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The banking partnership of the Pease family
1820 Bank founded
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.