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Yorkshire Bank

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1859 A predecessor bank was established in Halifax, Yorkshire.

1911 The Yorkshire Penny Bank was incorporated as a limited company in place of a business with a similar name[1]

1959 Name change to Yorkshire Bank Ltd

1989 Acquired by National Australia Bank Ltd[2]

1990 The Yorkshire Bank PLC was re-registered as a public company

2000 National Australia Bank merged its 2 British subsidiaries - Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks[3]

2021 Yorkshire Bank is a trading name of Clydesdale Bank PLC.

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 1 September 1911
  2. The Times Aug. 4, 1989
  3. The Times Nov. 18, 2000
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  • Companies House filings