Girvan society to hear history of bank notes

At 7.30pm on Thursday, January 21 at the McKechnie Institute in Girvan, the Girvan History Society will introduce Ronnie Breingan, who will give a talk on Scottish bank notes.

He will speak about the history of the banks in rlation to their note issues. Details will be given of many of the notes issued in the recent past and the notes that were issued, even from Georgian times.

Ronnie Breingan is a retired banker and past president of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Numismatic Society.

He is treasurer of the Ayrshire Coin Club and has worked for many years as a guide at Culzean Castle.

He also wrote a book, ‘Scottish Transport Tokens’ which was published in 2009.