an original bank book issued by Newcastle-upon-Tyne bankers, Messrs. Woods & Co. to Mr. E.H.Watts junr. the entries cover the period August 1862 to November 1864.
good condition in the original roan leather binding.
whilst I can’t say for certain, it seems probable that E.H.Watts is the Newcastle shipowner Edmund Hannay Watts. Whoever he was, he was certainly a man of means with the closing balances for the years ending 1862 and 1863 being over £7000 and £10000 respectively