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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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

2017 2016 2015

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 (there's a gap in our records from 1989-2001) 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
1988-
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