Speakers List

2017

Speaker Subject(s) Philatelic Societies Speaker belongs to Travel (T)

Expenses (E)

Peter Aveyard

01524 410 350

audreyandpeter@uwclub.net

 

Lancaster Postal History.

GB Penny Reds – Die II Alphabet III.

Philatelic History (Social) of Lancaster & Morecambe.

Peter has an extensive collection of Postal History and this list is the tip of the iceberg. Includes National & International Competitions

Royal Philatelic Society.

Great Britain Philatelic Society.

Morecambe.

T: most places

E: petrol

Derek Burton

01625 879 700

derek_burton@btinternet.com

(Note the ‘underscore’ in the email address)

Central Europe (various).

 

Poynton.

Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain.

Insurance & Banking Philatelic Society.

T: by arrangement
Graham Chadwick

01253 367 254

margrachad@hotmail.co.uk

 

Alice in Wonderland.

Lundy Pre-Decimal.

Lundy After 1971.

Heritage Railways.

Great Western Railway.

Ambulance Trains (a half display).

Lytham St Annes.

Red Rose Postcard Club.

T: up to 75 miles

E: petrol

K F Clarke

01246 865 957

US Air Mail.

Pan-American Airways.

Malay States.

Chesterfield (outside NW Fed area). T: not specified

E: petrol

Eric Coulton

 

ericcoulton@aol.com

 

Aspects of Tanganyika.

The Rise & Fall of German East Africa.

Aberconwy. T: anywhere in North West area

E: not required

David Cox

01704 560 232

davecoxllamedos@yahoo.co.uk

 

GB Pre-Machin Coil Leaders 1912-66. Great Britain Philatelic Society. T: 50/60 miles radius of Southport, any time of year

E: petrol if over 15 miles

Duncan Crewe

0151 733 1291

dunccrew@aol.com

 

Hong Kong Airmails.

Imperial Airways Crash Mail.

Imperial Airways Eastern Route.

Imperial Airways African Route.

Empire Flying Boats.

Imperial Airways Ephemera.

Croydon Airport.

Liverpool & Merseyside.

Crosby.

British Air Mail Society.

Postal History Society.

Society of Postal Historians.

T: public transport only

E: appreciated for longer distances

Susan Crewe

0151 733 1291

smcrewe2@aol.com

 

Various aspects of Hong Kong.

North East Lancashire Postal History.

Liverpool & Merseyside.

Crosby.

Postal History Society.

Hong Kong Study Circle.

T: public transport only

E: appreciated for longer distances

Alan Dinnis

01260 252 521

alan.dinnis@btinternet.com

 

White on Wight – A collection of stamps, postcards, etc, telling the story of a shipyard, its products & personalities. Macclesfield & Prestbury. T: 50 miles radius of Macclesfield, avoiding winter weather

E: petrol

Eddie Dunn

0161 797 0346

edunn0153@hotmail.com

 

France:

– Art Issues.

– Tourist Issues.

– Postal History, in 3 parts:

(i) Postal History of the Tarn Department.

(ii) French Linear Postmarks 1792-1832.

(iii) Numerical Paris Star Postmarks 1863-1876.

Golf.

Bolton.

Rochdale.

T: 50 miles radius of Manchester

E: petrol if over 30 miles

Steve Ellis

01782 208 669

steve@homestead75.co.uk

 

French Maritime Mail.

French Red Cross.

Liverpool Maritime Mail.

French Rail Mail.

Crewe.

France & Colonies P.S.

Postal History Society.

T: 40 miles maximum

E: not required

Barry Evans

01282 616 156

barry.ribbywood@gmail.com

The Universal Postal Union.

George VI, Commonwealth and Early QEII.

From St Kilda to Tristan Da Cunha, in 2 halves.

Burnley. T: anywhere within the NW Federation

E: £10 towards petrol

Mark W Everiss

01282 772 288

mark.everiss@ntlworld.com

 

The Russian Civil War, in 3 parts:

i) Intervention and Occupation.

ii) South Russia.

iii) Siberia, North Russia and the Far East.

The Galapagos Islands.

