had acted as trustee for many years. The bank was absorbed by Barclay and Co.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Biography of Joseph Whitwell Pease, ODNB