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Hilda Harding entered Barclays in 1934 as a short hand typist, becoming secretary to the Local Head Office Directors at Reading in 1941. She was one of the first women in 1947 to attend the bank's training school at Chester House, Wimbledon. In 1958, Hilda was appointed as the UK's first female branch manager at a new branch in Hanover Street, London.
Head Office Circular announcing the appointment of Hilda Harding as branch manager

Date

15 May 1958

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