Burnley. T: 50-75 miles, any time of year

E: petrol over 30 miles

Andrew Francis

01695 421 821

andrew.j.francis@talk21.com

 

Germany 1933-1945.

Aspects of World War II Postal History.

German Field Post.

Wartime Airmails.

Germany & Colonies PS.

Forces Postal History Society.

British Air Mail Society.

T: by train or a lift (non-driver)

E: at cost

Alan Green

0161 486 9604

alan@green2183.plus.com

 

Malta in Two World Wars.

Malta: Local Post to Airmail in 75 Years.

Malta: Pre-Stamp to King George V.

Malta: Ships, Trains & Planes.

Poynton PS.

Malta Study Circle.

T: 40 miles radius from Stockport

E: no expenses

Clive Griffiths

 

clive.griffiths45@ntlworld.com

 

The Messina Earthquake 1908 (postcards mainly).

Fiume 1918-1924.

The Brutal Friendship: Postal Aspects of the Hitler-Mussolini Alliance 1937-41.

Portraits of a King: the definitive issues of Italy during the reign of Victor Emmanuel III.

Trafford. T: not specified, contact Speaker

E: contribution to petrol expenses

Norman Hudson

01244 318 156

jntropics@hotmail.com

(Email contact preferred please)

The Scottish Islands.

Orkney and Shetland.

Helgoland.

Czechoslovakia, in 2 parts:

i) Alfons Mucha (graphic artist).

ii) The Tatra Mountains of Slovakia (thematic).

Royal Philatelic Society London.

Faroe Islands Study Circle.

Scottish Postal History Society.

Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of GB.

British Thematic Association.

Ellesmere Port.

T: must be accessible by public transport from Chester

E: not required

Fred Ikin

01270 560 261

The German Red Cross to 1945.

German Charities to 1945.

Berlin & Day of the Stamp (2 halves).

Crewe. T: up to 50 miles from Crewe

E: petrol

Arthur Jennion

01744 812 656

rainhillrocket@icloud.com

 

Mail on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

The Faroe Islands – Skids Post; Postal History; WWII; and Stamps Danish & Faroese.

St Helens & District PS.

The Royal PS.

The Scandinavia PS.

The Faroe Islands Study Circle.

The GB PS.

The Perfin Society.

The TPO & Sea Post Society.

The Ship Stamp Society.

T: anywhere within the NW Federation

E: not required

Keith E Johnson

01270 580 634

kejphilgowls@talktalk.net

 

Lord Tennyson through Philately.

Aspects of Gilbert & Ellice Islands through to Kiribati.

A Tour of Lincoln City and its Postal History.

Crewe.

Pacific Islands Study Circle.

T: anywhere in the North West

E: petrol

Adrian Jones

01257 671 342

adrianhamerjones@outlook.com

East Africa (2 parts).

Errors and Varieties of Various Countries (2 parts).

Bolton.

Lostock.

T: by arrangement

E: by arrangement

Alan Kelsall

01539 532541

a.t.kelsall@btinternet.com

Great Britain to & through France before 1875.

Aachen station and the Alps.

Great Britain Philatelic Society.

Kendal.

Bolton le Sands.

T: 100 miles from Kendal.

E: Contribution to petrol over 50 miles.

Peter Kirk

01625 829 119

peter.kirk199@gmail.com

Cayman Islands.

Pitcairn Islands.

GB Queen Victoria with a twist.

GB Three Kings: Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII.

GB King George V.

GB Postage Dues 1916-2000.

GB Postage Dues 1840-1969.

Giraffes.

Rabbits.

Macclesfield & Prestbury. T: anywhere within the NW Federation, not January or February

E: dependant on distance

Phil Lea

01352 711 922

Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Japan.

Colwyn Bay.

Aberconwy.

T: within NW Federation

E: petrol

Jack Lindley

0161 705 1074

lindleyjack@aol.com

 

New Zealand – most aspects:
Military, Postal History, Airmail, Health.
Bolton.

Rochdale.

T: relies on Eddie Dunn for transport (see his details)
Philip Longbottom

01625 439 997

prlongbottom@aol.com

 

The Netherlands.

