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Annual List of Club Member’s’ Names and Addresses

At the request of those members who make requests, we are printing the annual list of member’s names and addresses in the November B.B. this year, to give more time between the publication of the list and Christmas.  This will make the November B.B. rather full and there will be little room for much else.  However, we hope that the publication of the list now will free more space in the Christmas B.B. for other, and perhaps more interesting items.

528

K. Abbey

15 Gypsy Patch lane, Little Stoke, Bristol

306

T Andrews

135 Danson Road, Bexley, Kent

236

J. Attwood

4 Bridge Road, Shortwood, Nr. Mangosfield, Bristol

20

R.J. Bagshaw

699 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

358

D Balcombe

49 Shelford Road, Trumpington, Cambridge

546

R. Ball

13 Charis Avenue, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

290

R. Bater

108 Memorial Road, Hanam, Bristol

214

R. Bennett

3 Russets Cottages, Backwell Common, Somerset.

390

J. Bennett

3 Russets Cottages, Backwell Common, Somerset

451

D. Berry

1 York Place, St. Augustine’s , Brandon Hill, Bristol

417

P. Bird

City Museum, Queens Road, Bristol

364

P.M. Blogg

1 Ridgeway Park, Ridgeway, Bristol

336

A. Bonner

20 Sandfiedl Road, Cullercoats, North Shields, Northumberland

145

Miss S. Bowden-Lyle

P.O. Box 447, Durbro, N.S.W., Australia

573

Miss S. Bradshaw

55 Manor Park, Redland, Bristol 6

532

R.J. Brook

130 Sylvan Way, Sea Mills, Bristol 6

564

R. Broomhead

59 Kingshill Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

551

G. Bull

97 Queensgate, London, S.W.7

506

Miss R. Burnett

“Clowes Villa”, Station Road, Hatton-le-Hole, Co. Durham

488

M. Calvert

16 Wetherley Avenue, Old Down, Bath, Somerset

526

J. Churchward

1 Jamaica Street, Bristol

398

A. Coase

53 Broughton Road, Croft, leicestershire

211

Mrs C. Coase

c/o Lamont, 57 Etna Street, Gosfor, New South Wales, Australia

89

S.J. Collins

c/o Homeleigh, Bishop Sutton, Bristol

377

D. Cooke-Yarborough.

The Beeches, St. Briavels, Lydmney, Glos.

