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BANKING HOUSES.
every lawful day from 10 till 3, and on the evenings
of Wednesday from 7 till 9, and Saturday from 6 till
9. Eastern Office, 107 Canning Street, open every
evening from 7 till 9, Saturday 6 till 9. This Bank
was established in 1836, under Act of Parliament,
" to provide for the safe custody and increase of
small savings belonging to the industrious classes."
Individuals may deposit any amount from Is. to
£30 in a year, and £200 in all, including interest.
Societies may lodge larger sums. Interest is allowed
at the rate of £3 per cent. The Funds of the Bank
amount to £1,553,053, and are vested in Govern-
ment security. The number of depositors is 64,998.
Government annuities from £4 to £50 may be pur-
chased through this Bank.
North British Bank, 1 Victoria Place, West
Regent Street. — Interim managing director, James
Orr; cashier, William Greig. Other officers, John
Howie, Robert Eglinton, Thomas Elder, David
Pollock. Draw on Union Bank of London, London.
Negotiates bills on all towns in Great Britain and
Ireland.
Royal Bank, Exchange Square, Queen Street. —
Cashier, Archibald Robertson; sub-cashier, Hugh
Cowan; assistant, John Taylor; accountant, Wm.
Gow; tellers, Alex. R. Munro, George D. Charles,
Thomas Young, Alexander Mitchell, and Jas. Neill ;
exchange teller, John N. Parker; clerks, Thos. Bell,
George H. Robertson, John S. Park, John A. Fletcher,
Wm. Young, Geo. B. Martin, Robert Reid, jun., John
M'Kinven, George F. Grant, James S. Cameron,
John S. Keith, Alex. Dykes, William D. Main, and
William Wyse; porters, John Davidson, Alexander
Thomson, and Stephen Lyons. District branches,
244 Argyle Street, Thomas Somervail, agent; 130
Cowcaddens, Walter Denham, agent; 44 Canning
Street, Calton, Alex, and James Waddell, agents;
439 Gallowgate, Alex, and James Waddell, agents;
27 Crown Street, Hutchesontown, Henry Dallachy,
agent; 105 Eglinton Street, James Hamilton, agent;
104 Trongate, John M'Gibbon, agent; St. Rollox,
107 Castle Street, Henry Wyse, agent; Garscube
Cross, Walter Denham, agent; 204 Duke Street,
A.& J. Waddell, agents. Draw on Bank of England and
Coutts & Co., London ; on Bank of England branches
at Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Hull,
Bristol, Leicester, Newcastle, Portsmouth, Plymouth ;
on Bank of Ireland and branches ; Halifax and
Huddersfield Union Bank; Stuckey's Banking Com-
panv at Bath, &c, &c. ; Cumberland Union Bank
(Limited), Carlisle, Cockermouth, Keswick, Mary-
port, Penrith, Wigton, and Workington. The Royal
Bank of Scotland grants letters of credit on the
following places in Scotland, besides its own branches,
viz., Aberfeldy, Aberlour, Airdrie, Alexandria, Alford,
Alloa, Anstruther, Auchterarder, Ballater, Banchory,
BaniF, Beith, Bervie, Berwick-on-Tweed, Blair Athol,
Buckie, Burntisland, Castle-Douglas, Couper- Angus,
Crieff, Cullen, Dairy (Ayrshire), Denny, Dingwall,
Dollar, Duffton, Dumbarton, Dunfermline, Dunkeld,
Dunning, Durno (Pitcaple), Eaglesham, East Linton,
Echt, Elie, Ellon, Errol, Fochabers, Forres, Fort-
William, Fraserburgh, Fyvie, Golspie, Helensburgh,
Huntly, Insch, Inverary, Inverkeithing, Inverness,
Inverury, Islay, Keith, Kelso, Kildrummy, Killin,
Kilsyth, Kincraigie (Tough), Kirkcaldy, Kirkcud-
bright, Kirkintilloch, Kirkwall, Kirriemuir, Lang-
holm, Largo, Laurencekirk, Lochgilphead, Loch-
maben, Lumsden, Lumphanan, Lybster, Macduff,
Midcalder, Mintlaw, Moffat, Muirkirk, Nairn, New
Deer, New Galloway, New Pitsligo, Newton-Stewart,
Oban, Old Meldrum, Paisley, Peebles, Pennycuick,
Petershead, Pitlochrie, Pittenweem, Pollokshaws,
Portree, Portsoy, Rhynie, Rosehearty, Selkirk, Stone-
haven, Stornoway, Stranraer, Strichen, Stromness,
Tarland, Tarves, Thurso, Tobermory, Turriff, Whit-
horn, Wick, Wigtown. The Royal Bank of Scotland
negotiates bills on every place where there is a bank
or banker, and effects payments in the United States,
British America, Australia, New Zealand, Sydney,
and other British colonies, and also in the East
Indies and China.
Union Bank of Scotland, 97 Ingram Street. —
Manager, Charles Gairdner ; assistant-manager, John
Affleck ; cashiers, James Reid and G. W. Hill ;
secretary, M. J. Bowden Fullarton ; accountant, John
Gray ; inspector of branches, A. B. Henderson.
Tellers, Quintin Bell, Robert Cowbrough, George
Renton, J. Henderson, Robert Young, and Alex.
M' Dow all. Draws on Glyn & Co., London; Pro-
vincial Bank of Ireland ; Belfast Banking Co. ;
Manchester and Liverpool District Bank ; Manchester
and Salford Bank, Lambton & Co. ; Sheffield Bank-
ing Co. ; National Provincial Bank of England ;
Yorkshire Banking Co.; Whitehaven Joint-Stock
Bank ; Carlisle City and District Bank ; Moore &
Robinson (Limited), Nottingham ; Beckett & Co.,
Leeds ; Huddersfield Banking Co. ; Cumberland
Union Banking Co. (Limited) ; Paget & Co.; Wor-
cester City and County Bank (Limited); North of
Scotland Bank ; Caledonian Bank ; De Rothschilds
Fi eres, Paris , J. G. King's Sons, New York ; Union
Bank of Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, and other
branches; Bank of Montreal and branches, &c, &c.
Negotiates bills on all towns in Great Britain and
Ireland where there is a banker. Branch offices, 2
Trongate, Dn.M'Arthur, agent; 8 Washington Street,
Wm. Bell, agent; 7 New City Road, Cowcaddens,
Andrew Forsyth, agent; 101 King Street, Trades-
ton, James Frame, agent; West End Branch, 151
Hope Street, James Wallace, agent; 36 Canning
Street, Calton, James Girdwood, agent; and 12
Bothwell Place, Hillhead, Andrew Forsyth, agent.
The Union Bank of Scotland is also agent for the
Consolidated Bank, Manchester ; Heywood Brothers
& Co., Manchester; Halifax & Huddersfield Union
Bank; North- Western Bank (Limited), Liverpool;
Exchange and Discount Bank (Limited), Leeds;
Bilston District Bank, Wolverhampton ; Alcocks &
Co. (Craven Bank); and the Alliance Bank, London.
The Union Bank of Scotland also issues drafts on
certain branches of the Bank of Scotland, City of
Glasgow Bank, Clydesdale Banking Co., Commercial
Bank of Scotland, and National Bank of Scotland.

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