Turkey.

Macclesfield & Prestbury.

Crewe.

Trafford.

Nothing for up to 2hrs travelling, beyond by negotiation
Brian Lythgoe

01928 735 440

bglythgoe@hotmail.com

 

French Cameroons.

British & German Cameroons.

1840/1940 Stamp Centenary.

Postal and Airmail History of the Isles of Scilly.

Northwich.

Chester.

Ellesmere Port.

Liverpool & Merseyside.

Shropshire.

T: any within reason

E: nil

Graham Macpherson

annmacpherson67@icloud.com

01606 883 934

GB 1939-1951 High Value Arms Issues. Northwich. T: within reason

E: depends on distance

Jeremy Meal

jeremy.meal@btinternet.com

0161 439 9553

Norwich Postal History from 1587.

GB Postal Mechanisation.

World Postal Mechanisation.

Falklands or Malvinas 9409 – the 15 Weeks of the 1982 War (a half display).

Stockport and East Cheshire PS.

PMSC – The Postal Mechanisation Study Circle

T: 50 mile radius

E: only over 25 miles radius from Stockport

Ian Nutley

01978 447 085

iannutley1@talktalk.net

 

Zeppelin Post of the World.

Propaganda & Espionage Forgeries of WW2.

Lufthansa mail flights to South America between the wars.

Postal History of the Holocaust.

Germany & Colonies PS.

Bromley & Beckenham PS.

Chester PS.

Mold PS.

Wrexham PS.

T: 50 mile radius of Wrexham

E: petrol over 25 miles

Stephen Parkin

stephenrhparkin@aol.com

 

Edinburgh: Postal History.

Edinburgh: Mail by Rail.

Edinburgh: 20th Century Postal History.

Midlothian Postal History.

King Edward 8th.

Stockport & East Cheshire.

Marple.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Scottish Postal History Society.

Society of Postal Historians.

T: anywhere in NW Federation

E: minimal

Alwyn Peel

01924 505 724

alwyn.peel@ntlworld.com

 

Captain James Cook – early life and the Endeavour voyage.

Captain James Cook – the second and third voyages.

William Bligh – the man and his mutinies.

Air Mail Letter Cards of WW2.

Wakefield. T and E: by arrangement
G W Pickles

01772 746 086

A Bobby’s Hobby.

Police Philately.

Preston. T: within 50 miles of Preston

E: petrol

Peter Rooke

01942 208 702

therookster@virginmedia.com

 

Denmark – Stamps and Postal History.

France – Postal History (pre-philatelic/Napoleonic Wars).

Westmorland – Postal History.

The Postal History of Wigan

St. Helens.

Scandinavia PS.

France & Colonies PS.

Cumbria Postal History Society.

T: any by arrangement

E: petrol over 50 miles

Bill Ross

07769 225 680

 

The Postal History and Stamps of Aland Island.

An Introduction to the Postal History and Stamps of Greenland.

Wallasey.

Heswall.

The Scandinavia PS.

T: 50/60 miles round trip

E: petrol and Mersey Toll (if tunnel used)

David Sigee FRPSL

0161 973 5529

dsigee@btinternet.com

 

College Stamps of Oxford and Cambridge.

Royal Mail – 1840 and beyond.

Mauritius: Stamps and postal history to 1900.

A Passage to India: Stamps of the Feudatory States.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Great Britain Philatelic Society.

Trafford.

India Study Circle.

T: 30 miles any time of year

E: petrol

Alan Slater

07828 535 659

alanslater39@hotmail.co.uk

 

Postal History of The Wirral.

Postal History of Birkenhead.

Central American Airmail.

Nicaragua – air mails & revenues, especially telegraph stamps. (Air mail presentation, or half & half).

Tonga Tin Can Mail.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Wirral.

British Air Mail Society.

Postal History Society.

Nicaragua Study Group.

T: by car (but not Dec, Jan & Feb), or public transport

E: unnecessary

Jamie Smith

jamiesmith1935@hotmail.co.uk

 

British Military in the Middle East 1799-1956.

KUT Postal History.

