The 17th Chief Cashier, Ernest Musgrave Harvey was born on 27 July 1867. He joined the Bank in 1885, becoming Deputy Chief Cashier in 1902 and Chief Cashier on 6 May 1918. On 30 March 1925 he was appointed Comptroller. He was a Director from 1928-1929 and Deputy Governor until 1936. Ernest Harvey was knighted in 1920 and created a Baronet in 1933. He died on 17 December 1955. Harvey notes were issued from the following branches: Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Hull, Newcastle, Birmingham, Plymouth and Bristol.