A major growth in interest in attending the AGM
40 members in total.
The Hon. Sec and Hon. Treasurer reported that if funds were removed from our Current Account to a Deposit Account – we would start to be charged Bank Charges on the Current Account. Agreed to leave with the Current Account. Any interest gained would be lost in increased charges.
It was proposed that Lord Auckland (sponsored Dinners at the House of Lords) and Mr Charles Rivington (Retiring Ward Clerk) be made Honorary Members. Agreed unanimously. A piece of silver was presented to Mr Rivington
Financial Position was reported as strong.
No Financial statements on file for this year BUT Surplus on the year was £189.09 even after paying for an Illuminated Address (£55.00p) for the retiring Alderman and Vice President.
Virtually all the Ties had been sold.
Dinner followed in the Captains Room – Lloyd’s – 57 members and 56 Guests