Bryson Collection: Barneds Bank



The documents are part of the Bryson Collection, purchased by National Museums Liverpool in 1978 from the collector Joe Bryson. It is not known how the papers came into his hands. This part of the collection consists of the papers of Barneds Bank, mostly correspondence, and is listed according to date. The documents are mainly concerned with the prospective sale of the bank building on Lord Street (?) to either the Liverpool Conservative Club Company Limited or the Liverpool Law Association. William K Tyrer of Liverpool is the main author or recipient of the letters. According to the British Museum, who hold examples of cheques issued by Barneds Bank, the businesses was founded as Israel Barned and Co. of Liverpool in 1832. It converted to a joint stock status as Barned Banking Co Ltd. in 1865 and suspended payments in 1866. [ accessed 11/10/2022]. See the attached list or contact The Archives Centre for a copy of the catalogue for the collection. The collection is available at the reserve store by appointment only.