Death 1829, of Pike, Joseph, Banker, Banking House, Hoare‘s Lane [now Adelaide Street, off North Main Street], Cork City, Bank Notice. The Affairs of the Banking Concern carried on in the City of Cork by the late Joseph Pike, are intended to be finally closed on the First Day of March next-it is therefore requested that all outstanding Demands, of every kind, will be immediately applied for, at the late Banking-House, in Hoare‘s Lane, on each Saturday, between the hours of 10 and 12 o‘Clock, until the First of March.—And it is also requested that all Persons remaining indebted by Bank Account, or otherwise, will pay the respective Debts due by them before the above-mentioned Day, otherwise
all outstanding Demands must be placed in the hands of the Law Agent for recovery.
Feb. 7, 1829.‘ CC (07/02/1829)
The Pikes moved from the inner-city later to Ballinure, near Blackrock, Bessboro later the home of the mother and babies home.
They were noteworthy for their business acumen and entrepreneur drive, in shipping, banking etc.
Around this period any of the Cork banks failed notable Leslies Bank (Associated with Oriel Court, Ballincollig family).