Messrs Hunter (president) Beddows
Tear Eyre Hunt Booth Markham Jules (?)
Hardman Prest Calvert Meens & the Sec
Minutes pro Eyre sec Mr Beddows
That minutes of previous AGM be accepted as a true record
Auditors Report. Mr Eyre said that the books of the society were in good order & that the Balance Sheet was satisfactory considering the extra printing, repairs to one of our cups& and Coronation Medal
He also said That we had the usual show at Altofts we may have made a profit Mr Tear concurred.
Secretary’s Report. The secretary explained various items on the balance sheet and while appreciating that we had gained in members at the Altofts end
The Horbury Members seemed to be getting less.
Pro Mr Beddows sec Mr Hunt That the
Auditors report &Balance Sheet be accepted
A Vote of thanks on the Secretary’s report was moved by Mr Hardman sec by Mr Etre.
Election of Officers pro J Akers sec N Eyre
That Mr Hunter be re-elected President.
& that the rest be elected en-bloc.
New Members Pro Mr Prest sec Mr Hunt
That the following be elected members
Mr Jukes 45 Croft Ave Altofts
Cn R Bab "Thornleigh" Northfield Lane Horbury
Mr C Hamshire
Mr G Knight
Shows for 1954
Pro Mr Hunt sec Mr Calvert
That we hold two shows in 1954
Pro Eyre sec Hunt thatwe hold one at Thornes Club. Secretary to write the Club Secretary Dates 15th &16th & 22nd 23rd May pro Mr Eyre sec Mr Hardman that we hold a Show at Altofts.
Pro Mr Calvert sec Mr Meens That the varieties of Old English Tulips having deteriorated in numbers the Society shall give a Trophy to be awarded annually to the best seedling. Mr Hunter agreed to provide such a trophy.
A raffle was held (Prizes ??? donated by
Mr Hunter) realized 12/- after paying2/6 for meeting room. The Secretary’s Honorarium to be £6 as usual. Meeting closed 8pm
Next Meeting March 13th