MEMBERSHIP issues… looking back.
21.07.86 John Clark left the Club to work in the Sudan for VSO JC replaced on the Committee by Arnold Taylor)
1988 Membership 50 listed 13.06.88 Wilf Turnbull offered Honorary membership
16.01.89 Brian Aston to look after Attendance Book
17.04.89 Mr Angus wished to retire; offered Honorary Membership
19.03.90 Members asked to wear Probus Lapel badges provided by the Club
23.04.90 Mr D.A.H.Harris given Honorary Membership
20.02.91 John Clark resigned from the Club
15.04.91 E. Brooke S. Smith
13.04.92 Membership 63 listed
19.07.93 Membership 70 listed; Club full
17.04.95 Membership 75 listed
1998 Membership 69 listed plus 4 Honorary
23.04.01 Membership 70 listed plus 3 Honorary
21.05.01 D.Gibbons made an Honorary Member
08.01.08 Member apologies not to be listed. Members asked to sign in Attendance Register
19.02.08 Arthur Greenwell
20.05.08 New membership list circ. Members urged to invite new members
17.06.08 40 paid up Members plus 3 Honorary. 66 Members recorded
15.07.08 Dick Hawkins
18.08.08 66 Members. 40+paid with Hon. Membs. Treasurer apol.; Chairman to receive outstanding Subs.
08.09.08 Don Spenceley application approved, John Corner (Guest), ‘Defaulters’ asked to pay Subs.
(Peter Scholes distributed ‘Flyer’ to recruit new members)
Admission of Lady Members discussed. Divided opinions with some strong opposition
20.10.08 David Middleton
Members to give email addresses to Peter Scholes, Members asked to invite new Members along
18.11.08 Don Spenceley, Brian Nicholls
20.01.09 Geoffrey Lofthouse and William Nelson
17.02.09 Geoffrey Phillips
23.04.09 Mr.D.Harris given Honorary membership
19.05.09 Dan Humphrey, Membership – 66. Members not wishing to remain as Members asked
to resign rather than not attend or pay subs. Members asked to pay Subs promptly.
21.07.09 40 Members paid; 23 outstanding. Members reminded of automatic termination for non-
08.09.09 10 Subs still outstanding
20.10.09 New Members to receive Probus Badge from David Houston
17.11.09 David Houston reported 53 Members and 5 Hon Members, Bill Skinner, Ian Jones and Keith Waller attended as Guests
19.01.10 David Houston presented new membership list. Keith Waller, Fred Curry, Past Chairman, 90 shortly, given Honorary Membership. Agreed unanimously.
16.02.10 Treasurer reported low funds. Reserve about £300. Outgoings will exceed £170. Proposal to raise Subs., or add charge per mtg., or charge for coffee
17.05.11 John Richardson
15.06.10 Prof. Ian Jones
20.07.10 Garry Turner
18.01.11 John Rider
15.02.11 Alan Crosskill resigned due to pressures from other commitments, Chairman asked for Volunteers to stand for Comm. Membership and to support coffee roster
17.05.11 John Richardson
21.06.11 Reminder to wear Name Badges, Request for Volunteers to serve on Committee
Treasurer report : 22 Paid Subs; 28 outstanding, Arthur Baker added Memb. App. Fm. to website
19.07.11 David Fordy (Received Probus lapel pin), John Kirkpatrick (Pin at next Mtg.)
Mike Lawrenson (Pin at next Mtg.), Arthur Baker Guest : Brian Evans (decided not to join)
16.08.11 15 Subs not paid. Membership down to 35
20.09.11 New Badges available
15.11.11 Stefan Barnes attended as a Guest
17.01.12 Stefan Barnes, Membership list circulated
21.02.12 52 names on list with 4 Hon Members. Some uncertainty that all Members were still paid up and active
20.03.12 Terry Ratcliffe -
17.07.12 Terry Ratcliffe – first visit
21.08.12 Jeffrey Richardson, Guests : John Crocker, Jeff Bamlett, Bill Bradbury
16.10.12 John Crocker, Guest, Jim King
20.11.12 Jeff Bamlett, David Bryson, Guests -
19.02.13 Derek Whiting, Jim King, Guests – Bill Bradley, Terry Wilkinson, Richard Adams, Amara Jayaweera, Ron Marshall
19.03.13 David Bryson, Bill Bradley,Guests – Nigel Lister, David Storry, Alwyn Boulby
16.04.13 David Helbert resigned–illness and move to Leeds, Bill Bradley resigned – moved to Maidenhead
Terry Wilkinson resigned – full-
21.05.13 Dr. Amara Jayaweera
18.06.13 Guests – Alan Crosskill, Colin Hinton, Chris Lee
16.07.13 Alan Crosskill – rejoined Club, David Helbert resigned from the Club due to ill-
19.11.13 Colin Hinton, Chris Lee,Guests – Malcolm Reynolds, Peter Robinson
21.01.14 Chris Lee, Peter Robinson, Guest – Jack Candlin
15.04.14 Jack Candlin
17.06.14 John Crocker resigned – alternative commitments, Arthur Greenwell resigned
Peter Scholes resigned – illness,49 paying Members plus 4 Hons.
Chris Stirk and Derek Whiting won fun draw.
15.07.14 Chris Stirk welcomed back from hospital illness and congratulated on becoming 90 22nd July
Norris Wilson welcomed back after hospital visit ‘couldn’t find anything wrong’ !!!
Derek Whiting reported placing an advert for new Probus Members
on the Stokesley Loop (local on-
KW presented Peter Robinson with a Card and a bottle of wine to mark his forthcoming marriage.
David Bryson and Peter Robinson won fun draw.