SECF History

Our Federation was founded in 1987, with an initial subscription of 5 per annum. Initial members were Caterham, Compton, Crawley, Dulwich, Guildford and Godalming, Harrow Oak, Preston Park, Ramsgate, Reigate Priory, Roehampton, Surbiton, Sussex County (Southwick), Tunbridge Wells, Wellcome Beckenham, Wellcome-Dartford, Woking and Worthing.

1. Detailed History

Some details of the Federation's history can be seen here, mostly early stuff currently.

2. Club Development and our Newsletters

Some history about the development of our clubs:

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1998 Development Plan

Some of the Federation's Newsletters, excluding those consisting solely of results and AGM/Committee information:

November 2016
December 2015
December 2012
November 2011
November 2010

3. Roll of Honour

Our Roll of Honour details all the winners in our various leagues and tournaments: our first Association Croquet League started in 1986 and our first Golf Croquet League in 1988.

4. League Results

We have detailed results for most of our history:

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and match by match results for

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5. Tournament and Other Reports

Reports of our own Tournaments and other Events: our AC Ladies Day started in 1992, replacing a previous League, the AC Doubles weekend in 1991, the GC Day in 1993 and the (GC) Southern Challenge in 2012 (expanding to three divisions in 2016).

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6. AGM Minutes

The minutes of the Federation's AGMs:

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First AGM: November 1987
Inaugural meeting: March 1987

7. Committee

The current Committee is shown here. The list of historic committee members is:

Date Chairman Secretary Treasurer Members CA Representative
2011- Bill Arliss John Reddish Hilary Smith Michael Hague, Richard Hilditch, Jonathan Isaacs, Roger Loram, George Noble
co-opted 10/2016: Jon Diamond
David Mooney
2010-2011 Bill Arliss John Reddish Hilary Smith David Collins, Daphne Gaitley, Michael Hague, Richard Hilditch, George Noble David Mooney
2009            Bill Arliss Richard Hilditch Richard Hilditch David Collins, Daphne Gaitley, Michael Hague, George Noble, Hilary Smith David Mooney
2003-2008 Bill Arliss Richard Hilditch Richard Hilditch David Collins, Daphne Gaitley, Michael Hague, George Noble, Roy Ware
co-opted 1/2008: Hilary Smith
from 10/2003: David Mooney
2002 Bill Arliss Richard Hilditch John Knight Quiller Barrett, Don Beck, David Collins, Daphne Gaitley, Michael Hague, George Noble Quiller Barrett
2000-01
Richard Hilditch George Noble
John Knight Bill Arliss, Quiller Barrett, Don Beck, David Collins, Michael Hague
co-opted 12/2000: Daphne Gaitley

1999
Richard Hilditch
Quiller Barrett John Knight Bill Arliss, Don Beck, David Collins, Alex Jardine, George Noble, Colin Thornton
1998
Richard Hilditch Quiller Barrett John Knight Bill Arliss, Don Beck, David Collins, George Noble, Colin Thornton

1997
Richard Hilditch Quiller Barrett John Knight Bill Arliss, Don Beck, David Collins, Connie Chick

1996
Richard Hilditch Quiller Barrett John Knight Bill Arliss, David Collins, Connie Chick, Roy Ware, Ron Welch

1995
Richard Hilditch Quiller Barrett John Knight Bill Arliss, Stephen Badger, David Collins, Roy Ware, Ron Welch

1993-94
Richard Hilditch Stephen Badger John Knight David Collins, Hyacinth Coombs, John Greenwood, Roy Ware, Ron Welch
1991-92
Richard Hilditch Stephen Badger John Knight David Collins, John Greenwood, Tony Mrozinski, Bernard Smith, Ron Welch
co-opted 10/1991: Hyacinth Coombs, Roy Ware

1990
Richard Hilditch Stephen Badger John Knight Terry Ballard, Mike Keen, John Greenwood, Ron Welch, Susan Yonge

1988-89
Dennis Shaw
David Higgs
John Knight Stephen Badger, Richard Hilditch, Tony Mrozinski, Susan Yonge

1987
Dennis Shaw David Higgs John Knight Stephen Badger, Richard Hilditch, Tony Mrozinski, Brenda Sandell