18 Nov Leopard Magazine features New Deacon Convener
The November issue of the Leopard Magazine features an interesting article about Deacon Convener, Sandy McKinnon, and his election as the 427th Deacon Convener of the Seven Incorporated Trades.
“New Deacon Convener of the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen is previous master of Trades Hospital, baker Sandy McKinnon. Sandy was unanimously elected at October’s meeting in the Trinity Hall, as the 427th Deacon Convener.
Previous incumbent David N Parkinson now becomes Late Deacon Convener, having focused his time in office on further promoting links with the educational establishments in Aberdeen to build on the original ethos of the Incorporated Trades through “apprenticeships” and historical research.”