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Retirement of J P Hilton - 1946

The following images were taken at an event held at the Broad Street Head Office to mark the retirement of the Bank's first General Manager: J P Hilton. Mr Hilton formally retired on March 24th 1946, and the event illustrated was held on April 30th 1946. In the first photograph, Mr Hilton is on the Lord Mayor's right-hand side.


Details of the evening's events, and a presentation made by the staff, are shown at Retirement of J P Hilton (Menu Card, etc)


Nearest the camera are two members of staff who provided entertainment at the evening's event:

Mr C E Harper (at the piano) and Miss M E Smith (contralto)