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HISTORY
  HISTORY OF THE BIRMINGHAM MUNICIPAL BANK
 September 1st 1919 to November 20th 1979

 The First Day: September 1st 1919
 Branch Daily Cash Return figures for Deposits and Repayments

 The Bank in 1920
 The Bank's progress in its first trading period: September 1st 1919 to March 31st 1920, and its progress in the following periods:
 
    The Bank in 1927
      The Bank in 1939
     The Bank in 1949
     The Bank in 1959
     The Bank in 1969
     The Bank in 1979
 
Annual Reports
External and Internal Reports providing details of the historical progress of the Bank

 Britain's First Municipal Savings Bank
 The Romance of a Great Achievement - book by the Bank's first General Manager: J P Hilton

 The History of the House Purchase Department
 The establishment and early development of this aspect of the Bank
 
 Retrospect
 The history of the Bank as related (under the title Retrospect) in the souvenir booklet issue for the opening of the Broad Street
       Head Offices: November 27th 1933
 
 The Birmingham Municipal Bank by J P Hilton
 1926 article by the Bank's first General Manager written at the time of the Bradbury Committee to examine Municipal Savings Banks
 
 The Bradbury Committee
 Report of the committee to examine Municipal Savings Banks - issued in 1928
 
 The Case for Municipal Banks by J P Hilton
  Article written shortly after the publication of the report of The Bradbury Committee
 
 Comments on Committee on Municipal Savings Banks
 Comments to the City Council following publication of the Bradbury Committee's report

 Extension of Municipal Banking
 The demand for Municipal Banks in other towns, and for branches of the BMB in areas adjoining Birmingham
 
 Branch Openings by Year
 Year-by-Year summary of number of branches

 The Page Committee to Review National Savings
 The impact on the Bank of this 1973 report

 Whatever Happened to the Municipal Bank
  From Birmingham Municipal Trustee Savings Bank at November 20th 1979,  to eventually become part of the Lloyds TSB Group
 
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BIRMINGHAM CORPORATION SAVINGS BANK
 
Articles regarding the Birmingham Municipal Bank's predecessor,
which commenced business on September 29th 1916;
ceased to take deposits on October 31st 1919;
and was formally wound-up on November 17th 1919