Deposit and current accounts of Caisse des dpts, &c., including savings banks 15,328,840
Depositors in savings banks represent about twentynine in every hundred persons, and in 1906 the sum deposited amounted to £37,205,000 in the names of 1,152,000 persons.
The greatest number of savings banks exists in Lombardy; Piedmont and Venetia come next.
His father, Edward Wakefield (1774-1854), author of Ireland, Statistical and Political (1812), was a surveyor and land agent in extensive practice; his grandmother, Priscilla Wakefield (1751-1832), was a popular author for the young, and one of the introducers of savings banks.
There were, in 1906, 24 national banks and 269 state banks, but no trust companies, private banks or savings banks.