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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Ray went to school at Bronington and to Whitchurch Grammar School, before joining the family coach hire firm to work with his father, Bill and brother Ted. Enjoyed all sports especially participation in bowls, snooker and golf. Provided transport for Rotary events at a 'preferential' rate and was greatly involved in most of the club's activities. His presidential year was tragically cut short when he collapsed and later died whilst attending the joint Inner Wheel and Rotary church service held to mark the beginning of the Rotary year.
Joined Rotary 17/5/79. Died 17/7/1983, aged 53 years. His wife, President Inner Wheel 1983/84, 1992/93| treasurer 1981/83.