Celebrating the Presidents of the Society

1st President - 1916 to 1919

Francis Wood

7th President - 1926 to 1929

W Butterworth

13th President - 1937 to 1938

WES Turner

19th President - 1948 to 1950

WM Hampton

25th President - 1959 to 1960

JB Murgatroyd

31st President - 1971 to 1973

Peter Jackson

37th President - 1983 to 1985

Maurice Wallage

43rd President - 1993 to 1994

David Martlew

49th President - 2002 to 2004

Adrian Wright

55th President - 2014 to 2017

Russell Hand


2nd President - 1919 to 1921

Stanley Jenkinson

8th President - 1929 to 1930

Herbert Webb

14th President - 1938 to 1940

CJ Peddle

20th President - 1950 to 1952

Herbert Bateson

26th President - 1960 to 1963

LHA Pilkington

32nd President - 1973 to 1975

RG Newton

38th President - 1985 to 1987

Cledwyn Davies

44th President - 1994 to 1996

Roy Nickels

50th President - 2004 to 2006

John Parker



3rd President - 1921 to 1922

Morris Travers

9th President - 1930 to 1931

C Wilson

15th President - 1940 to 1942

SB Bagley

21st President - 1952 to 1954

Arnold Cousen

27th President - 1963 to 1965

RW Douglas

33rd President - 1975 to 1977

WEC Stuart

39th President - 1987 to 1989

Terry Busby

45th President - 1996 to 1998

Peter Sewell

51st President - 2006 to 2008

David Martlew



4th President - 1922 to 1924

WES Turner

10th President - 1931 to 1933

Edward Meigh

16th President - 1942 to 1944

Solomon English

22nd President - 1954 to 1956

G Cunningham

28th President - 1965 to 1967

Alec Clarke

34th President - 1977 to 1979

VC Hender

40th President - 1989 to 1991

Bill Lee

46th President - 1998 to 2000

John Clark

52nd President - 2008 to 2010

Margaret West



5th President - 1924 to 1925

Stanley Halse

11th President - 1933 to 1935

Guy Evers

17th President - 1944 to 1946

Harry Moore

23rd President - 1956

JH Partridge

29th President - 1967 to 1969

LE Norton

35th President - 1979 to 1981

Stanley Race

41st President - 1991 to 1993

Neil McDonnell

47th President - 2000

Richard Bell

53rd President - 2010 to 2012

Brian McMillan

Presidents' Jewel of Office

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6th President - 1925 to 1926

TC Moorshead

12th President - 1935 to 1937

BP Dudding

18th President - 1946 to 1948

GIC Marchand

24th President - 1957 to 1959

CE Ramsden

30th President - 1969 to 1971

Alec Garstang

36th President - 1981 to 1983

WUH Gregg

42nd President - 1993

D Rotherham

48th President - 2000 to 2002

John Henderson

54th President - 2012 to 2014

Roger Penlington

Presidents' Jewel of Office

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