Master H Gansel Brewer F.C.I.B.
President Alderman Alan P. Greenaway
Vice President Sir A Charles Trinder

Number of Members  102

23rd Annual General Meeting and Dinner – February 20th – 1969

AGM – Lloyd’s Library
Overall Assets as at 1/2/1969 £660.6.0p

Dinner – The Captain’s Room
41 Members and 63 Guests attended the Dinner

Overall Assets as at 1/2/1969 £660.6.0p

Committee Meeting and House Dinner – April 17th 1969 – Abercorn Rooms, Great Eastern Hotel 

25 Members with 21 Guests enjoyed a  “House Dinner”

Cream of Aspargus Soup
Steak, Kidney and Musroom Pie – Steamed Cabbage, Cauliflower Mornay, Creamed Potatoes
Fresh Fruit Salad

Price (42/- Pnds 2.10p)
N.B. the prices were shown in Pounds, /Shillings /Pence and in Decimal Currency. This was change over year!

Church Service at St Peter’s upon Cornhill – June 18th 1969
11.45am prior to the Civic Lunch at Mansion House

“Members are requested to attend the Church Service with their guests”

Civic Lunch 18th June – Mansion House by kind permission of the Vice President – The Rt.Hon. The Lord Mayor. Sir Charles Trinder E.T. M.A.
Cocktails or Sherry
Scotch Salmon with Cucumber Sauce Mayonaise- Traminer Bauman-Schohler 1964
Strawberry Melba – Graham’s Malvedos Port or Croizet V.S.O.P

The Guest Speaker – Rear Admiral Sir Anthony Miers V.C., K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O.

– the 1st ever Combined Ward Clubs, Ladies Banquet (and dancing) at Guildhall 

This became a very popular event with Ward Clubs having to bid for tickets in the 2nd year.
Dress Code Dinner Jackets were allowed, but Full Evening Dress (White tie and tails) was preferred.
The ladies to wear long dresses not short.

Cocktail Party – October 16th 1969 

To enable Members and their Ladies to meet one another – Innholders Hall – 37/6p
one of our earlier “Members Evenings”?

Committee Meeting  and House Dinner – November 20th 1969 – Abercorn Rooms – Great Eastern Hotel 

38 Members in attendance with and 44 Guests
42/-d (or £2.2.0 or 2 Guineas (a guinea was £1.1.0))

December 19th 1969 – Meeting of the “Entertainments Committee” –
– no minutes found, as of now.