The Collection of British and Irish Banknotes formed by the Late Edward Barnby

Date of Auction: 13th April 2010

Sold for £650

Estimate: £250 - £300

British Provincial, Buckinghamshire, Buckingham, Buckingham Old Bank, One Pound, 3 August 1815, no. 13115, for Box, Gray & Parrott, signed by Thomas Box (Outing 348B; Grant 564). A few small holes and both lower corners damaged, some notations, otherwise very good, rare £250-300


The bank’s partners, Thomas Box, Robert Gray and George Parrott, between them served eight times as mayors of Buckingham between 1809 and 1840. The bank became part of the Bucks & Oxon Union Bank in 1853, which was subsequently taken over by Lloyds in 1902