Autumn 1994 saw Kelso hospital bid farewell to both its chaplain, the Reverend Robert Hamilton, and pianist Davenia Inglis, who between them had notched up a total of 81 years’ service.
Miss Inglis had been the hospital’s pianist since 1957, while Mr Hamilton had served as chaplain since 1950.
Tickets for the first National Lottery draw went on sale on November 14, 1994.
There were 15 outlets selling the tickets in the Borders.
Pictured are Vivien and Elaine Bouglas from Hawick, and Gavin Redmond, sales assistant at John Menzies in the town.