Document referenceQDB
TitleRecords of savings banks : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-fonds relates to records of enrolment, registration, deposit and returns. It consists of records relating to savings banks, including:

- rules and regulations (transcripts on parchment of rules and later amendments for 11 banks with appointments of trustees and other officers) [1817-1843]
- correspondence and papers relating to rules and their deposit [1817-1849]
- printed copy of 'Instructions for the Establishment of Savings Banks' [1837]
Extent53 items
Catalogue statusCatalogued
Administrative historyRules of savings banks were deposited under an Act of 1817 (57 George III cap. 130) and later Acts. A certificate of deposit with the Clerk of the Peace enabled investment in government stock. This requirement was repealed by an Act of 1863 (26 & 27 Victoria cap. 87).
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