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Barbel Society Chronology Part 20 – 2014



President; Peter Wheat

Vice President; Dave Steuart

Hon Vice Presidents; John Found, Phil Buckingham, Dave Mason

Chairman; Steve Pope

Secretary; Pete Reading

Treasurer; Martin Howell

Assistant Secretary; Gerry Higham

Membership; Dave and Marilyn Brown

R and C; Pete Reading

Regional Co-ordinator; Bobby Baker

Fisheries; Nick Jeffs

PR and Marketing; Howard Cooke

BF Editor; Steve Pope, Rob Hilton

Newsletter Editor; James Van Gowler

Merchandise; Rob Hilton

Website co-ordinator; Simon Asbury

Executive Officers; Phil Buckingham

Records Officer; Dave Mason.


Berks – Paul Rogers – Speakers included Dave Chambers, Mark Everard, Neil Wayte, Karen Twine, and Pete Reading.

Glos – Andy Holder – Speakers included Martin James

Lancs – Jerry Gleeson  – Speakers included Ade Kiddell, Gary Knowles.

Midshires – Bobby Baker – Speakers included Steve Pope, Des Taylor

Wark’s – Chris Mutton – Speakers included Lewis Baldwin and Rob Swindells

Yorkshire –  Pip Mcguire – Speakers included Gary Knowles


Bransford Court, River Teme

Sutton, River Trent

Pixham, River Severn.

Kings weir, River Lea – river section.


Nineteenth Conference at Chesworth Grange, Kenilworth  May 4th;   John Bailey, Bob Roberts, Paul Witcher, Terry Theobold, Mark Everard.






Barbel Fisher 37 was issued in the spring.

Barbel Fisher 38 was issued in the autumn.


Number 57 was issued in the winter. Twenty eight A5 pages in colour

Number 58 was issued in the autumn. Twenty A5 pages in colour


R and C auction number nine raised £7000

R and C

River Lea stocking.

Spawning Survey

Teme Phd

General Barbel Study Phd


Fish ins on Severn, Teme, Kennet and Loddon.


A bespoke bench was sited in The Compound on The Royalty Fishery in memory of Fred Crouch

BF 37 became a full tribute to Fred Crouch.


Gordon Scott Award to Jerry Gleeson


The River Record List was purchased by the Society

Fred Crouch passed away.


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