How it all started - Wednesday13th October, 1948

Present at the inaugural meeting on the 13th October 1948 at 7pm were Mrs Poulson (President), Vice President: Mrs P Newnham. The first full meeting was held on the 21st November 1948. 44 paid up members were present. 6 members made teas.

The annual subscription in 1948 was 3/6d or 17½p in today's money. Allowing for inflation the value in 2018 would be £6.51.

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Left to right - Pamela Newnham, Violet Wright, Doris Porcelli & Doris Russell.


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Left to right - Doris Russell, Doris Porcelli, Violet Wright & Pamela Newnham photographed in 1988.