The History of
Whitchurch Rotary Club
1938 - 2008

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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, 1960/61

Educated in Skipton, Yorkshire and came to Shropshire in 1935 when he joined a legal practice in Ellesmere, before moving to Whitchurch as the senior partner at Rushton and Co., Green End. He was H.M. Coroner for North Shropshire for five years, President of the Shropshire Law Society in 1968. He was greatly involved in many local organisations, ARP, ATC, Scouts, Rugby as a referee and club chairman in 1954, Whitchurch AODS in stage managership. Clerk to many local parish councils and also to the governors of Sir John Talbot's School.
Joined Rotary 22/4/1952. Secretary 1955/59. Wife President of Inner Wheel 1962/63.