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Golden Jubilee (1969): Staff Dinner - Reception

The staff dinner held to celebrate the Bank's Golden Jubilee took place on Monday, September 8th 1969.


The reception for members of staff was held in the north corridor on the first floor at Broad Street. This first photograph shows (left to right):
 - Bert Wilner (Head Office Superintendent);
 - the Bank's General Manager and his  wife

   (Mr & Mrs Stanley Guy);
 - Denis Howell (MP for Birmingham Small

   Heath and the Minister for Sport);
 - the Bank's Chairman and his wife
   (Councillor & Mrs Denis Martineau)

A bouquet is presented to Mrs Guy 

Jacquie McCoy (House Purchase Department) presents a bouquet to Mrs Martineau 

Members of staff are presented to the principal guests 

Malcolm Taylor is greeted by Mr & Mrs Stanley Guy. In the background, Bert Wilner announces the guests

Prior to the dinner, staff gather in the Banking Hall. In this photograph, Norman Goddard (centre) has Len Wright to his left 

Geoff Payne (centre) with Jimmy Duff

Left to Right:
    - Howard Powell
    - Geoff Payne
    - Jimmy Duff
    - Tommy Mallett
    - Joyce Powell

Tom Murphy chats to two young ladies (on the right: Diane Dainty) in front of a display illustrating the Bank's history


Bottom Right:

Malcolm Taylor with other members of the Bank's staff





Bottom Left:
In the Committee Board Room:
Hedley Massey (the Bank's Assistant
General Manager) with a member of the Bank's Committee of Management

- Alderman W R Lewis