Early Irish Banknotes: Callan Bank (Three Shillings and Ninepence-Halfpenny) 1801-07


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The Hearn family were important merchants in Callan in the early 19th C and one Michael Hearn registered his new bank on 24th August, 1801. He traded as The Callan Bank traded from 1801-7.

  • At one time had 15,825 notes of values at under three guineas in circulation
180_ Callan Bank, Three Shillings and Ninepence-Halfpenny, 180–, unissued, for Michael Hearn

180_ Callan Bank, Three Shillings and Ninepence-Halfpenny, 180–, unissued, for Michael Hearn

 

Additional Reading:

Michal Hearn A Callan lease of 1839 and Griffith’s Valuation (Niall C.E.J. O’Brien)

 

 

 

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