Bakers

06 Dec Kevin Leiper joins the Bakers Incorporation

Kevin chaffing the doughKevin Leiper’s Essay 11th November 2013 with Ex Deacon J. George Ross and Ex Deacon Cameron Ross as Essay Masters and Ex Deacon John Russell as Oversman
Following the application for membership Kevin Leiper was set the traditional Essay by the Bakers Incorporation and this was carried out at the beginning of November.  At a meeting of the Bakers Incorporation later that day Mr Leiper was accepted into the membership of the Incorporation.

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24 Apr Bakers

BakersArms-150x150One of the oldest trades known to man, the Bakers have been at the heart of the Aberdeen business community throughout the existence of the Seven Incorporated Trades.

As one of the few professions to have stayed true to its original form, the trade is steeped in history and current members can trace their roots back through the generations as familiar family names remain prominent.

Quality control has always been a key to success in the trade, with each Aberdeen baker historically using a unique identifying stamp to mark their produce. Fines were meted out to those who used inferior flour or who failed to meet stringent regulations on weight – a mark of the attention to detail which is carried throughout all Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen to this day.

Current Role of Members and Date Joined:

G. Fraser Morrison 1968   Iain W. L. Brown 1986   Daniel Smith 2010
Peter Morrison 1968   Cameron Ross 1993   James Strathdee 2010
Dennis Low 1978   Norman Hutchison 1994   David Ross 2013
J. George Ross 1978   Duncan Love 1995   Kevin Leiper 2013
J. Clive Sangster 1980   Graeme Ross 1995   Gary Leslie 2015
      Andrew Leiper 2000   Alan Leith 2016
Archie Cameron 1984   John Russell 2000    Gregory Russell  2017
John A. Chalmers 1984   Michael Gillan 2004      
Alexander McKinnon 1984   Jonathan Kelly 2004      
Alistair A. Rait 1984   John O’Dowd 2007      

 

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24 Apr Cheque Presentation to Archway

Archway110313On the 11th March 2013, Janine Davies of local Aberdeen based charity who support children and adults with learning disabilities – ARCHWAY – is presented with a cheque by Duncan Love, Deacon of the Bakers Incorporation.

About Archway – Archway is an independent Aberdeen based charity offering a range of innovative community based services to improve the opportunities available and quality of life for people with learning disabilities in Aberdeen and throughout the North East area.

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20 Jun Bakers Evening Raises Funds

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On 20th June 2011 of a cheque presentation was made to The Scottish Motor Neurone Association, after monies were raised at The Baker Incorporation charity evenings.
This particular charity was chosen in memory of Ex Deacon Robert Strathdee, who died from this illness.

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