Henry Duncan black plaque in Dumfries

Rev Dr Henry Duncan (1774-1846) Ruthwell Parish Minister, Founder of the Savings Bank Movement in 1810. The Stane Man (above)

Henry Duncan FRSE (8 October 1774 – 12 February 1846) was a Scottish minister, geologist and social reformer. The minister of Ruthwell parish church in Dumfriesshire, he founded the world's first commercial savings bank. He was also an author, publisher and philanthropist.

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