Tain Museum Image Library

Tain Post Office and GPO Staff
Tain Museum Image Library
Tain Post Office and GPO Staff

Photo taken approximately 1955 - 1956. The occasion could be the recognition for years of service with the Post Office by Hugh Grant or it may be marking his retirement.
Front Row: ? , Post Master, Post Mistress, Post Master from Dingwall, ? .
2nd Row from Right to Left: Far right John B. Shivas, Margaret Ross,
Bertie Macdonald, Elizabeth Macmillan, Joyce Allen,
Picture added on 23 May 2011
Comments:
The lady in the middle of the front row is Miss Walker who was Postmistress at Tain in the early 1950's. She lived in Knockbreck St. When my father moved to Tain in 1945 he lodged with Miss Walker prior to the family moving.
Added by Malcolm Anderson on 08 July 2014
Some info sent in by Pam Shivas from a newspaper article dated 1955.
In the Dingwall Postal Area, Safe driving awards for 1955 have been presented to the following Drivers:
Dingwall: R.A. MacDonald (1year)
Invergordon: T.J. Mackenzie (1year)
Tain: H.R. Grant (4th bar to OakLeaf-14 years), J.B. Shivas (5year medal), R. MaDonald(3years)
Added by Tain and District Museum on 14 February 2016
The lady on the front row ? is Enid Tree. There is another picture of Enid outside the Post Office in the High Street.
Anonymous comment added on 17 August 2016
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