Northumbrian solicitor, James Weatherby, was appointed by the Jockey Club as Secretary, Keeper of the Matchbook and Stakeholder.
James published his first Racing Calendar, which recorded results of all horse races run in Britain and Ireland.
The General Stud Book
James published Introduction to The General Stud Book, a record of a new breed of horse devised in England purely for racing.
Our Wellingborough headquarters were opened by the Queen Mother.
Johnny & Roger
The seventh generation of the Weatherby family joined the organisation.
Weatherbys expanded into banking and was issued with a banking licence by The Bank of England.
Arkle Finance, a subsidiary of Weatherbys Bank, was established to provide commercial asset finance services.
Weatherbys Banking Group
The business became two separate entities:
Weatherbys Bank developed into Weatherbys Private Bank and Weatherbys Racing Bank. A new office was opened in central London for the Private Bank.
Weatherbys Hamilton was founded in 2012 as a partnership between Weatherbys Bank and Charles Hamilton. The partnership specialises in all the insurance requirements of private clients, farm and estate owners and the bloodstock industry.
Weatherbys launched in Scotland.
Weatherbys Private Bank opened an office in Edinburgh.