Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Coutts, Thomas, banker, was born in 1735, and, with his-brother James, founded the banking house of Coutts and Co. in the Strand, London, becoming sole manager in 1778. He married twice, and left the bulk of his property, some £900,000, to his second wife, formerly Harriet Mellon, an actress.