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Ruthwell savings bank Museum

In 1810 the Rev. Henry Duncan opened the worlds first savings bank here at Ruthwell, based on the principal that ordinary people could earn interest on their savings. He set up his table in this building once a week so he could conduct the business of the savings bank. Map location.

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