For many years, the Bank held an Annual Staff Dinner - many reminiscenses of the staff of this period,
prior to the Second World War, comment on the expectation of the management for them to attend
the venue appears to be a hired room.
The Bank's Assistant General Manager(Frank Ellison) is sitting at bottom right of the photograph
January 23rd 1930
(Ninth Annual Staff Dinner)Menu Card (below)
February 8th 1936:
a large attendance in the Assembly Room at the Broad Street Head Office. The view is towards the southeast corner of the room - on the far wall (each side of the double doors) are the boards listing the members of staff who have been successful in professional examinations.
Fourth from the left, at the table
nearest the camera, is Eric Howlett -
the Bank's future Chief Accountant
The 1938 Annual Dinner
(Birminghan Gazette: February 4th 1938)
The 1939 Annual Dinner(Wednesday, January 18th)