576

N. Cooper

3 West Terrace, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset

494

J. Cornwell

26 Russell Road, Fishponds, Bristol

585

A.F. Corrigan

48A Talbot Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

71

A.J. Crawford

3 Hillside, Haverfield, Uxbridge, Middlesex

580

R.H. Crawford

685 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

405

F.G. Darbon

43 Arthur Henderson House, Fulham Road, Fulham, London

464

J. Davey

12 St. Annes Road, Skirsal Green, Halifax, Yorks

350

Mrs A. Davies

10 Bramley Road, Street, Somerset

472

R. Davies

Icknell Way House, A.E.R.E., Harwell, Berkshire

423

L. Dawes

223 Southwark Park Road, Bermonsey, S.E.16

424

Mrs. L. Dawes

223 Southwark Park Road, Bermonsey, S.E.16

449

G. Dell

225 Ground Liaison Section, R.A.F. Khormaksar, B.F.P.O. 69

164

K.C. Dobbs

85 Fox Road, Pinhoe, Exeter, Devon

553

R. Drake

83 Greenbank Road, Eastville, Bristol 5

563

J. Dryden

1 Beauforst East, London Road, Bath, Somerset

325

A.J. Dunn

63 Oakdale Road, Downend, Bristol

331

J.A.Etough

116 Newbridge Road, Brislington, Bristol

322

B.M. Ellis

‘Knowkauns’, Combwich, Bridgwater, Somerset

263

D. England

7 Frome Way, Winterbourne, Bristol

232

C. Falshaw

57 Hallen Grange Crescent, Lodge Moor, Sheffield 10

496

P.G. Faulkner

251 Rowah Crescent, Langley, Middleton, Manchester

453

D. Ford

Address unknown

278

S. Fowler

Officers Mess, R.A.F. Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, Som

468

K. Franklin

20 Clayton Street, Avonmouth, Bristol

469

P. Franklin

20 Clayton Street, Avonmouth, Bristol

269

T. Fletcher

The Old Mill House, Parnack, Stamford, Lincs

371

A. Fincham

Leeds University Union, Leeds 2

470

P.M. Giles

2J6 C.P.O.’s Mess, H.M.S. Ark Royal, G.P.O., London

434

D. Greenwood

19 Green Croft Avenue, Northrowan, Halifax, Yorks

566

P.E. Griffin

121 Colston Road, Easton. Bristol 5.

388

J. Goodwind

11 Glen Arm Walk, Brislington, Bristol 5

239

D. Gwinnel

34 Gatehouse Close, Withywood, Bristol 3

478

S. Grimes

R.N. Test Squadron, A & A.E.E. Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Wilts

582

C. Hall

29 Abbostfield Road, Redlands, Bristol

432

N.P. Hallett

7 Cobverley, Footshill, Kingswood, Bristol

104

M. Hannam

31 Devonshire, Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada

537

N. Hart

8 Ridgeway Road, Long Ashton, Bristol

304

C.W. Harris

4 Market Place, Wells, Somerset

581

C. Harvey

Byways, Brittens, Paulton, Nr. Bristol

4

D. Hassell

‘Hill House’, Moorlynch, Bridgwater, Somerset

587

D.G. Hewitt

21 Clarendon Road, Redland, Bristol 6

436

J.W. Hill

100 Cotham Brow, Cotham, Bristol 6

373

S. Hobbs

Hockerstone Cottage, Townsend, Priddy, Wells, Somerset

387

G. Honey

34 Knightsbridge Walk, Billericay, essex

97

J. Ifold

Leigh House, Nempnett, Chew Stoke, Somerset.

150

P. Ifold

Sunnyside, Rectory Lane, Compton Martin, Somerset

363

M.J. Isles

89 Broad Walk, Knowle, Bristol 4

540

D. Irwin

9 Campden Hill Gardens, London W.8

438

Miss P. Irwin

c/o Mrs. Sutur, 4 Albert Street, Bangor, North Wales

555

G.M. Jackson

113 Marissal Road, Henbury, Bristol

522

R. Jarman

c/o South Chase Farm, Chase Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire

51

A. Johnson

Warren Cottage, Station Road, Flax Bourton, Somerset

560

F. Jones

9 Waterloo Street, Clifton, Bristol 8

285

U. Jones

Marsh Farm, Askem In Furness, Lancs.

529

Miss V. Jones

46 Shakespeare Avenue, Horfield, Bristol

579

P.R. Kempson

9 Fossedale Avenue, Bristol 4

567

A.J. Kennett

9 Belmont Road, Redland, Bristol 6

316

R.S. King

22 Parkfield Rank, Pucklechurch, Bristol

542

P. Kingston

3 Kingsely Road, Eastville, Bristol 5

429

R. Kinsman

24 Linden Lane, Princetown, New Jersey, U.S.A.

413

R. Kitchen

2nd Batt. Royal Ang. Regiment, Alexandra Barracks, Dhekelia, B.F.P.O. 53

456

T. Knight

61 Worton Way, Isleworth, Middlesex

475

B.T. Lane

107 Feeder Road, St. Phillips, Bristol 2

574

Dr. O.C.  Lloyd

Withey House, Withey Close West, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

495

M. Luckwill

52 Clifton Down Road, Clifton, Bristol 8

58

G.T. Lucy

Pike Croft, Long Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, Berks.

550

R.A. MacGregor

The Railway Arms, Station Road, Theale, Reading, Berks.

