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Estates Department

The Estates Department at the Bank generated records concerned with the settling of household bills, tenants' accounts and other routine affairs associated with the houses and estates of the Rothschild family. Enormous quantities of records are known to have been destroyed - at Tring Park during the Second World War, for example - making the information held by the Bank, scant though it is, that much more significant. Within the Accounts Current series, there are many accounts concerned with estate management, including in I/2 an Estate Building Account for Waddesdon. Some series, the receipts for example, pertain to an individual member of the family rather than an estate, and it is sometimes difficult to be certain about the property for which purchases were made.

For other series of personal receipts see Partners' Room »

For other papers concerning Rothschild estates, see Rothschild Family papers, Estates »