Document 1049

Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2136

Author(s): 907

Copyright holder(s): Name withheld


The Caledonian Philatelic Society

Minutes of meeting 2136 held on Thursday 14th December 2000, Room327, John Anderson Building, University of Strathclyde.

In the absence of The President (in Holland on business) the Senior Vice-President, [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] opened the meeting by welcoming those present. He especially welcomed all visitors – members’ spouses and partners and [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

Apologies were received on behalf of President [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] and [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] who sent his best wishes to all.

Minutes: were on the table

President’s Intimations: Nothing to report

Secretary: Auction lots were still required, the Tea and Barrier Rotas for the new year were circulated and the date for the Social Evening, 2nd March. was announced.

Treasurer: Absent

Packet Secretary: The PS asked that members be much more vigilant regarding their accounting!

Librarian: Nothing to report

Delegate to Congress: Nothing to report

Display: Member’s Night sponsored by [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]

1st Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] – Christmas Stamps; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] South African Postcards; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Misc Irish P.H.; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] My Millennium Journey; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Pot Pourri; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Covers from Afar; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Lanarkshire Postmarks; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Sempre Idem (Always the same!).

2nd Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Albert – Town of; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Scottish Place Names Abroad; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Roumania (A Christmas Carol); [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Airmails – England to Australia; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Scottish Postcards; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Air Letters; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Family Heirlooms and East Retford (his birth-place) Election Acts of Parliament; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Latvian Booklets.

Vote of Thanks: Since he hadn’t shown anything the honour of giving the vote of thanks fell to The Senior Vice-President. He warmly congratulated everyone who had shown for giving the others such an interesting evening. The diversity of subjects was amazing.

Next Meeting: Thursday 11th January 2001, Displays by the Committee sponsored by the President.

Tea Rota: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]

Barrier: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]

The Senior Vice-President closed the evening by wishing everyone a Happy and Joyous Christmas and a Very Good, Peaceful New Year.

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Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2136


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Adults (18+)
Audience size 21-100
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Method of composition Wordprocessed
Year of composition 2000
Word count 282

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Author id 907
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1930
Educational attainment College
Age left school 15
Upbringing/religious beliefs Protestantism
Occupation Computer assistant
Place of birth Glasgow
Region of birth Glasgow
Birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Bearsden
Region of residence Dunbarton
Residence CSD dialect area Dnbt
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Insulating Engineer
Father's place of birth Glasgow
Father's region of birth Glasgow
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Tailoress
Mother's place of birth Cambuslang
Mother's region of birth Lanark
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Lnk
Mother's country of birth Scotland


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