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J.S. Take Over Tress House.
Last Dance of the Season
Branches Beat Depot
Veterans Meet at Blackfriars
A Shop Transformed
' V ' for...
J.S. Take Over Tress House
The corner of Blackfriars Road and Stamford Street. The building to the right of the Midland Bank will be occupied by the General Office. It is connected at the rear with the building which appears to the left of the Bank and...
From the 14th of August to the 29th, incessant rain, so that I could not stir, and was now very careful not to be much wet. In this confinement, I began to be straitened for food ; but venturing out twice, I one day killed a...
Last Dance of the Season at Blackfriars
THE Canteen, with its concealed lighting, banks of flowers and bunches of balloons, had a very festive appearance on the night of the Griffin Dance on March 19th. The music of Len Henshaw was as good and lively as ever and...
Branches beat Depot at Dulwich
The Branches representative team look pleased with their victory. In a match which has been judged the best seen at Dulwich for years, a representative Branches Team scored a 4-3 victory over a Depot team. At half time the...
Veterans meet for Tea at Blackfriars
The J.S. Veterans Annual Reunion and Concert was held this year on March 29th at Blackfriars. The attendance was as usual a very good one and a grand time was enjoyed by all. The last year has been a busy one for the...
A Shop Transformed
Putney High Street re-opens as a J.S. Branch Looking the full length of the new J.S. shop in Putney High Street. Readers will realise the enourmous change made if they refer to J.S. Journal, February, 1955, p. 38, which ...
May 21, 1778. We all breakfasted, dined and slept again at Weston. I walked up to the White Hart with Mr. Lewis and Bill to see a famous Woman in Men's Cloaths, by name Hannah Snell who was 21 years as a common soldier in the...
'V' for Victorious
Griffin ' V take it easy at half-time. L. to R., W. Norfolk, B. Basford, C. Glitz, D. Chumbley, H. Woolley, G. Sims (Secretary) at rear talking to R. Whiting, R. McArthur, F. Platts, B. Franklin, V. Hazell (just visible sitting...
Why Paints Flake
MR. B. BUTLER, Director of Leyland Paints Ltd., writes on one of the home-decorator's difficulties A POINT which is too seldom understood by the amateur decorator is that the natural action of a paint film is slowly to ...
S.S.A. Summer Fete
Make a Date for the S.S.A. SUMMER FETE At Dulwich on Bank Holiday Monday, August 1st. 11.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. Lunches, Teas and Suppers will be available Athletic Events * Tennis Finals * Bowls Finals Sideshows Kiddies'...
Mr. John's visit to Ceylon
Mr. John sends us these pictures taken on his recent visit to Ceylon. Top picture, left, shows him picking two leaves and a bud from a bush in a tea plantation. With him is Mrs. Wood, wife of the manager of George Payne Ltd....
People at Ilford's Dance
Pictures on this page are from 'A' Section's very successful dance at the Churchill Hall, Ilford, on March 15th. ABOVE, left. Mr. Bull and guest, Mr. and Mrs. Heggles and Mrs. Chidley. ABOVE, right. Mr. and Mrs. Schofield,...
Bom 1878 - Died 1955 Mr. Frank, Mr. Alfred and Mr. J. B. Sainsbury photographed together on a happy occasion in 1938 when the depot staff went on an outing to Margate. THOSE in the Eastern Counties who knew Mr. Frank, one...
CONGRATULATIONS and Best Wishes to :—
Miss Rva Cage of Norwich who has just completed 40 years' service with
J.S. She started on the despatch counter on March 28th, 1915, and has
been First Clerk since 1927.
MARRIAGES (BETWEEN MEMBERS OF J.S. STAFF)
Very best wishes for their future happiness to :—
Miss G. M. Arnold (Brondesbury) and Mr. P. J. Coition (128 Kilburn)
Miss G. Fairall and Mr. B. Taylor of Seaford
Miss S. Knight and...
We regret to record the death of Mr. W. W. Buchanan who joined the
Depot in 1920 and retired in 1946. We extend our deepest sympathy to
his wife and family.
Staff Movements and Promotions
MOVEMENTS and PROMOTIONS
W'e are pleased to record the following promotions : —
A. Ranger Personal Assistant to Feltham
to Mr. Walter
TO HEAD BUTCHER
R. D. Barnes of Fulham to 87 Balham
R. W. Driver of...
'O' Section Darts Tournament Cup Winners
'O' Section Darts Tournament Cup Winners.
L. to R., Messrs. McEvoy, Chiverton, Pratt, Woodley and Rayner.
The Sales Office ' B ' team above, defeated Sales Office ' A ' Team
in this first season of inter-office darts. ' B '...
The Queen in Southwark
THE QUEEN IN SOUTHWARK
A unique event in Southwark history took place within a half-mile
of Stamford House on Maundy Thursday when H.M. The Queen
visited Southwark Cathedral to distribute the Royal Maundy, the
first time that...
News of J.S. Staff on National Service
NEWS OF J.S. STAFF ON NATIONAL SERVICE
The following are extracts from some of the letters we have received from our men on
National Service since our last publication :—
T. G. BLOUNT, 24 Brighton. .Gosport (Army). Has...
The Staff of 21 Epsom
At the party given to Mr. Short, retiring manager of 21 Epsom,
a presentation was made to him by the staff. Our picture shows
the staff of 21 Epsom with, seated in the foreground, L. to R.,
Mr. Holder, Mr. Short, Mr. Leach, the...
At the Colchester Annual Dinner at the Red Lion Mr. Hedges makes a
wedding presentation to Mr. Dyer on behalf of managers and officials
of his area. In the picture, L. toR. a r e (seated) Mrs. Finch, Mrs. Watson,
On his return to England
On his return to England from Ceylon one of Mr. John's first calls was at Marylebone High St. to see our West End self-service store there. He is seen above talking to Mr. Hill the Manager, and (centre) Head Butcher, Mr....