Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Samuel Roberts, John Roberts, Ambrose Congreve.

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Waterford Bank One Pound 1809

This note seems to have Ambrose Usher Congreve crossed out as a partner's name.

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Re: Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Here's a £3 note, 1809, with Samuel Roberts, John Roberts, Ambrose Congreve. No mention of Ambrose Usher Congreve on this one.

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Waterford Bank 3 Pounds

There were several banks in Waterford in this era.

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Re: Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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A 2 Guineas note from this bank.

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Re: Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Here is an example of the £1 note with Ambrose Ussher Congreve as lead partner. The serial number is lower than the other example posted where he is crossed out as partner.
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The usage of notes with a partner crossed out is interesting. A sort of overprint to make the notes usable after circumstances changed. It could be regardedas a variety.

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Interesting to note that there is another variant for the £1 notes with the partners initials missing below the vignette to the left. The section for the date bottom left is also missing. This may be an early specimen.
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Re: Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Lots of variety for the collector here!

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Here is yet another variant for the £1 notes, dated 2nd November 1809, with Samuel Roberts as lead partner.
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Here is an example of an issued 1 Guinea note dated 1809 with Samuel Roberts as lead partner.
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Here is an unissued £5 note for this partnership. This is the highest denomination seen to date.
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The notes of this bank have attractively designed vignettes. The vignette of the £1 note is attached and shown in more detail. There are a number of elements including the Waterford Coat of Arms and City Motto, ‘Urbs Intacta Manet Waterfordia’. This translates as ‘Waterford remains the untaken city’, a motto granted to the city by King Henry VII. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterford).
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Re: Waterford Bank • Roberts, Roberts, Congreve • 1807–1809

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Here is a 30 Shillings note from this partnership dated 2nd Nov.1809.
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