Sir Thomas Hallifax (23 February 1722 – 7 February 1789), of Gordon House, Enfield, Middlesex, was an English banker, Lord Mayor of London and Member of Parliament.
He was born the younger son of a Barnsley clockmaker and moved to London, where he found work as a bank clerk. He rose to be chief clerk before leaving to found a bank of his own, Vere, Glyn & Hallifax Bank, with fellow banker Joseph Vere and merchant Richard Glyn, which later became Glyn, Mills & Co.. He was made an alderman of London in 1766 and elected Lord Mayor of London for 1776–77. He was knighted on 5 February 1773.
He was briefly a Member (MP) of the Parliament of Great Britain for Coventry from December 1780 to February 1781 before being unseated on petition but then returned unopposed for Aylesbury to sit from 1784 to 1789. 
He died in 1789, leaving a fortune estimated at £100,000. He had married twice, firstly Penelope, the daughter of Richard Thomson of Ewell, Surrey and secondly Margaret, the daughter and coheiress of wealthy merchant John Saville of Enfield, Middlesex. He had two sons, Thomas and Savile, by his second wife, of whom Thomas became a partner in the bank. 
Baron Wolverton, of Wolverton in the County of Buckingham, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1869 for the banker George Glyn. He was the fourth son of Sir Richard Carr Glyn, 1st Baronet, of Gaunt's House, Lord Mayor of London in 1798, himself the fourth son of Sir Richard Glyn, 1st Baronet, of Ewell, Lord Mayor of London in 1758. Lord Wolverton was succeeded by the eldest of his nine sons, the second Baron. He was a Liberal politician and served under William Ewart Gladstone as Paymaster-General and as Postmaster General. He was childless and was succeeded by his nephew, the third Baron. He was the eldest son of Vice-Admiral the Hon. Henry Carr Glyn, younger son of the first Baron. He died childless the following year aged only twenty-six, and was succeeded by his younger brother, the fourth Baron. He served as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household from 1902 to 1905 in the Conservative administration of Arthur Balfour. On the death in 1988 of his second but eldest surviving son, the fifth Baron, this line of the family failed. The title was inherited by the late Baron's second cousin, the sixth Baron. He was the grandson of the Hon. Pascoe Glyn, younger son of the first Baron. As of 2011 the title is held by his grandson, the eighth Baron, who succeeded in 2011.
Coutts & Co. is a London-headquartered private bank and wealth manager. Founded in 1692, it is the eighth oldest bank in the world. Today, Coutts forms part of NatWest Group's wealth management division. In the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, Coutts Crown Dependencies operates as a trading name of The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited.
George Carr Glyn, 1st Baron Wolverton was a banker with interests in the railways, a partner in the family firm of Glyn, Mills & Co., which was reputed to be the largest private bank in London.
John Tiptoft, 1st Baron Tiptoft was a Knight of the Shire for Huntingdonshire and Somerset, Speaker of the House of Commons, Treasurer of the Household, Chief Butler of England, Treasurer of the Exchequer and Seneschal of Landes and Aquitaine.
George Grenfell Glyn, 2nd Baron Wolverton PC, was a British Liberal politician. He held office in three of the Liberal administrations of William Gladstone.
Child & Co. is a private bank. Founded in 1664 it is the oldest bank in the United Kingdom, and the third oldest bank in the world. Formerly independent it is now owned by the NatWest Group. The Royal Bank of Scotland incorporating Child & Co., Bankers is based at 1 Fleet Street on the western edge of the City of London, beside Temple Bar Memorial and opposite the Royal Courts of Justice. Child & Co. is authorised as a brand of The Royal Bank of Scotland by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet, merchant banker, was the third son of Henry Asgill, silkman, of St Clement Danes, Middlesex and was educated at Westminster School.
Charles Henry Mills, 1st Baron Hillingdon, known as Sir Charles Mills, 2nd Baronet, from 1872 to 1886, was an Anglo-Jewry banker and Conservative politician.
Sir Richard Glyn, 1st Baronet was a British banker and politician, who together with Joseph Vere and Thomas Hallifax founded the Bank of Vere, Glyn & Hallifax, which evolved into Williams & Glyn's Bank.
Sir Richard Carr Glyn, 1st Baronet was a British banker and politician.
Williams & Glyn's Bank Limited was established in London in 1970, when the Royal Bank of Scotland merged its two subsidiaries in England and Wales, Williams Deacon's Bank Ltd. and Glyn, Mills & Co. In 1985, Williams & Glyn's was fully absorbed into the Royal Bank of Scotland and ceased to trade separately. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group was renamed NatWest Group in 2020.
Glyn, Mills & Company was a private bank founded in London in 1753, which existed until 1969, when it became part of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Sir Thomas Wroth was an English courtier, landowner and politician, a supporter of the Protestant Reformation and a prominent figure among the Marian exiles.
John Sawbridge was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1768 to 1780.
Alexander Fordyce was a Scottish banker, centrally involved in the bank run on Neal, James, Fordyce and Down which led to the crisis of 1772.
Robert William Kennard JP DL (1800–1870) was a London-born merchant, financier, entrepreneur, JP and later Member of Parliament.
Gordon Hill is both a road and an area located in the London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, United Kingdom. It is served by Gordon Hill railway station. Adjoining areas include Clay Hill, Enfield Chase, Enfield Town, Crews Hill, Forty Hill and World's End.
Sir John Champneys (1495–1556) was City of London Sheriff in 1522 and Lord Mayor of London in 1534, when he was knighted.
Sir Andrew Judde, or Judd was a 16th-century English merchant and Lord Mayor of London. He was knighted on 15 February 1551.
Sir John Ward, of Hookfield, Clay Hill, Epsom, Surrey and St Laurence Pountney, London, was a British merchant, banker and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1701 and 1726. He was an original Governor of the Bank of England and served as Lord Mayor of London in 1718.