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MEMORIES
 
This section of the Website recalls various aspects of the BMB's history,
through personal recollections of staff members,
and also through articles written by them and others
Reference
Number 
 Subject
 Author
 001
 Revolver was kept on top of the safe  Stanley Guy
 002
 Customers  Norman Worwood
 003
 The BMB in 1949/1951  Stella Linnington (nee Bradbury)
 004
 Perry Beeches Branch, and other adventures with Richard Mann  David Parkes
 005
 Rubber Stamps and Their Dangers  Norman Worwood
 006
 The New Cheque Service  Norman Worwood
 007
 The March Balance, With a Difference  Norman Worwood
 008
 Bank Accommodation  Norman Worwood
 009
 Staff Discipline, or Burning the Candle at Both Ends  Norman Worwood
 010
 Staff Discipline, re: Dress Codes  Norman Worwood
 011
 Recruitment  Norman Worwood
 012
 Qualifications, and the Last Chance Saloon  Norman Worwood
 013
 Working Relationships  Norman Worwood
 014
 Just People  Norman Worwood
 015
 A 'Plumber' Calls  Richard Mann
 016
 My First Day  Bob Fernie
 017
 Preservation of the Bank's Assets  David Parkes; Keith Boden; Tony Green; Norman Worwood
 018
 Kingstanding Branch, and a charismatic manager  David Parkes
 019
 House Purchase Department  Eric Bignell
 020
 £500 Under Floorboards  [author unknown]
 021
 My First Promotion  Steve White
 022
 Reminisences, Tales, and Incidents  Frank Whitehouse
 023
 A Few Random Recollections of the Birmingham Municipal Bank  Norman Ling
 024
 Some Early Recollections of the Bank, including the Corporation Savings Bank  Marion Robottom
 025
 Incidents - Humorous and Otherwise: 1922 - 1969  Hedley Massey
 026
 Memories  Len Wright
 027
 Early Days at Sparkbrook Branch  Harold Carver
 028
 Recollections of the Bank's Committee Clerk  Arthur Everall
 029
 Safe Deposit Department  Norman Monk
 030
 Memories  Frank Jones
 031
 Banking Tales  Albert Williams
 032
 Forty Years a Showman  Albert Williams
 033
 Broad Street Revisited  David Parkes
 034
 Nostalgia  Fred Parsonage
 035
 The Day the Municipal Bank Obstructed the Tram Track  Charles Harper
 036
 Two Amusing Incidents  Frank Ellison
 037
 Memories of the Early Days of the Bank  Henry Bayliss
 038
 All by Hand!  Norman Worwood
 039
 Relief Working  Norman Worwood
 040
 A Moving Experience  Harry Calver
 041
 Talking it Out  Godfrey Boden
 042
 .... and Saturday Morning  Harry Calver
 043
 A Day in the Life of a Branch Manager  Norman Worwood
 044
 Humour at the Municipal Bank  [author unknown]
 045
 Let Me See My Money  H V Morton
 046
 The Husband's Pocket Money  [author unknown]
 047
 Magic Moments  Harry Calver
 048
 Floral Tributes  Godfrey Boden
 049
 The Bank Chess Club  Norman Worwood
 050
 Short Memories  Sue Brookes; Michael Bourke; Jeanette Parkes
 051
 One Man's Journey  Howard Powell
 052
 Counter Productive  David Parkes
 053
 Memories of my Working Career  John Marshall
 054
 Opening a Branch Bank in 1919  Frank Whitehouse
 055
 Frank  Hood
 056
 Bankers in Uniform - 2  Bernard Hayward
 057
 Bankers in Uniform - 3  Geoff Payne
 058
 Them Lawful Occasions  Ted Viney
 059
 Humour in the Telephone Exchange  Marjorie Rayner
 060
 The Bank as Seen Through the Eyes of a Junior  [author unknown]
 061
 Around the Branches in Eighty Days  Les Dobson & Norman Yardley
 062
 Half-Crowns in their Petticoats  Various (17 members of the Bank's staff)
 063
 Saving at the Local Municipal  Various
 064
 But Once a Year  Harry Calver
 065
 The Joys of Working at a Branch  [authors unknown]
 066
 A Gassy Story  E M & H Peers
 067
 Bother Over Bearwood  [author unknown]
 068
 The Modern Bank Clerk  [author unknown]
 069
 Down Memory Lane  Harold Turner
 070
 Recollections of my Career (1962 - 1990)  John Winterbottom
 071
 Neville Chamberlain Centenary  Stanley Guy
 
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