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London & Yorkshire Bank Ltd

Image: cheque form of Queensbury branch of London & Yorkshire Bank, 1890s © RBS 2018


London & Yorkshire Bank Ltd (1872-1903) was a past constituent of NatWest.


Brief history

This joint stock bank was established in London in 1872. In 1903, when its paid-up capital was £325,000, it was acquired by Union of London & Smiths Bank.


Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of London & Yorkshire Bank Ltd have the reference code LYB.

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

  • staff register 1872-c.1910
  • list of shareholders 1897
  • cheque forms 1890s
  • amalgamation papers 1902-3
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