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Funeral of Malcolm Scott

History of the Society

The Inaugural Meeting of the Society was held on the 24th April 1983 at The Village Hall, Horsford, Nr Norwich, Norfolk and became Affiliated to the GCCF in October 1986. The Foundation Members were Mr J & Mrs L Mullan and Mr L & Mrs A Newsome and the 39 members attending the meeting were recorded as Founder Members.

The officers that have served on the committee since 1983 are:

Chairman
Sam Ryder (1983 - 1986)
Emanual Farrugia (1987)
Malcolm Scott (1988 - 1990)
Les Newsome (1991 - 1997)
Fred Peed (1997 - 2012)
Audrey Newsome (From 2012)

Secretary
Maureen Scott (1983-1989 and 1995 - 1998)
Moira Miller (1989)
Sue Thompson (1990 - 1991)
Maureen Elson (1992 - 1993)
Karen Bennett (1994 - 1995 and 2003 - 2006)
Gill Bell (1998 - 2003)
Joy Norfolk (2006 - 2007)
Jane Peed (from 2007)

Treasurer
Audrey Newsome (1983 - 1997)
Angela Howes (from 1997)

The early Exemption and Sanction Shows were held at the T.A. Centre, Norwich and Hellesdon High School (1988 - 1992) with the first Championship Show being held at Norwich Sports Village in 1993. The show was transferred to the Lynnsport Leisure Centre, Kings Lynn, Norfolk where it stayed from 1994 - 2007. The Society has moved to the Wood Green Animal Centre, Godmanchester, Nr Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in 2008 and will hopefully remain there for the foreseeable future.