561

J. Major

10 Blenheim Road, Redland, Bristol 6

275

C. Marriott

718 Muller Road, Eastville, Bristol 5

415

T. Marston

28 Creston Road, Creston, Plymouth, Devon

106

E.J.Mason

11 Kendon Drive Wellington Hill West, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

558

A.J. Meaden

1 Churchfield, Wincanton, Somerset

339

G. Mossman

33 Whateley’s End Road, Winterbourne, Bristol

308

K. Murray

17 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London, S.W.7

386

A. Nash

Security Office, G,(int) H.Q. Brirish Land Forces, Kenya, B.F.P.O. 10

586

G.R. Neilson

23 Hogarth Walk, Lockleaze, Bristol 7

557

D. Palmer

9 Forest Road, Kingswood, Bristol

396

M.A. Palmer

111A Winner Street, Paignton, Devon

492

Miss S.E. Paul

21 Lovelace Road, Surbiton, Surrey

22

L. Peters

21 Melbury Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

160

N. Petty

12 Bankside Road, Brislington, Bristol

499

A. Philpot

3 Kings Drive, Bishopston, Bristol

56

G. Platten

‘Rutherfield’, Fernhill Lane, New Milton, Hants.

568

Miss B. Plummer

2 Hogarth Walk, Lockleaze, Bristol

450

G. Pointing

10 Green Lane, Avonmouth, Bristol

337

B. Prewer

East View, West Horrington, Nr. Wells, Somerset

342

R.J. Price

2 Weekes Road, Bishop Sutton, Somerset

503

D. Quicke

Address unknown

291

D. Radmore

2 Dunkeld Road, Filton, Bristol

481

J. Ransom

15 South View, Lenthay, Sherborne, Dorset

258

C.H.G. Rees

7 Coberley Road, Footshill, Hanham, Bristol

452

Mrs Rees

7 Coberley Road, Footshill, Hanham, Bristol

552

B. Reynolds

76 Hampton Road,  Redland, Bristol 6

241

A.L.C.Rice

20 Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol 7

343

A. Rich

c/o Pox 126, Basham, Alberta, Canada

443

R.J. Roberts

5 Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset

489

Mrs Robinson

10 Linden Road, Redland, Bristol 6

490

G. Robinson

10 Linden Road, Redland, Bristol 6

569

Miss J. Rowlands

15 Eden Crowe, Bristol

240

A. Sandall

43, Meadway Avenue, Nailsea, Somerset.

359

Mrs. A. Sandall

43, Meadway Avenue, Nailsea, Somerset

237

B.M. Scott

Abbotscroft, 45 Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset

577

D. Searle

55 Langton Park, Southville, Bristol 3

578

Mrs. D. Searle

55 Langton Park, Southville, Bristol 3

482

G. Selby

38 Hawkes Lane, Wells, Somerset

508

A. Selway

15 Street Martin’s Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

78

R. Setterington

4 Galmington Lane, Taunton, Somerset

533

Mrs R. Setterington

4 Galmington Lane, Taunton, Somerset

213

R. Setterington

5 Moycullen Court. 96 Maida Vale, London W.9

425

J. Simonds

Coryndon Museum Centre, Box 30239, Nairobi, Kenya

556

C.J. Slavin

340 Speedwell Road, St. George, Bristol

562

J. Slapp

10 Thicket Road, Thornbury, Bristol

565

W.J. Smart

38 Glenwood Road, Mill Hill, London N.W.7

473

D. Smith

3 Providence Place, Reading, Berks.

276

J. Stafford

Wern Isaf, Pethel, Cearns

38

Mrs. I. Stanbury

74, Redcatch Road, Knowle, Bristol. 4.

