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Royal Bank of Scotland - 1970
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Royal Bank of Scotland - 1970

This photograph is of the staff of the Royal Bank of Scotland in September 1970 - in a gentler time when we undertook proper banking and long before recent excesses!
I am gald to be out of it but I wish that I had sold my shares!!

Back Row
Ian Gibson; Peter Taylor; Alex Mair; Evan Wylie; Alistair Yule; Brian Leonard; James Watson.

Middle Row(ladies married names given where known)
Maureen Wilson(Tait); Yvonne Leslie; Cynthia Coxon; David Irvine; Shirley Drever(Leonard); Margaret Craigie; Athole Tait(Thomson);

Front Row
Iris Scott(Milne); John Smith; Alan Findlay; John Bevan; Campbell Davie; Jack Macrae; Maisie Muir.

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Picture added on 03 April 2009
Nice photo of Granda Bevan !
Added by Paul Bevan on 25 November 2016
Agreed Paul. I have pleasant memories of when he was in charge of the Stromness Army Cadet Force. Not too sure about his 'human resources' skills, though: he made me a sergeant!
His permanently quizzical eyebrows owed something to an old surgical scar. Who was it that said every man should have a good scar? Not Mike Tyson, a female celebrity I think (Google's no help). John Bevan's was a good one.
Added by Ian Hourston on 07 December 2016
John and Archie Bevan had a sister we called Lettie (presume from Leticia or variants). Lettie married George Clubley who had Orkney connections. George has a fabulous interview (audio only) of flying hurricanes from Kent/ Essex & Sussex in the Battle of Britain after a unique RAF recruitment interview in Stromness...which is actually still available on the Imperial War Museum archives. The link follows www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80016096
Added by Paul Bevan on 01 June 2019
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