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.
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.
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.
The business became two separate entities:
1. Weatherbys Ltd
2. Weatherbys Banking Group
Weatherbys Bank developed into Weatherbys Private Bank and Weatherbys Racing Bank. A new office was opened in central London for the Private Bank.
The insurance business, Weatherbys Hamilton, was founded to provide brokerage services to private clients, estates and bloodstock.
Weatherbys launched in Scotland.
Weatherbys Private Bank opened an office in Edinburgh.