Dingley, Pearse & Co

Dingley, Pearse & Co (1856-1922), established in Okehampton, was a past constituent of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

Brief history

This Okehampton private bank was established in 1856 by partners Richard Dingley of Launceston, banker; John Pearse of Hatherleigh, solicitor; Edward Pethybridge of Launceston, banker; George Graham White of Launceston, solicitor; and John Dingley of Launceston, solicitor.

As well as the main office in Okehampton, the bank opened a branch in Hatherleigh and an agency at Chagford.

In 1922 the bank was acquired by National Provincial & Union Bank of England, which appointed partners John Dingley and ED Pethybridge to serve as local directors.

Summary of our archive holdings

Our archival records of Dingley, Pearse & Co have the reference code DIN.

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  • cheque 1893
  • amalgamation papers 1922

Summary of archive holdings elsewhere