The Banking Crisis of 1825 – Lloyds a safe bet even then

Banking Crisis – Lloyds was a safe bank in 1825 The recent banking crisis and the failure of the Scottish attempts to take over the banking world in the UK has set me thinking about the earlier attempts at setting up regional banks and in particular the setting up of the first real retail type [...]

The Bardsey Crown to Return to the land of Merlin

This is a take on the recent arguments in Wales for the Return of the Barsey Crown to Wales – it is currently kept in the maritime Museum in Liverpool