Document 1051

Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2138

Author(s): 907

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The Caledonian Philatelic Society

Minutes of meeting 2138 held on Thursday 18th January 2001, Room327, John Anderson Building, University of Strathclyde.

In the absence of the President, [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], Senior Vice-President [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] opened the meeting by welcoming those present.

Apologies were received on behalf of [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] (away on business), [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] and [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

Minutes: were on the table

President’s Intimations:

Secretary: Our auction had now reached 375 lots – thanks to [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] for her help in collating them, Spring Stampex would be ‘free entry’, Caledonian Auction on Saturday 20th Jan., List for Falkirk P.S. Auction, New ABPS News with report of Glasgow 2000 inside and photo of [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], presenting a bouquet, on the cover. There was an ABPS listing of those wishing to give displays and a Prospectus for Chester 2002.

Treasurer: Very happy.

Packet Secretary: All was going well.

Librarian: Nothing to report

Delegate to Congress: There would be a meeting in Edinburgh on the 28th. Our subscription to the ASPS had been remitted and there was a list of Scottish speakers.

Display: Members’ Night sponsored by [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]..

1st Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Rosyth Naval Base – Open Days etc.; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] India 1924 to end of the Raj; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Irish Treaty Ports; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] ‘Paisley Buddies’, the Saucel Distillery and the 72nd Highland Regiment Barracks; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Waterfalls etc. with hand-drawn illustrations of the stamps.

2nd Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Lanarkshire P.H.— Addl. ½d & Postage Due Markings; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] The P.O. Decimalisation F.D.Cs. and the Trades Description Act; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]: Zanzibar 1964 Revolution Items; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Baltic Miscellany; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Holiday Memories; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Millport.

Vote of Thanks: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] proposed the vote of thanks. The diversity of subjects had been amazing and he warmly congratulated everyone who had shown for giving the others such an interesting evening

Next Meeting: Thursday 25th January 2001, ‘Clydesdale’ by [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname]

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

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

The Senior Vice-President closed the evening by wishing everyone a safe journey home.

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Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2138


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Year of composition 2001
Word count 296

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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
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