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YRC Committee. (1921) Club Proceedings. Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal Volume 4 Number 14: pp276-278. Leeds: YRC.

Club Proceedings.

1913-1914.

At the Annual General Meeting, held 15th November, 1913, the following were elected to hold office during the year - President, W. Parsons; Vice-Presidents, C. A. Hill And A. E. Horn ; Hon. Treasurer, A. E. Horn; Hon. Secretaries, F. Constantine and Lewis Moore; Hon. Librarian, J. H. Buckley; Hon. Editor, W. A. Brigg; Committee, E. T W. Addyman, C. E. Benson, L. S. Chappell, C. Hastings, F. Leach, G. T. Lowe, W. E. Waud.

The twelfth Annual Club Dinner, which celebrated the twenty-first anniversary of the Club's foundation, was held at the Hotel Metropole, Leeds, the same evening. The President, Mr. W. Parsons, was in the chair, and eighty-five members and friends were present. The Club was honoured by the presence among its guests of Mr. George Yeld, Editor of the Alpine Journal, Mr. G. A. Solly, President of the Scottish Mountaineering Club, Mr. C. H. Pickstone, President of the Rucksack Club, Mr. George Seatree, President of the Wayfarers' Club, Mr. F. G. Fidden, President of the Ski Club of Great Britain, and Mr. F. T. Wilson, Fell and Rock Climbing Club.

The Club's coming of age was celebrated most successfully, and the Committee wish on behalf of the Yorkshire Ramblers to express their appreciation of the cordial congratulations of the kindred clubs, and of the many kind and sympathetic expressions of goodwill which were so generously accorded by their representatives.

Meets were held at Wasdale Head, Easter, and at Gaping Ghyll, Whitsuntide.

During the year six lectures were given as follows - 1913, 2nd November, "Italian Life," A. Keighley; 9th December, "Ski-running," F. N. Trier; 1914 - 20th January, "The Coolin Ridge," Prof. E. C. Baly; 10th February, "The Yorkshire Dales," T. R. Burnett; 3rd March, "Strandaatind," W. C. Slingsby; 31st March, "Ingleborough Moor," C. Hastings.

1914-1915.

At the Annual General Meeting held 14th November, 1914, there were elected to hold office during the year - President, W. Parsons; Vice-Presidents, A. E. Horn and H. Brodrick; other Officers and Committee as the previous year.

There was no dinner, but each year during the War, a few members met after the Annual Meeting and dined together informally.

The following six lectures were given - 1914 - 17th November, "India," Dr. V. Bateson; 8th December, "Ireland and Somerset," Dr. E. A. Baker; 1915 - 19th January, "Climbing in the Horunger," R. Bicknell; 2nd February, "Winter in Siberia," S. W. Cuttriss; 23rd February, "Southern Germany," R. Mackay; 4th March, "In the Coolins," A. Charlesworth.

1915-1919.

At the Annual General Meeting, held 20th November, 1915, the members elected to hold office, and re-elected at the three following meetings, were the following-President, W. Parsons ; Vice-Presidents, H. Brodrick and H. Williamson; Hon. Treasurer, A. E. Horn; Hon. Secretaries, F. Constantine and Lewis Moore; Hon. ' Librarian, J. H. Buckley; Hon. Editor, W. A. Brigg; Committee, E. T. W. Addyman, W. V. Brown, T. S. Booth, C. Hastings, F. Leach, G. T. Lowe, P. Robinson.

The following lectures were given - 1918 - 12th March, "Fells, Dales, and Lakes," J. F. Seaman; 26th March, "George Borrow," A. Grime.

Meets in 1919. - Whitsuntide, at Leck Fell; 27th-29th September, at Austwick.

1919-1920.

At the Annual General Meeting, held 15th November, 1919, the following were elected to hold office during the year - President, W. A. Brigg; Vice-Presidents, E. E. Roberts and C. R. B. Wingfield ; Hon. Treasurer, A. E. Horn ; Hon. Secretaries, F. Constantine and J. Buckley; Hon. Librarian, J. H. Buckley; Hon. Editor, W. A. Brigg; Committee, E. T. W. Addyman, C. E. Burrow, W. Clarkson, Lewis Moore, W. Parsons, J. F. Seaman, H. Williamson.

The Club consisted of ten honorary and 127 ordinary members.

The thirteenth Club Dinner was held at the Hotel Metropole, Leeds, on 15th November, 1919. The President, Mr. W. A. Brigg, was in the chair, and fifty-four members and friends were present. Among the guests were Mr. G. Winthrop Young, President of the Climbers' Club, Mr. W. Brunskill, Scottish Mountaineering Club, and Mr. George Yeld, Editor of the Alpine Journal.