GB QEII Wildings Postal History, etc – Includes commemoratives and posted abroad – National Service.

Egypt – Stamps and Postal History.

Middle East Postal History – Including Iraq, Persia/Iran, Persian Gulf, Aden, Egypt + a little Syria etc. to cover area.

QEII in Africa – Stamps and Postal History.

QEII North and South Rhodesia  & Nyasaland.

Persia/Iran Stamps and Postal History.

‘How South Africa won World War II’ (20 frames (240 pages)).

‘All at Sea’ (16 frames (172 pages)). Aspects of philately and military history connected to the sea 1799-1984, concentrates on World War II.

World War II – East of Suez.

British East Africa Study Group.

Stockport PS.

Stockport Collector’s Society.

Poynton.

Marple.

Forces Postal History Society.

T: no car, relies on a lift or being met from bus or train

E: any incurred re travel

Richard Stock FRPSL & Fellow of Society of Postal Historians

0151 336 4843

richardcstock@aol.co.uk

 

Aspects of Sudan Philately and Postal History.

Sudan Early Mail and Campaigns 1883-1899.

The Camel Postman Issue 1897-1991.

South African Campaigns – Zulu War and Boer War.

Early QE2 Recess Printed Stamps.

“Richard’s Attic Sweepings”.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Great Britain Philatelic Society.

Postal History Society.

Society of Postal Historians.

Sudan Study Group.

Anglo Boer War PS.

East Africa Study Circle.

Wirral.

T: 100 miles radius

E: as arranged

A L Totten

01606 891 110

 

Norway to 1914.

Norway from 1939.

Norway – Ships, Trains and Planes.

Cruising to North Cape and beyond.

Northwich. T: within the NW Federation

E: petrol

Julian Tweed

0151 353 8313

ruth-julian@care4free.net

 

GB Express Mail.

GB Late Fee Mail.

GB Too Late Mail.

The Postal History of the Irish Sea Crossings.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Great Britain Philatelic Society.

Postal History Society.

Society of Postal Historians.

Chester.

Etc.

T: any within reason

E: none required

Bev Walker

01244 533 435

Jules Verne. Mold. T: up to 30 miles

E: petrol

Nigel Webster

01524 791 021

webster213@btcom.uk

 

“Mutiny on the Bounty”. Garstang. T: unlimited

E: donation to St John Hospice, Lancaster please

Philip Wharmby

0161 766 8377

0796 087 2645 (Mobile)

phil_wharmby@hotmail.com

 

UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Aircraft on Stamps.

Churchill.

Cinderella Stamps of the World.

Space.

GB 1953 – 1990.

Oldham.

Lancashire and Cheshire Postal History.

Rochdale.

T: on public transport

E: required (limited, has a bus & rail card)

Richard Wheatley FRPSL, Fellow of the Society of Postal Historians

0113 260 1978

arewhyuu@talktalk.net

 

Netherlands East Indies – mainly postal history 1786 to WW1.

Egypt:
i) Hotels, with Post Offices.
ii) Simon Arzt Store in Port Said, with Post Office.

Spitfires – “that which spits fire”.

Leeds Postal History.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Postal History Society.

Egypt Study Circle.

Leeds PS.

Bradford PS.

(outside NW Fed area)

T: anywhere in the NW Federation

E: hospitality would be appreciated (please clarify this when booking Mr Wheatley)

Yvonne Wheatley FRPSL

0113 260 1978

whyareuu@talktalk.net

 

Czechoslovakia.

Railways.

Royal Philatelic Society.

Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain.

Railways Philatelic Group.

Postal History Society.

Leeds PS.

Bradford PS.

(outside NW Fed area)

T: anywhere in the NW Federation

E: hospitality would be appreciated (please clarify this when booking Mrs Wheatley)

Bernard Worsfold

01253 720 667

bernard.worsfold@gmail.com

 

Royal Air Force Museum – First Day Covers and Flight Covers. Lytham St. Annes. T: 30 miles

E: petrol

N Wragg

01625 613 654

Switzerland. Macclesfield and Prestbury.

Stockport.

Not specified

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