Sat 23rd Jul 1955

Members Present Messrs Beddows (Chairman) Tear

Eyre, Prest, Hardman, Jukes, Calvert, Bell, Midgley, Booth & the sec J Akers.

Pro A Tear sec H Calvert that minutes of previous meeting be accepted as a true record.

Arising out of the minutes the secretary said he had received no reply from Mr Harper

(Durham) who had been made a member.

Before the meeting commenced Mr Beddows asked all present to stand for a moment in memory of Mrs Arnold (Licensee of the Horse

& Jockey Altofts who had died the previous week. A wreath had been sent from the Society


Pro Mr Beddows } that a decorative class

Sec Mr Hardman } be made in our next

Annual Show for (a vase of flowers not necessarily Tulips) decoration allowed. Entries to be taken up to 7 pm. The following prizes were promised 1st £1 Mr Beddows

2nd 10/- Mr Akers

3rd 5/- Mr N Eyre

The secretary distributed booklets on the growing & raising of English Tulips dated 1897

100 of which he had received gratis from Messrs Barrr’s London.

Two members Messrs Bell & Prest ordered English Tulips from Messrs Barrs through the Secretary

The secretary gave 3 lots of Bulbs & Mr Beddows 1 lots for a raffle which were won as follows.

6 Breeders Donor J Akers Winner N Eyre

4 Bessie Fl .. W Beddows

5 .. .. .. A Tear

6 Breeders W Beddows F Booth sold to J Hardman

The Raffle realised 10/- after paying 2/6

for the Room

Meeting closed 7-45 pm


Oct 22 1955


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