Committee
The Society is affiliated to the ABPS, and its affairs are managed by a Committee comprising President, Officers and Committee Members, elected annually. The main Officers are as follows:
General Secretary: D J Hogarth, 12 Moyness Park Drive, Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6LX. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
President: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Journal Editor: M S Tyler - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Auction Secretary: S R Ellis - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
The other Committee Members are:
M L Bister (Journal Manager) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
R N Broadhurst (Packet Secretary, France) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
D J Chalcraft (Packet Secretary, Colonies) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
R N Broadhurst (Magazine Circuit) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
J Gane (Website Manager) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
J Parmenter (Publications Stockist) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
P Kelly
A J Lawrence
C W Spong
P S Watkins
J C West
 

Club (Exchange) Packets

Club packets are circulated to UK members who request them.
There are two circuits, one for France and one for the French Colonies.
Members wishing either to purchase items from the circulated books, or to offer material for sale, should contact the relevant Secretary:

FRANCERichard Broadhurst - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COLONIES: David Chalcraft - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The packet secretaries' other contact details are available from the Journal that is delivered regularly to all paid up members.
 
 
Magazine Circuit
The Society subscribes to two French philatelic magazines, and has circuits organised for those who wish to read them. For further details contact the circuit organiser: Richard Broadhurst This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 

Visiting Speakers
A Notice to Secretaries of other Philatelic Societies

A number of our members are available to give displays based on French or French colonial material covering a wide variey of subjects. If this is of interest to you please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.so that we can discuss with you whether we have a member living in your area and if so the type of display he or she can give.

Any of our members who do display to other societies do so on a personal basis. Thus, any arrangements made with one of our members - and this includes the question of any transport costs if applicable - are made independently of this Society.


Information Board

  •  A New Convenor for the London Meetings

    Can you fill the position?
    Full 'job description is' on the Meetings page

     Please consider if you can convene future meetings -
    contact Chris 0208 654 4159 or via email

     

     

     

    A new convenor is required for the London Meetings - Chris Hitchen has kindly stepped temporarily into the position for May,

     

    Can you fulfill the position? A brief job description is thus:
    Arrange the program – venue, dates and speakers
    Circulate details of each meeting to those in the appropriate region around 10 to 14 days in advance and endeavour to encourage a good attendance
    Discuss with those coming to meetings what they would like to see and how they would wish displays and presentations to be conductedEnsure that the program is publicised as widely as possible

     

    Please consider if you can convene future meetings - contact Chris 0208 654 4159 or via email

  •          Northern Group        
    The next meeting will be held on the July 14th 2018. The whole day will be devoted to members' displays.
    The meeting will be held at the Broom Methodist Church, 195 Broom Lane, Rotherham, S60 3NW from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend the meeting.

     

     

  •         Wessex Group        
    The next meeting will be held on 30th June 2018, at 10.30am at the Scout Hall, Lower Street, Harnham, Salisbury, SP2 8HB. There will be two subjects: 'Censorship of French colonial mail and POW mail' and 'The French antimalarial campaign'. Following lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend the meeting.


          

    the subject will be ‘The stamps and postal history of the Sower issue’. Following lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays.
  •            London Group           
    The next meeting will take place on Saturday August 4th at the Calthorpe Arms PH, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR. The morning display will be ‘Poste Restante and Missent mail', followed by lunch at the Calthorpe Arms. The afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays. Non-members are warmly invited to attend.

Contact Information

General Secretary: D J Hogarth - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
President: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Journal Editor: M S Tyler - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Auction Secretary: S R Ellis - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website Manager: Jan Gane - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.