John Bent

Company Role

Equitable Loan Co.

Financial services - credit (Financial services - credit)

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Firm Notes

Established as a loan company aimed at the poor. Subject to Parliamentary debate, 1824-1825. Strongly opposed by pawnbrokers. Connected with the Arigna Iron and Coal Mining Co. which was the subject of a Parlt. Enquiry. See biographical notes on John Bent MP for some details.

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