Bank of New South Wales
The Bank's place in the KellyGang story
The bank at Jerilderie was owned by the bank of New South Wales, now known as Westpac.
After the robbery at Jerilderie the banks in New South Wales lobbied the Government to increase the reward. The banks also contributed to the reward.
Towns with branches
The bank provided many services that related to the transfer of money. The rich could afford cheque accounts.
The bank stored cash to settle transactions and it made loans.
Many a farmer lost everything when the bank foreclosed on a loan.