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At the time of the Amalgamation of the Bank of Liverpool and martins with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank, which creates the modern day Martins Bank, each bank has a Cattle market Agency at Wakefield. From the available records, we believe that the Lancashire and Yorkshire Agency was closed and merged with that of the Bank of Liverpool and Martins.  The Second World War claims a number of Martins Bank’s branches – not only those that are flattened by bombing, but also many for which the Bank cannot spare the staff to open them for only an hour or two each week.  The original idea is to mothball them until the war is over, but the economic situation at the end of the conflict dictates which should remain closed, and Wakefield Cattle Market Branch is one of these, closing down altogether in 1940. We have no image of this branch, so if you can help, please do get in touch with us at the usual address: gutinfo@btinternet.com .

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11-846 Wakefield Cattle Market

Sub to 11-846 Wakefield

Cattle Market Denby Dale Road Wakefield

625 Leeds

Open Wednesday (hours not recorded)

No Saturday Opening 

No Telephone

Counter Service only

Mr C A Bate

01 February 1925

3 January 1928

1940

Aquired by the Bank of Liverpool and Martins

Martins Bank Limited

Closed

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