Glasgow Union Banking Company

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Predecessor firm of Lloyds. Founded in 1830 as the Glasgow Union Banking Company, a joint-stock bank, then changed its name to Union Bank of Scotland in 1843, the year in which it bought out the Glasgow and Ship Bank, itself formed through the merger of The Ship Bank and the Glasgow Banking Company in 1836. The Glasgow Union Banking company also absorbed Sir William Forbes, James Hunter & Co. of Edinburgh, among others, in the 1830s.