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Northampton Building Society
The first branch was at 5a Newton Road in 1923. [see Trade Directories].

In 1929 it moved into 83 High Street, and in the 1970s it took over the Co-op Permanent Building Society, and then became Anglia Building Society.

After other take-overs it was renamed again as the Nationwide.

Advert in The Rushden Argus, August 1928

Established 1848

Rushden Branch
5a, Newton Road

Open Wednesdays – 3 to 7.15 p.m.

Funds Exceed £3,000,000.

Large Funds Available for Mortgages to Home Owners and Home Buyers.

H. Preston, F.C.I.S. (Secretary)

The bank
The High Street branch was
opened in 1929
Town and County Benefit Building Society

Established 1848

This Society is willing to make a substantial advance towards the purchase of your house, repayable by easy month instalments on unsurpassed terms.

There is no better Building Society.

Call at our local Branch Office
83 High Street, Rushden

Open Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
Saturday 10 a.m,. to 1 p.m.

H Preston, F.C.I.S. Secretary

A 1950s money box. It was opened
at the bank and the money counted whilst the customer waited!

To encourage saving these money boxes were given to customers. The slots for the coins had graduations so the saver could see how much he/she had put into the box. There were two sections for 'Six Pence', one for 'Threepence', and at each end 'Penny or Half-crown', 'Shilling or Threepence', and 'Insert Notes Through Base'.

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