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These may well jog some memories so just click on any of the following articles and let us have your comments or, better still, write in with your own favourite story.


January 2011       John Edward Pitson MBE

Sept-Nov 2009    Marriage Lines (a journey around Australia)
                               plus consolidated version

February 2009    Garbage from Florida
                              by Jack Keating

February 2009    Preamble and Lays Of The Last Minstrel  
                              byKirriemuir

November 2008   92 Years with HMSO Presses
                               by Walter ‘Robbie’ Robinson and his son Terry

September 2008  Still Rambling by Barry Palmer

August 2008          Cretan Update – Stetson Hats All Round
                                 by Ken Wanstall

October 2007         A4 and Letter paper sizes steeped in history

August 2007          Book conservation by very remote control
                                 
by John Westwood

June 2007               Hobbit and The Ball of Kirriemuir

February 2007        Goa 2007: A Tale of Two Realities

August 2006           Shepherdess Walk Dramatic Society

 

May 2006                 What the Papers Didn't Say

 

December 2005     The Second Tuesday In December Society
                                  by Reg Walker

 

December 2005      What a Life by John Westwood

 

May 2005                 Changing face of HMSO London’s office buildings
                                  by Reg Walker

 

May 2005                 The Village Farmers' Market  by Nala Shyne

 

April 2005                Notes from the Village by Nala Shyne

 

March 2004             Cornwall House and The Man Who Never Was
 

May 1997                 Lands End to John O'Groats by Terry Walls 


1997                         An exchange of views. . .

 

28 October 1994    Retirement Day by Fred Stubbs
 

12 July 1994            A Garden Party by Fred Stubbs

 

1991                         CW Blundell on JB Gotts

 

2 August 1990        A day in Downing Street

 

1986                         Retirements 1976-1986

 

30 April 1986           Royal Progress

 

1951-1986              SO Review  – A brief History

 

mid-1980s               An Embarrassing Moment in The Service of The Crown 
                                 by Pat Kennedy

 

1985                         Belfast in the Grand Oul' Times by Peter McAuley

 

1984-5                     Progress  1984-5

 

February 1984        Progress  Issue 1

 

June 1980              SO Review  June 1980 by Reg Walker

 

January 1980         House hunting HMSO style by Pat Kennedy

 

1971-1977              Harrow Press News  1971-1977 by Reg Walker

 

July-August 1977   July-August 1977 Information Circulars

 

June 1977               Two Thousand Years of British Life by Muriel V Searle

 

May-June 1977       May-June 1977 Information Circulars

 

Jan-Feb 1977          January-February 1977 Information Circulars

 

1 May 1975              The Jolly Tilers: A Secret Society?

 

10 Sept 1973          Sovereign Club Visitors' Book

 

1971                         Altantic House by John Wellington Wells

 

1970-71                   Retirements: 1970-1971by Reg Walker

 

February 1970        Overheard in GD, February 1970 by Nodge Carnegie 

c1970                       Sovereign House Computers
by Howard Wheeldon

 

1970                         Mixing with the mighty by Harry Teedon

 

1960s                       Memories of P5 in the sixties by  “Lilac Lil”

 

April 1969                SO Review  April 1969

 

1968                         History of the OMRS

 
1967                         Joining HMSO (Layout) by Ken Arnoldi

1966-8                     Paddy's Pay Parades by Vic Kefford
 

1963–1968              Introspection, Trainspotting and Wine-sousing

 

1965                         SO Review — 40 Years On by Reg Walker

 

1965                         Les Crawford: Early days with HMSO OMTS

 

August 1963           SO Review  No.202

 

1962                         Ernie How — A Memory from Harry Teedon

 

1961                         Pocock Street Memories

c.1957/8                   Old Times by Mike Breslin

c.1955                      Happy Days in Bainbridge Street by Harry Teedon

 

1953                         Up and down the City Road, in and out the Eagle

                                  by David Roberts

 

1951                         Northern Area Branch Amateur Dramatic Society
                                  by Reg Walker

 

1950                         Memories of Pay Clerk Duties

 

1948                         David Roberts recalls 57 years ago

1946                         Post-war layout and design by Arthur Phillips

1940                         HMSO in 1940


 

 

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