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William Rickford (1768-1854; banker and M.P. of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

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William Rickford's father, also called William Rickford, established the Aylesbury Old Bank in 1795. Rickford became the sole proprietor on his father's death in 1803. He continued running the bank until his death in 1854.

Between 1818 and 1841 Rickford was the M.P. for Aylesbury. He was a Whig, and campaigned in favour of the Reform Act in 1832.

 

 

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