Club History

Club History

FIRST MEETING: 11th April 1921 at the Grand Hotel.  An extract from the Northampton Daily Chronicle of 31 May 1921, which describes the event, can be downloaded here

FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING: 18th July 1921 at the Exchange Café

FIRST CHARTER MEETING: 1st February 1922 (i.e. the official birth date)

The First President, Mr A E Marlowe died in July 1922.  His obituary in the Northampton Independent can be downloaded here

RI RECORDS: The Rotary Club of Northampton, England No 1073 was organised on 12 April 1921 by the British Association of Rotary Clubs and elected on 1 February 1922


A book entitled "Rotary Club of Northampton" The first 50 years 1921 - 1971 is available from the Secretary.
Photocopied records from RI for 1921/2 are also available from the Secretary

Club History sub-pages:

Our First President - A E Marlow

more The story behind the man

Report on the Club's Activities from 1921 to 1934

more A Report by Rtn Blakeman dated July 1934

90th Anniversary Club History Report

more Written by the President for the 90th Anniversary