The History of
Whitchurch Rotary Club
1938 - 2008

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Visitors Welcome

We meet in the Dodington Lodge Hotel every 1st & 3rd Tuesday evening at 6:30pm for Dinner, every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12:45pm for lunch, and if there's a 5th Tuesday, we meet at 7:00am for Breakfast. Visitors are welcome.

Presidents of Whitchurch Rotary Club


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PRESIDENT 1949/50.

Served in the trenches during World War I, suffering severe wounds, attained rank of Captain in the West Yorks. Regt. On his demobilisation he graduated MA from Queens College, Cambridge, and was ordained in 1922. His ministries included Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, Shifnal from 1930 coming to Whitchurch in March, 1938. He again saw active service in World War II but returned to his Whitchurch ministry, being appointed Rural Dean in 1955, retiring in December 1963. Heavily involved in community life, in Toc H, Scouts and chairman of governors at Whitchurch Grammar School. Joined Rotary on 3 May, 1939, created hon. member in 1964, died 23 August, 1972, aged 81 years. His son Godfrey was a Cambridge cricket blue and his first wife was Inner Wheel President 1948/49.