... Instructions: BRAPS instructions Job research Background Information of the company Barclays PLC (LSE: BARC, NYSER: BCS)
The bank can be traced back to 1690 where John Freame and Thomas Gould begun dealing as goldsmith financiers in Lombard street, London. The name “Barclays” was incorporated into the organization in 1736, when James Barclay, son-in-law of John Freame, among the founders, turns to collaborate with them in business. At around 1728, the bank transferred to 54 Lombard Street that was marked by the Sign of the Black Spread Eagle,” through the years turning to be the main part of the bank’s identity. The bank, however changed its name to “Barclays, Bevan and Bening” in 1776 ...