The Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited



The Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited was established in 1872.

In the following years, they merged with and acquired several other banks in Lancashire, the West Riding of Yorkshire and the Isle of Man.

In December 1927, the bank merged with the Bank of Liverpool & Martins Bank.

There have been several branches of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited in the district


Elland
Southgate.

Officers of the Bank have included

  • Thomas Foxcroft Ridge – Manager at The Cross, Elland [1897]

  • G. R. Kershaw [1922] – He was also Manager at Greetland, Stainland

In 19??, it became a branch of Martins Bank then Barclays Bank

Hebden Bridge
Market Street.

Officers of the Bank have included

  • J. D. Peregrine – Sub-Manager at Market Street [1897]

Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Chambers, Halifax
The Halifax offices of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited – built in 1892 – stood on the south-west corner of the junction of Commercial Street & Rawson Street.

It was subsequently occupied by the Midland Bank and Harveys of Halifax

Queens Road, Halifax
A sub-branch was recorded at 196 Queens Road [1897]

Rawson Street, Halifax
Stood at the corner of Commercial Street and Rawson Street, Halifax. It was built in 1892. The building was [possibly] designed by Tarbolton & Tugwell.

The building later became a branch of the Midland Bank, and is now a part of Harvey's of Halifax.

Officers of the Bank have included

Sowerby Bridge
A sub-branch.

Officers of the Bank have included

Stainland

Officers of the Bank have included

Todmorden

Officers of the Bank have included

West Vale
Stood at the Stainland Road/Rochdale Road crossroads at West Vale.

Officers of the Bank have included

  • J. T. Ridge – Manager [1897]
  • G. R. Kershaw – Manager [1922]

It later became a branch of Barclays Bank. This closed in 199?. The building has had several occupants


See The Story of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited [1872-1922]



© Malcolm Bull 2018
Revised 11:13 /5th June 2018 / mml1311 / 7161

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