Scott McKenzie

1953–2024 The sad news that Scott died, in Norfolk, on 14 April was published in the Eastern Daily Press on 22 April 2024. Scott joined HMSO in March 1990 and worked as SEO/PB10 in Personnel Services/Human Resources.  

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Mark Andrew Green

1966-2024 The sad news that Mark died on 25 March 2024 was received from Carol Burgess via Cath Mason-Plath. Mark was born on 17 June 1966 and joined HMSO Norwich on 1 April 1986.  He worked as AO in Print Procurement Division.  He had been undergoing treatment for leukaemia. The Norwich Evening News Death Notice…

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8 March 2024 – From Ian Dougall & Brian Cockram

“Christmas” Lunch, 8th March 2024. A group of former HMSO Norwich bodies gathered at a suitably inexpensive hostelry on the edge of Norwich: The Racecourse. Apparently in the 1960s and early 1970s the hostelry under another name and management had a reputation for late drinking, etc. Now a favourite of pensioners it is obviously the…

Harold John Teedon

1928-2024 The sad news that Harry died in Norwich on 26 February 2024, was notified by Cecil Hughes on 7 March. The Eastern Daily Press Notice can be seen here. Harry joined HMSO on 25 January 1954, working as CO in Accounts, and became Staff Side General Secretary as a result of his considerable involvement with…

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Brian Charles Kirkland

1944–2023 The sad news that Brian died on 28 December 2023 has been published in the Eastern Daily Press. Brian joined HMSO in June 1967 and worked in Norwich as Clerical Officer in Establishments and Print Procurement Divisions.  

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14 January 2024 – The following figures may jog a memory or two

Fifty years ago there were 3,258 Established Civil Servants employed by HMSO, including 229 EOs, 606 COs, 223 CAs, 694 Duplicator Operators, 114 Copy Typists, 233 Printing and Binding Officers, 55 Paperkeepers, 55 Messengers and 85 Assistant Warehouse Supervisors. Currently – 2024 –  the role of Controller of His Majesty’s Stationery Office is undertaken by…