Our people in the community

Ten items exploring the community lives of bank workers over the centuries.

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Presentation box in which the papers of the North East Division of Loyal London Volunteers were stored.

Portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn of William Simpson, cashier of the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Portrait by David Wilkie of the prominent lawyer, campaigner and founder of National Bank of Ireland.

Notice published by Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Bank announcing its forthcoming bank holidays.

Children's book with illustrations by former bank clerk Randolph Caldecott.

A Byzantine Pleiad, poems translated from Greek by bank chairman Walter Leaf.

Presented to John Roberts, manager of National Provincial Bank's Menai Bridge branch.

Letter from Olympic sprinter Walter Rangeley to his employers at Westminster Bank.

Record card listing contributions by Westminster Bank to various disaster funds.

Worn by a volunteer participating in the NatWest CricketForce programme.