Newry Bank • Moore, Macan, Foxall • 1804–1816

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Newry Bank • Moore, Macan, Foxall • 1804–1816

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Newry Bank
John Moore, Robert Macan, Meredith Foxall.
The bank failed in 1816.

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Newry Bank 2 Pound from 1813.

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Here is an early example of a £1 note issued by John Moore & Co, Newry, in 1805. An unusual feature is the strikethrough the bank title, Dublin address and two partner names. It has been reported that there were tensions with another banking house in the town, that of Trevor Corry & Company. PMI reports that two of Trevor Corry’s former partners joined Henry Moore’s Bank.

It is interesting to see that the later notes of John Moore & Co. did not use the title ‘Newry Bank’.
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There's a story here! We will have to look into this one closely.
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No doubt there is a story here but not sure about the details.

Here is a 30 Shillings notes issued in 1815 by John Moore & Co., again without the title ‘Newry Bank’.
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Here is a 3 Guineas note issued by John Moore & Co. in 1815. This is the highest denomination reported to date for this bank.
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Very nice. I like the 3.8.3 in the center. This bank had some nice designs.
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That 3 Guinea note is a decent quality example.
I'll add a page for Newry Bank to the main web site shortly.
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Here is a 1 Guinea & Half note issued by John Moore & Co., Newry, in 1815.
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Here is a link to an interesting article which provides some insights into the rivalry between the Newry-based Banks of John Moore and Isaac Corry.

https://www.newryjournal.co.uk/history/ ... k-1807-16/

The only note recorded to date for Corry’s Bank, lists Trevor Corry as the lead partner in 1804, but this article suggests that Isaac Corry may have taken over as lead partner of the bank at some stage.

The article mentions that the Newry Bank of John Moore was set up in opposition to Corry’s Bank in 1807. However, there exists a note issued by John Moore & Co. in 1805 which suggests that the bank was founded two years earlier. A curious feature is that the bank title on this note, Newry Bank, is crossed-out.

Edit: PMI mentions an 1804 silver note for 3 shillings 9½ pence issued by John Moore & Co. This implies that the bank was founded in 1804.
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That article is indeed interesting, a nice find!
DOC wrote: 21 Nov 2021 11:24A curious feature is that the bank title on this note, Newry Bank, is crossed-out.
Dublin is also crossed out on that note.
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