What could possibly link Robert Gordon’s College – the Grammar School and the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen?
An unlikely conundrum but they are linked – by one person – but not recorded and perhaps not realised………until now and here is how it happened.
I was preparing to travel to Edinburgh to attend the Association’s Dinner in November 2017, my first as President, and checking that I had all that I needed for the function; Toast to Robert Gordon; President’s Speech and the President’s Badge of Office. I had been given the badge some month’s earlier when elected President but, in truth, had not looked at it. I needed to check that it was the right badge and to check how it was worn. It is a substantial gold and enamel badge of office worn with an elaborate neck chain. I turned it over and saw the engraved legend: …
Late Deacon Convener James MacPhail Massie – 1934 / 35Read More »