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1918 National Provincial Bank of England merged with the important Union of London and Smiths Bank Ltd, which had over 230 branches, and was restyled National Provincial and Union Bank of England Ltd. The new bank had over 700 branches
1919 Acquired Sheffield Banking Co Ltd
1920 Acquired the important London private bank of Coutts and Co which continued to trade under its own name.
1922 Acquired Dingley and Co of Launceston, Dingley, Pearse and Co of Okehampton
1924 Acquired Guernsey Banking Co Ltd of the Channel Islands.
1924 The bank’s name was shortened to National Provincial Bank Ltd.