14th December 1835 - establishment of the Wilts And Dorset Banking Company

Wilts and Dorset Banking CompanyThe Wilts And Dorset Banking Company was established 14th December 1835.

Their plaque is still in place on the front of the Lloyds Bank building in Blue Boar Row.

The bank was owned by the Pinckney Family who lived in Milford Hill House, which is currently the Youth Hostel.

The Wilts and Dorset took over the Salisbury Bank in 1897[1], but was then itself taken over by Lloyds Bank in 1914[2].


[1] The Pinckney Family Tree - Pinckneys in Banking

[2] Lloyds TSB - Lloyds Bank