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Walker, George Washington Hobart [Town] Savings Bank, Tasmania. University of Tasmania Special and Rare Materials Collections, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

To encourage temperance and thrift George Washington Walker opened a savings facility in his store. From 1845 it traded as the Hobart Savings Bank. Over time the bank developed into the Savings Bank of Tasmania. J.B. Cotton's Hobart Town Savings Bank book is held in the University Library Special and Rare Materials collections. Photo - Private deposit W9/Ph 125. Bankbook - Private deposit DX 19/247

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, J.B. Cotton, George Washington Walker, Hobart Savings Bank, Savings Bank of Tasmania, Hobart Town Savings Bank
Publisher: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Materials Collections
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:19
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/1493
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