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

Date of Auction: 13th April 2010

Sold for £280

Estimate: £200 - £250

British Provincial, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, Cambridge Bank, Ten Pounds, 22 October 1840, A 3583, for F.D. Barker, signed by F.D. Barker (Outing 411B; Grant 645B). Some foxing, otherwise good fine £200-250


F.D. Barker, previously a partner in another bank in Cambridge, set up his own bank in Trinity street in 1823 but it failed in 1841; a related poster is held by Cambridge public library