Aggregate Clearings On Two Stock Exchange Settling Days Per Month. In A Few Cases The Second Settling Day Fell Within The First Few Days Of The Next Month. In Such Instances This Date Was Assigned Back By NBER To The Previous Month For Which It Represents Clearings. The Sum Of Monthly Figures Were Checked Against Annual Totals, In Addition To Checking Individual Figures. Source: Bankers' Magazine (London). The Economist Was Also Used For Omissions And For Checking Obvious Misprints.
This NBER data series m12024 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 12 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter12.html.
NBER Indicator: m12024
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, London Bank Clearings, Stock Exchange Settling Days for London, Great Britain [M12024GB00LONM149NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M12024GB00LONM149NNBR/, August 4, 2015.