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

Date of Auction: 13th April 2010

Sold for £160

Estimate: £150 - £200

British Provincial, Cheshire, Nantwich, Nantwich Bank, Two Pounds, 4 January 1823, no. 303, for Broughton & Garnett, signed by C.D. Broughton (Outing 1473B; Grant 1983B). Split and rejoined at centre, browned with several small holes and pinned to paper with details of the bank partnerships, otherwise about very good £150-200

Footnote

Charles Delves Broughton, of Maple Hayes, Staffordshire, and John Jasper Garnett (1775-1840), partners in the Nantwich Bank, were declared bankrupt in February 1826. Following the bankruptcy Garnett, the son of a cheese factor in Nantwich, moved to London but returned to his home town shortly before his death