1

T.H. Stanbury

6 Aubrey Road, Bristol 3

547

W. Stanton

Crabtrees, Wraxhill Close, Street, Somerset

575

J.D. Statham

117 Belmont Road, Bristol 6

570

Miss J. Steadman

194 Romney Avenue, Lockleaze, Bristol 7

365

R. Stenner

38 Paultow Road, Victoria Park, Bristol 3

381

Mrs. Stenner

38 Paultow Road, Victoria Park, Bristol 3

60

P.A. Stewart

11 Fairhaven Road, Redland, Bristol 6

572

P. Sutton

56 Arley Hill, Redland, Bristol 6

514

E.P. Tackle

29 Haydon Gardens, Romey Gardens, Lockleaze, Bristol 7

583

D. Targett

16 Phillis Hill, Midsomer Norton, Bath, Somerset

284

A. Thomas

Westhaven School, Uphill, Weston s Mare, Somerset

571

N.L. Thomas

The Paddocks, Charlton Down, Andover Hants.

497

M. Thomson

7 New Street, Wells, Somerset

498

Mrs. M. Thompson

7 New Street, Wells, Somerset

502

G. Tilly

 ‘Jable’, Digby Road, Sherborne, Dorset

584

Miss O. Tomlinson

Weyside gardens, Guildford, Surrey

74

J. Tompsett

Mallins, Lodge Avenue, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex

80

Mrs. D. Tompsett

Mallins, Lodge Avenue, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex

326

E. Towler

5 Boxgrove Gardens, Aldwick, Bognor Regis, Sussex

544

P. Townsend

154 Sylvia Avenue, Lower Knowle, Bristol 3

512

N. Tuck

33 St. Arvans Road, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire

157

Mrs. J. Tuck

33 St. Arvans Road, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire

382

S. Tuck

13 Hanbury Road, Clifton, Bristol 8

 

Mrs. S. Tuck

13 Hanbury Road, Clifton, Bristol 8

175

Mrs. D. Waddon

32 Laxton Close, Taunton, Somerset

79

R.M. Wallis

55 Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Warrington, Lancs

536

R.E. Webster

131 Eastville Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

538

C.D. West

21 Douglas Road, Hollywood, Birmingham

539

R.A. West

21 Douglas Road, Hollywood, Birmingham

525

D. Weston

10 Woodcroft Road, Brislington, Bristol 4

441

G.O. Weston

126 Woodside Road, Beaumont Park, Huddersfield

442

Mrs. G. Weston

126 Woodside Road, Beaumont Park, Huddersfield

397

M. Wheadon

Maplecroft, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts

553

R. White

22 Bayham Road, Knowle, Bristol 4

520

C. Wildgoose

18 Baileybrook Drive, Langley Mill, Notts

549

A.J. Williams

54 Crossways, Roggiett, Newport, Monmouthshire

559

B. Wilton

22 Wedmore Vale, Knowle, Bristol 4

509

R. Wilmut

36 Rudthorpe Road, Horfield, Bristol 7

In addition, Joan Bennett – who is in charge of the Postal Dept. this year – has sent in the following additions and changes…

M. Luckwill, “Newhaven”, 139 Dudley St., Belston, Staffs.
S.A. Lee, 1 Coliseum Terrace, Albany Street, London N.W.1
D. Quicke, 26 Oresfielde Avenue, Elland Yorks

Still on the subject of names and addresses, we have received a note from Jill Tuck (who some of you may remember as Jill Rollason –she recently married Norma Tuck – and incidentally, congratulations and best wished to both of you!) announcing a change of address, which is now 48 Wiston Path, Fairwater, Cwmbran, Mon.  She says that Norman and herself will be very pleased to see any club members who happen to be passing that way, which is only a few miles south of Aggy Aggy.

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The A.G.M. of the C.R.G. will be held this year at the Temperance Hall, Sackville Street, Skipton, Yorks on

The Belfry Will Be Closed

The Belfry will be closed to all except a chosen working party for the weekend 18-20th December. The building has been examined by Pat Ifold and, although no dry rot has been found (it would mean the extremely rapid end of the Belfry if this did rear its ugly head) the conditions are ripe for it to appear unless some pretty drastic steps are taken now.

