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1898 London and Midland Bank acquired City Bank Ltd to consolidate its presence in the capital. It became one of the four largest banks in the UK and the headquarters were moved to Threadneedle Street.
1898 Name changed to London City and Midland Bank
1901 London City and Midland Bank absorbed Yorkshire Banking Co.
1908 London City and Midland Bank absorbed North and South Wales Bank.
1910 London City and Midland Bank absorbed Bradford Banking Co.
1913 London City and Midland Bank absorbed Sheffield and Hallamshire Bank.
1914 Absorbed the Metropolitan Bank (of England and Wales)
1918 London City and Midland Bank amalgamated with London Joint Stock Bank
1918 Name changed to London Joint City and Midland Bank
1923 Name changed to Midland Bank