A Meeting held 11th May 1908
present J. Hardwick (in chair), A. Moorhouse,
T.W. Tyson, J. Wright, J. Taylor, W. Tunnicliffe,
& I. Whitworth
The Hon. Secretary reported that the
Chairman (W. Mellor) was very seriously ill.
The Minutes of last meeting were
read & confirmed.
A letter received from Mr H. Gill was
read stating his intention to exhibit with the
amateurs. As however he resided about
12 miles away it was suggested that to make
his qualification in order an alteration be
made in the 10 miles area rule passed on
(page 9) the 6th April next when it was proposed by
Mr Taylor & seconded by Mr Tunnicliffe
"That the rule passed
on 6th April last be
rescinded & the radius increased to 15
Miles from the Cathedral" carried unan’.
The Hon. Secretary was instructed to
write Mr Needham asking if he would
officiate as one of the judges in the amateur
The question as to date for show was
next discussed & it was proposed by Mr Hardwick & seconded by Mr Wright
"That the annual exhibition be held on
Saturday the 30th May & following days".
The balance sheet for 1907 was Presented
by the Treasurer & duly audited & passed
& ordered to be printed & circulated.