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Dingley & Co

Cheque form of Launceston Bank, 1920s © RBS 2018

Image: cheque form of Launceston Bank, 1920s © RBS 2018


Dingley & Co (1855-1927), established in Launceston, was a past constituent of NatWest.


Brief history

This private bank was established in 1855 by Richard Dingley, banker; Edward Pethybridge, banker; George Graham White, solicitor; and John Dingley, solicitor. It was also known as Launceston Bank, and was associated with the separate bank Dingley, Pearse & Co of Okehampton.

By 1922 the bank had branches at Tavistock and Holsworthy and agencies at Stratton, Callington, Camelford, Bude, Calstock, Gunnislake and Kilkhampton. In that year the bank was acquired by National Provincial & Union Bank of England.


Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Dingley & Co have the reference code DIN.

For help understanding words used here, check our glossary of banking record types (PDF 24KB).

  • cheques and cheque forms 1850s-1922
  • securities registers 1871-(1915)
  • amalgamation papers 1922, 1927
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