It is necessary, therefore, to fit guttering to the font and rear of the building and gradually replace all the rotten timber.  Unfortunately, this includes one of the beams on which the building stands.  In order to replace it, the whole building must be lifted on screw jacks.  This is why the building must be closed for the weekend.  I hope that the choice of the weekend immediately before Christmas will inconvenience the fewest number of people.

Since becoming Belfry Engineer, I have been delighted with the willing way that people muscle in and lend a hand.   Few indeed don’t help.  After all, somebody built the place and we have a duty to maintain it.  The builders of the Belfry were active cavers, many of whom have wasted several years of their youth in the forces, and their time was precious enough.  We are privileged to have inherited the finest social club in the world.  Please come along and help keep it!

Alan Thomas

Climbing in November

In the short space of two months, it has been possible to sample extremes of weather in North Wales.

Early September was warm and sunny and short energetic climbs were followed by long idle hours sunbathing on the little beach in Cwm Idwal.  During mid October, snow fell and a hazardous fight along Crib Gogh in a snowstorm was followed by hot showers at the ever hospitable Staffords.  The next day was outstandingly beautiful, with snow clad summits under blue skies as a very alpine traverse was made across the Glyders.

Conditions for the club trip on the 14-15th of November were again extreme – but simple.  There was simply an excessive wind.  Gale force winds buffeting and making tents almost inhabitable, pouring over ridges and staggering the balance of climbers crouched against the blast.

Arriving at Gwern-y-gof Isaf, the Sandalls, Norman Petty, Barry Wilton and Ruth Hammer preffred the stability of the barn while Mo, Eddie Welch, Roy Bennett, Mark James and Kangy camped (Ruth, Eddie and Mark are prospective members).  The climbing accomplished must be viewed against a background of a noisy, cold, tearing wind.  In these conditions, fingers freeze and progress is slow and made by synchronising movements with lulls.  Sudden gusts are made by gripping, huddling with cheek close to rock, and hoping.  Mo and Eddie did well to complete the Sub Cneifon Arête.  Roy and Ruth, Mark and Kangy climbed Pinnacle Rib then on up and over the Glyders. Chasm Route on Glyder Fach was also climbed by Roy and Mo with Ruth, while others walked in wind and hail.

An invigorating trip, with far more snatched from the weekend than at first seemed possible.

“Kangy”

Trip to Dachstein in Austria

During the last year or so, the feeling has grown amongst some members that the B.E.C. should be taking a more active interest in serious speleological projects.  Amongst those considered were the investigation and subsequent exploration of some foreign caving area.

After due consideration, the area decided upon, and approved by the committee was in Austria – the Dachstein Massif.  This is located immediately to the south of Lake Hallstatt, about 35 miles from Saltsburg, and forms one of the units comprising the Northern Calcareous Alps of Austria.  In the cave region is found the Dachstein Limestone, the highest series of beds which is about 7,500 feet thick and consist of unaltered and dolomitic limestones with reff facies.  The Massif is bounded to the north by the river Traum flood plain at 2,000 feet, so the available limestone for cave development is about 5,500 feet.  Some work has already been done in the area by the Austrians and also by the B.S.A. in the neighbouring Tannengebirge.  This is a similar karst type plateau to the Dachstein.  Judging by the caves already known, there would be plenty of scope for all types of cavers on the ‘expedition’.  Those who prefer long ladder pitches will be catered for, but those preferring Mendip type caving will find plenty to occupy and interest them. It is essential to know an approximate number of people who will be going on this trip as soon as possible, as accommodation may be limited.  One may stay in guest houses in the valley, in mountain huts on the plateau, or camp at either place.  It is anticipated that transport will be by private vehicle as far as is possible and the duration of stay either 2 or 3 weeks.  Dates will have to be arranged when it is known who can definitely go, but it will have to be restricted to late July or early August for weather reasons. Finally, and perhaps the most important item, the cost is thought to be no more than about £30 per person per fortnight.  Please, if you are interested, give your names to myself, Keith Franklin or Roy Bennett.

Editors Note:     I should have written; ‘Mo’ Marriott instead of Keith Franklin, who wrote the above article.