Banks, vicar of Trinity, Hull, prebendary of York in 1712. Venn's entry reads: BANKS, ROBERT College: CHRIST'S Entered: 1667 Born: Died: 1715 Adm. sizar (age 17) at CHRIST'S, May 3, 1667. S. of Robert, of Beck Hall, Giggleswick. B. there. School, Giggleswick. Matric. 1667; B.A. 1670-1; M.A. 1675. R. of Thrybergh, Yorks., 1671-8. R. of Hooton Roberts, 1678. V. of Conisbrough, 1680-1681. V. of Holy Trinity, Hull, 1689-1715. Preb. of Southwell, 1689-95. Preb. of York, 1695-1715. Died 1715. Father of Joseph (1708).(Peile, II. 11.)Issue. His brother Joseph helped pay school fees for his older son, but specifies preferences for particular schools.