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1960 s Wearhead Exterior BGA Ref 30-3098

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Wearhead is the sub-Branch to Martins Bankís ST JOHNíS CHAPEL office, the two branchesí opening hours running complementary to each other.Itís a bit like having one branch split over two locations.Opened by the North Eastern Banking Company in 1905, Wearhead will survive the merger with Barclays by about six months, and thus go to extremes to be helpful at least until the end of Martins Bank.Inside, the branch is bright and airy, and free of bandit screens, making village banking even more personal and friendlyÖ

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1960 s Wearhead Interior 1 BGA Ref 30-3098

1960 s Wearhead Interior 2 BGA Ref 30-3098

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1920 Mr Andrew Smith MBM-Sp47P33.jpg

1932 to 1937 Mr E B Russell Manager MBM-Su60P49.jpg

1937 to 1939 Mr W B Young Clerk in Charge MBM-Wi58P52.jpg

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Mr Andrew Smith

On the Staff

1920

Mr E B Russell

Manager

1932 to 1937

Mr W B Young

Clerk in Charge

1937 to 1939

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11-43-70 Wearhead

Sub to 11-43-70 St John's Chapel

Front street Wearhead Bishop Auckland County Durham

365 North Eastern

Mon to Thu 1000-1200

Saturday 0930-1015

Wearhead 204

Counter Service only

Mr J R Hall Manager (St Johnís Chapel)

1905

7 August 1914

18 December 1918

3 January 1928

15 December 1969

1 May 1970

opened by the North Eastern Banking Company

Bank of Liverpool

Bank of Liverpool and Martins

Martins Bank Limited

Barclays Bank Limited 20-74-61 St Johnís Chapel

Closed

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