Pauline Palmer was delighted to see this recent Remember When picture of the Portsea Island Co-op’s check office in its Fratton Road headquarters.
She says: ‘I started my first job at 15 years of age in there. Such memories. Sorting thousands of ‘checks’, then, if you were lucky, progressing to a machine girl to total them on a Plus adder ready for the dividend pay out.
‘What would today’s generation make of it?’