Waterloo/25 years service Club Lunch 1998
Some Partners included in this photograph are –
Kate Baynes was a Catering Assistant who was particularly renowned for her cake making.
Veronica Buckenham worked with knitting wools in the haberdashery department.
For some time, Margaret Curtis worked in the lighting department.
Dick Francis was one of the Tradesmen who was involved in building fixtures and fittings for the store. Another member of the Tradesmen was Bob Utteridge who was Captain of the branch Sailing Club and also a Partnership Skipper who took groups of Partners from various branches sailing, on the Partnership yachts, in and around the Solent and even, on occasions, across to France for weeks in the Summer.
When Lorna Howard stood down as Department manager of the Perfumery Department, she continued as a member of the Float team, later known as the Special Sales Department. This team could be sent to any department needing an additional Partner for a limited time; they had to be very versatile. Another member of the Special Sales Team was Frances Waterson, who, at one time lived in the hostel above the shop.
When Linda Lander took on a post in Sales Accounting, she had previously been the Department Manager of the Cash Office.
John Thomas was a well respected member of the Boyswear team.
Peter Murrills worked for many years, even after retirement, in the Furnishing Fabrics Department.
Date of coverage1998
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