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Fauntleroy

Fauntleroy, Henry (1785-1824), an English banker, who was hanged for forgery. At 15 years of age he entered the bank of Marshall, Sibald and Co., and in 1807 he became a partner at the death of his father, also a partner. In 1824 it was discovered that the signatures of two trustees had been forged for the transfer of 1,000 stock, and that Fauntleroy had been paying the dividends upon it for four years. Further search discovered other like transactions, and Fauntleroy was indicted upon seven counts. He was hanged at Newgate.