Messrs Hunter (President) W Beddows
A Tear, J Hardman, N Eyre, G Hunt,
H V Calvert, J Prest, W Booth, E H Robinson
A T Meens A Laycock & the Secretary J Akers.
Pro E H Robinson } that minutes of
Sec A Tear } previous meeting be accepted as a true record.
Pro W Beddows } that £2.2.0 be paid
Sec G Hunt } to that Thornes W M’s Club for the use of the Show Room.
Report of Show
Pro J Hardman } that the
Sec W Beddows } financial statement if the shows be accepted. It was agreed by members that we had done better than expected to lose only £1.0.7 on the
Mr Hunt next raised a point put to him by Mr W Markham who could not attend "That none of the new bulbs from Messrs Barrs be sold to outsiders until they had be grown one year."
The President made it clear on a guarantee by the Secretary that the bulbs to be distributed this year would come from the Secretary’s own Collection
Mr Tear produced a catalogue from
Messrs Barrs advertising all the Old English
Florists varieties at the Chelsea Show.
It was moved Mr Beddows sec Mr Eyre
"That in our Correspondence with Messrs
Barrs they may sell some through the society & that we await events" this was carried.
The Secretary asked for the money to purchase the bulbs be sent to him in
August. Mr Burton, Mr E H Robinson & Mr Beddows paid £5 each.
The Secretary had received three letters & one caller enquiring about some of the Old English Bulbs which the
Presidents had publicised in the
Wakefield Express & the Yorkshire Post
The Secretary to provide these people with the Bulbs.
The following were made new members as a result.
Mr Hunt "Westleigh" Womersly Rd Knottingly
Rev A Littleton Carlinglow Vicarage Batley
Mrs F E Wrightson Wyndham Kirby moorside Yorks
At the Show Mr W H Laycock Northern Collingham
Dr Donald G Ineson "Milestones" Hightown Liversedge
Mr Hirst arrived as the meeting was closing
A Raffle realised 11/6 after 2/6 for Room
Meeting Closed 8 pm
FRHunter Oct 12th 1957