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1866 The bank was renamed Birmingham Banking Company.
1880 Renamed Metropolitan Bank. Absorbed Stourbridge and Kidderminster Banking Co (est 1834)
1889 Renamed Metropolitan and Birmingham Bank absorbing Staffordshire Joint Stock Bank, Royal Exchange Bank, and Cooper Purton and Sons (of Bridgnorth)
1892 Renamed Metropolitan and South Wales Bank, absorbing South Wales Union Bank
1893 Absorbed National Bank of Wales