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Bank of Liverpool

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Head Office: Liverpool.

1831 Bank established.

Acquired in 1883 the business of Arthur Heywood, Sons & Co.; in 1888 the business of the Liverpool Commercial Banking Co., Ltd.; in 1893 the business of Wakefield, Crewdson & Co.; in 1906 the Craven Bank, Ltd.; and in 1911 the business of the Carlisle and Cumberland Bank, Ltd.

1914 Directors: J. P. Reynolds (Chairman), F. W. Chance, A. T. Neilson (Deputy Chairmen), Chas. Booth, Oswald Dobell, A. Earle, Jas. E. Haggas, E. Paul, J. Rankin, Sir Helenus R. Robertson, W. Peart Robinson, H. P. Senhouse, J. A. Slingsby, I. H. Storey, and Sir W. H. Tate, Bart. General Manager: Jas. H. Simpson. Assistant General Manager: R. L. McGlashen. Head Office Manager: J. J. Ritchie. District General Manager: (Northern District), F. W. Crewdson. Staff: 611. Branches (including Agencies): 139. Business: General Banking.

1918 Acquired Martin's Private Bank and the combined entity renamed Bank of Liverpool and Martins.

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