Tag Archives: banks

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2014.18.3

Scale of salaries for staff of the Royal Bank of Scotland, 1970

Photocopy of a scale of salaries for staff working at the Royal Bank of Scotland on Tiree from April 1970. There are three scales for `Male` staff (A-C) and one scale for `Female`. The femal scale is equal to band A (the lowest scale for men) until age 22, when it falls behind by increasing amounts as the female gets older.

2014.18.1

Cover pages of booklets issued to bank staff on Tiree in the 1960s and 1970s

Photocopies of the cover pages of four booklets issued to staff of the Tiree branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland (formerly the National and Commercial Bank of Scotland): (1) `Careers for Girls` and `Your Bank Account` by RBS, and (2) `On the Cash – a practical guide for tellers` and `Organising the Work of a Branch ` an introduction` by NC.

2013.177.1

Audio recording of Mary MacKinnon and Rosemary Omand talking about banking on Tiree, 1949-2013

Mary MacKinnon, Parkhouse, and Rosemary Omand, Kenovay, are interviewed by Dr John Holliday at An Iodhlann on 9th Dec. 2013, about the history of banking on Tiree since its beginnings in 1949 in the Old Reading Room to Rosemary`s retirement in 2013. Topics include the layout of the building in the Reading Room, lack of infrastructure and sanitation, Mary`s exam for her job at the bank in 1951 and her contract, staffing, training, what happened before the bank, built by Hugh MacDonald, Rosemary`s start in 1970 and promotion to Manager in 1997, uniforms, balancing the cash, double keys, accounting, inspections, converting accounts, calculating interest etc, cheques, Mary`s retirement at age 55, bank managers, `Mobile` Banking, and cleaners.

2011.113.9

Photograph of group of six men and women standing outside, ca.1930s

Sepia photograph of four men and women standing by a rocky hill in Scarinish, ca. 1935. Left of picture: Nonian, Mrs George MacFadyen, unknown, Mrs Mackenzie (who lived in the Bank House, Scarinish). Right back Captain George MacFadyen, unknown. George MacFadyen was the grandson of Allan & Amelia MacFadyen, who ran the Scarinish Inn.

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2009.73.1

DVD compilation of old films about Tiree

DVD compilation of six old films about Tiree created for the 2009 Feis Thiriodh film show from archive material from An Iodhlann – with accompanying programme. (1) Family holiday on Tiree 1957, (2) formation of the Crofters` Union 1985, (3) centenary of 1886 Crofters Act 1986, (4) Tiree Association sports day and first commercial flight 1929, (5) Tiree school trip to see concord at Heathrow 1984, (6) about Tiree with a ceilidh in the Lodge Hotel 1992.

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