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Barbel Society Chronology Part 2 – 1996









President; Peter Stone


Chairman; Steve Pope


Secretary; Gordon Scott , Barry Norris


Treasurer; Phil Buckingham


Assistant Secretary; Pete Sanders


Membership; John Found


R and C; Mike Burdon


Regional Organiser; Steve Pope


Fisheries; Don Caliendo


Communications; Lawrence Breakspear


Editor; Lawrence Breakspear , Gordon Scott


Newsletter Editor; Gordon Scott


Juniors; Fred Crouch


Conference Organiser; Steve Pope


Regions and Regional Organisers


Essex – Alan Oliver – Speakers included Chris Holley, Fred Crouch, Steve Pope.


Hants/ Berks – Steve Sorrell – Speakers included Guy Robb, Chris Holley, Trefor West.


North West Region – Barry Norris – Speakers included Lawrence Breakspear, Steve Chell, Mike Burdon, Martin James.


North West London – Dave Russell – Speakers included Fred Crouch, Steve Pope


Sussex – Mark Howard – Speakers included Martin Hooper




First Northern meeting held in Macclesfield.




First Conference held at The Pemberton Centre, Rushden, Northamptonshire on March 30th. Speakers; Kevin Colston – Iles, Roger Miller, Tony Miles, Bob James, Peter Wheat.




Bransford, River Teme


Beauchamp Court, River Severn.








£10 per annum




Barbel Fisher 1 was issued in the spring.

Barbel Fisher 2 was issued in the autumn.





Number 2 was issued in the spring.  Four sheets, printed, giving sixteen A4 sides.

Number 3 was issued in the summer.  Four green sheets, printed, giving sixteen A5 sides.

Number 4 was issued in the summer.  Four cream sheets, printed, giving sixteen A5 sides.


R and C


NRA Liaison officers recruited.


Continued discussion with Hereford and District AC regarding game/ coarse fishery compatibility.




River Teme, ‘match’, July.


Fish ins on Warks Avon, Severn and Kennet.




Affiliated to Reading and District AA.



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