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2020
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 Details
 Nov 16
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 Addition of further articles from editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
 
       Letters to the Editor
 
 
 Nov 10
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 Addition of further articles and reports from editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
 
       TABLE TENNIS CLUB
 Nov 6
 
 
 
 Addition of the names of 244 members of staff (male 62; female 182).
 Names obtained from listing of recruits and resignations in the Staff Magazine CONTACT.
 The majority of the listings extracted from magazines issued in the period 1971 to 1979
 
 Oct 27
 
MANAGEMENT
 
 
 Amendment of Branch Management section to include details of the restructuring of
 the Branch Network in the 1970s to include Area and Group Managers
 
       BRANCH MANAGEMENT
 
 
 Oct 27
 
STAFF
 
 
 Document issued by the General Manager to staff advising them of the main changes arising from
 the BMBs change of status to a TSB
      
 
 
 Oct 15
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 Addition of further articles and reports from editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
 
       FOOTBALL CLUB
 
       LAWN TENNIS CLUB
 
 
 Oct 10
 
 STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
  
 
 
 
 Addition of articles from various editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
      
 Sept 28
 
 STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
  
 
 
 RAMBLING CLUB
 
 Addition of articles from editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
  

 - Summer 1962

 - Autumn 1967

 
       
 Sept 24
 
 
   
 
 IMAGE 150 - Head Office Banking Hall - 1967
 
       
 Sept 22
 
 
   
 
 
       
 Sept 19
   
 Extracts from the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
   

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Retirement of F M Thompson

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Retirement of B P Hayward

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Retirement of A W Hopkins

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Tribute to Elsie Bullock

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Retirement of G L Boden

 
       
 Sept 18
   
 Addition of further examples:
       

MB 67: Monthly Recapitulation Return

MB 71: Daily Check Sheet - Deposits (Extraction Pad)

MB 76: Home Safe Agreement

MB 244: Request for Cheque (postal transaction)

MB 258: Request for Cheque (personal transaction)

Claim for Tax Relief re No 2 Department Account

 
 
 Sept 10
   
 Extracts from the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
       

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Retirement of E R Jennings

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Retirement of T A E Wilner

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Retirement of W A Camwell

 
 
 Sept 3
 
 
   
 
 IMAGE 149 - Lunch in Head Office - circa 1975
 
 
 Aug 31
 
 
   
 
 Staff Conferences - Author Unknown 
 
 
 Aug 28
 
 
   
 Aug 28
   
 
 CONTACT Magazine - Issues and Editors - additional details including more examples of magazine covers 
 
 
 Aug 20
 
 
   
 
 More Recollections of my Career (1962 - 1990)  by John Winterbottom 
 
 
 Aug 14
 
 
   
 
Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Wheeler Street (July 1928 - June 1937)
 - Cotteridge (July 1924 - July 1936)
 - Perry Common (April 1926 - January 1935)
 - Sandwell (October 1924 - March 1934)
 
 
 July 27
   
 Details of the vehicles purchased by the Bank in the 1920s
 
 
 July 17
 
 
   
 How Oldbury Urban District Council became the first area outside the
 City of Birmingham to have a branch of the Bank
 
 July 3
 
 
   
 Record of Attendances by Committee Members and details of the annual formalities
 conducted at the start of each Municipal Year in November
 
 June 6
 
 
   
Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Short Heath (June 1925 - January 1936)
 - Horse Fair (May 1926 - December 1936)
 - Billesley (January 1922 - June 1936)
 - Stechford (July 1921 - April 1939)
 
 May 20
   
Building Plans relating to the construction of branch premises, submitted to the
 City Engineer & Surveyor's Office, as required by Birmingham's 'Bye-Laws for Regulating the
 Construction of New Streets and New Buildings'. Plans added regarding the following branches:
 
 
 May 15
 
 
   
Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Sherlock Street (October 1923 - November 1936)
 - Heybarnes (February 1927 - April 1936)
 - Little Bromwich (February 1926 - May 1936)
 - Springfield (February 1920 - October 1939)
 - Bearwood (November 1919 - October 1936)
 
 May 14
 
 Plans submitted to the  City Engineer & Surveyor's Office for proposed alterations at
 Bearwood (177 Sandon Road); the temporary premises occupied from 1919 to 1929.
 The work planned was never commenced when a site for permanent premises was found
 
 Apr 30
 
 
 Apr 30
 
 
 Apr 24
 
 
 
Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Sparkhill (November 1926 - July 1939)
 - Alum Rock (June 1925 - February 1939)
 - Selly Park (July 1924 - November 1938)
 
 Apr 22
 
Building Plans relating to the construction of branch premises, submitted to the
 City Engineer & Surveyor's Office, as required by Birmingham's 'Bye-Laws for Regulating the
 Construction of New Streets and New Buildings'. Plans added regarding the following branches:
 
 Apr 4
 Details of the Bank's involvement in Birmingham Corporation's scheme to sell municipal houses
 between the First and Second World Wars
 Feb 7
 Additional details added regarding the early history of the branch originally created
 for the exclusive use of the employees of Cadbury Brothers
 Feb 7
 The facility provided by the Bank that enabled citizens to pay for dustbins hired from the Salvage Dept.
 Feb 4
 
 
 Feb 4
 
 
 Additional material added to existing pages:
 
 
 Jan 16
 
 Replacement Site Search Facility
 
 
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Updates in 2019