Treasure No 51: The Rock Whence we are Hewn

In the Society’s year of golden jubilee the Editor will hardly be censured for inviting a backward look at our origins. What follows here is in effect a review of the first eight Bulletins published between October 1937 and July 1939 (the eve of world war). The Society was born in Central Hall, Westminster, on 5 October 1936, the brainchild …

Treasure No 1: The Society and its aims

Formation The Society was formed a year ago by a little group of known enthusiasts brought together on the initiative of Dr J. R. Fleming. Subsequent meetings of the Executive were held in April and June, and in the latter month there was a meeting for ordinary members also. Copies of the prospectus were distributed in April. As yet these …