Two lectures were given during the year in the Philosophical Hall. 1920 - 16th January, "The Scenery of the Dolomites compared with the Scenery of Scotland," Dr. W. Inglis Clarke; 25th February, 'War and Revolution in Siberia," H. T. Price.

Three very successful Club Meets were held - the Easter Meet at High Dungeon Gill, in better weather than elsewhere; the Gaping Ghyll Camp (Whitsuntide), and the Chapel-le-Dale Meet, at the Hill Inn (October), in perfect weather.

1920-1921.

At the Annual General Meeting, on 27th November, 1920, the following were elected to hold office during the year - President, W. A. Brigg; Vice-Presidents, E. E. Roberts and C. R. B. Wingfield; Hon. Treasurer, A. E. Horn; Hon. Secretaries, C. E. Burrow and J. Buckley; Hon. Librarian, J. H. Buckley; Hon. Editor, E. E. Roberts; Committee, E. T. W. Addyman, D. Burrow, C. Chubb, W. Clarkson, F. Constantine, C. D. Frankland, J. F. Seaman.

The fourteenth Annual Club Dinner was held at the Hotel Metropole, on 27th November, 1920. The President, Mr. W. A. Brigg, was in the chair, and the Club welcomed as its principal guest Prof. J. Norman Collie, President of the Alpine Club. The kindred clubs were represented by Mr. J. Hirst, Scottish Mountaineering Club, Mr. George Seatree, Wayfarers' Club, Mr. H. P. Cain, Fell and Rock Climbing Club, and the Rucksack Club, to our special gratification, by the Rev. J. H. Smith, who fought in the war as a combatant Officer of the R.G.A.

Four lectures have been given during the year, as follows - 1920 - 9th December, "Some Mountains and Glaciers in Switzerland," A. E. Hassé; 1921 - 20th January, "Rambles in Ultima Thule," Dr. T. Lovett; 17th February, "Explorations of the Yorkshire Speleological Association," C. E. Burrow; 17th March, "Climbing in the Alps in Bad Weather," E. E. Roberts.


NEW MEMBERS.

1915.

Bennett, Arnold Marsh, 12, Brandon Grove, Newton Park, Leeds.
Riley, Cecil Edgar Evelyn, Bank of England, London.

1919.

Allsup, William, 63, Fishergate, Preston.
Denby, James Simpson, Harehills Lodge, Newton Road, Leeds.
Greenwood, Walter H., 46, Ash Grove, Hyde Park, Leeds.
Brayshay, George Harold, 5, Balbec Avenue, Headingley.
Burrow, Charles Edward, 7, Woodbine Terrace, Headingley.
Buckley, John, Swiss Villa, Victoria Road, Headingley.
Swithinbank, John William, 177, Rustling's Road, Sheffield.
Cowpe, Geoffrey, 5, Norwood Terrace, Headingley.
Burrow, Davis, 75, Shaftesbury Avenue, Roundhay.
Ellis, John Devonshire, 46 Cranley Gardens, S. Kensington.
Appleyard, John Ernest, 28, Park Row, Leeds.
Odgers, William Billing, 9, Balbec Avenue; Headingley.
Courtney, Basil Tosseville, Well House Foundry, Meadow Road, Leeds.
Frankland, Claude Dean, 25, Brudenell Mount, Leeds.
Lovett, Thomas, The Beeches, Clapham, Yorkshire.
Roberts, Alexander Bruce, 15, Grange Court, Headingley.
Potter, George, 56, Ridge End Villas, Headingley.
Smythe, Francis Sidney, 51, Crossoak Road, Berkhamsted.

1920.

Appleyard, James Chancellor, 27, Pendrill Street, Hull.
Buckley, Henry, Swiss Villa, Victoria Road, Headingley.
Coulton, John, 24, King Henry's Road, London, N.W.3.
Humphreys, Albert, 13, Rising Lane, Hollins Green, Oldham.
Humphreys, Henry, 8, Southway, Hollins, Oldham.
Woodward, Arthur Maurice, 29, St. Michael's Crescent, Headingley.
Chappell, Frank Helliwell, Ashton Lodge, North Featherstone.
Devenish, Henry Purcell, 39, St. Michael's Road, Headingley.

1921.

Bonner, Arthur, 23, Streathbourne Road, Tooting Common, S.W.17.
Bates, Bernard Arthur, Corriegills, Marshgrove Road, Huddersfield.
Anderson, James Alexander Dunlop, 14, Blenheim Square, Leeds.
Creighton, Ernest, Beckett's Bank House, Helmsley.
Glazebrook, Arthur Rimington, 6, Butts Court, Leeds.


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