Our people in the community

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

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81: Box for Volunteer papers, 1802

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

82: Raeburn portrait, 1809

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

83: Daniel O'Connell portrait, 1838

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

84: Bank holiday notice, 1896

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

85: Jackanapes, c.1910

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

86: Book of poetry, 1920

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

87: Retirement testimonial, 1923

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

88: Letter from a star runner, 1928

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

89: Disaster donations, 1897-1932

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

90: CricketForce T-shirt, 2011

Worn by a volunteer participating in the NatWest CricketForce programme.