30 Jun Bakers welcome New Member
The newest member to the Aberdeen Bakers Incorporation, Alan Leith, was admitted as a Burgess of Trade on the morning of the 29th June 2016 at a ceremony in the City Council Chambers in the Towns House.
Presided over by the Lord Provost with the full Council in attendance, Late Deacon Convener David N Parkinson, standing in for Deacon Convener Sandy McKinnon, proposed Alan for admission as a free burgess of the City.
After paying the customary dues of five shillings Scots in a white purse to the Lord Provost. Alan was presented with his Burgesses Certificate.
Also see Alan Leith’s essay piece.