Sat 30th Jun 1956

Members Present Messrs Hunter (President) Hunt, Eyre, Tear, Beddows, Prest, Calvert, Jukes

Hardman, K Robinson Booth Markham & the sec J Akers

Minutes Pro W Beddows } that minutes of

Sec A Tear } last meeting be accepted as a true record.

Correspondence The secretary read a letter from Messrs Wallace & Barr asking for orders from members (for Mr Barr) for English

Tulips so that remainder could be put in Autumn Catalogue.

A letter was also received from

Dr I H B Bedford

Plantation House


Nr Leeds who wished to become a member

Pro N Eyre that he &

Sec A Tear Mr Laycock

19 Woodland Rd

Dewsbury Rd

Wakefield be accepted as members.

The secretary gave a report of the shows & stressed that the Society was short of helpers on the Sunday night at

Altofts Show. The Sale of bloom & the raffle were not too good at the Thornes

Show. A Profit of £6-12-2 was made on the two Shows.


Pro G Hunt } that the report &

Sec HV Calvert } the profit was satisfactory

The Secretary then said he would

at dispose of most of his flowering bulbs (Cavendish Feathered, Paxton Flamed,

Bessie Flamed & Columbine Feathered) to members at 1/- each so that more members would be able to exhibit & the prizes would be better distributed. He would not Show in the English Classes.

members who wanted bulbs from Messrs

Wallace & Barr to send their order to the secretary by Saturday next

Mr Hunter to see Mrs Briggs & Cr Bates.

Raffle Tomatoes & Eggs realised 12/6 after paying 2/6 for room.

Mr Kelner then showed some coloured slides of English Tulips, which blooms had been shown at the Thornes Club this year & also slides of friends & foes in the garden. This was very enlightening & he was thanked by Mr Hunter. It was decided to have some put on to coloured postcards next year.

Meeting closed 8.10 pm

W Beddows Oct 20th 1956


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