Over the main entrance of the former Yorkshire Penny Bank are four portraits of the bank's founders of 1859:
- Colonel Edward Akroyd (1810-1887), Halifax worsted manufacturer and founder of the Yorkshire Penny Bank
- Sir Henry Ripley, 1st Baronet (1813-1882), a prominent Bradford dye works proprietor
- Peter Bent, General Manager of the Bank from 1858.
- John Ward, Director of the Bank between 1873-1880.
Built in 1895 by architect was J. Ledingham.
Sources & Information
Location (N 53°47'51" - W 1°45'24")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gbyh007; Photograph: 31 July 2012
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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