Nostalgia: Staff at Rothesay’s telephone exchange

The staff of Rothesay's telephone exchange, pictured in the early 1970s.
The staff of Rothesay's telephone exchange, pictured in the early 1970s.

For our latest trip down memory lane we feature the members of staff at Rothesay’s telephone exchange in the early 1970s.

Contributed by Pat Mercer, the pic was taken at the wedding of one member of the team, Marie Hanson.

Those pictured are as follows.

Back row: May Bagshawe, Elspeth Hughes, Cath Cuthill.

Middle row: Jan McConnell, Sheena Budge, Pat Smithson (now Mercer), Jennifer Shaw, Alison Mowat, Marie Hanson, Grace Humphries, Margaret Gilchrist, Margaret Murray.

Front row: Val Walker (now Bartlett), Margaret McMillan (now Potter), Roberta Livingstone (now Lyall), Sandra Cameron (now Thompson).

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