The 12th annual Newcastle singing was called to order by Cath
Tyler, who welcomed the class and led 48t.
The following officers were appointed to serve: Chairman -- Cath
Tyler; Secretary -- Colin Monson; Treasurer -- Phil Tyler;
Arranging Committee -- Phil Tyler, Benny Ross, Lin James and
Leaders: Phil Tyler 171; Mark Wardlaw 138b; Lin James 421; Joel
Wallenberg 63; Claire Welford 122; Colin Monson 178; Sandy
Semeonoff 32t; Josephine Ellis 479; Jan Geerts 313t; Sula
O’Duffy 38b; Edwin Macadam 150; Hauke Grünefeld 168.
Sally Grieves-Lord called the class back and led 270. Leaders:
Colin Higgins 296; Sheila Girling Macadam 500; Margaret Bradshaw
300; Geoff Grainger 535; Hilary Walton 335; Benny Ross 546; Ruth
Holman 350; Charmaine Phelps 330t; Helen Barber 354b; Josh Darby
209; Mark Wardlaw 445; Lin James 148; Cath Tyler 367; Joel
Wallenberg 113; Claire Welford 28b.
Sandy Semeonoff called the class back and led 119. Leaders:
Colin Monson 107; Josephine Ellis 547; Jan Geerts 91; Sula
O’Duffy 87; Helen Barber 538; Matthew Ord 228; Hauke
Grünefeld102; Calum Wood 460; Sally Grieves-Lord 111b; Colin
Higgins 86; Sheila Girling Macadam 217; Margaret Bradshaw 318;
Geoff Grainger 156.
Joel Wallenberg spoke for the sick and housebound and led 32b
for Jimmy Baily – Akron, Alabama USA; Tony Benson -- Gosforth;
Carr -- Stanley; Sheila
Dodsworth -- Oxford; Dot
Green -- Liverpool; Carmel
Lipman -- Newcastle;
Josephine Phelps -- Oxford;
Karen Turner -- Paisley.
Benny Ross conducted the memorial lesson, leading 285t for
-- Oxford; Isabella Finnigan
-- Birmingham; Kirsty Grainger
-- Wellington, New Zealand; Anthony Pears
-- France; Wendy Ross --
London; Sylvia Smail --
Edinburgh; Michael Spittal
-- London; Derek Stapleton
-- Edinburgh; Joyce Stone --
York; Dave Swarbrick -- UK;
Brian Trowell -- Oxford;
Ivan Wilcox -- Ripon;
Suzanne Wilsher -- Essex;
Gordon Wilsher -- Chelmsford;
Eileen Wilson -- Nailsea.
Edwin Macadam led 236. Lin James gave thanks for the midday
After lunch Lin James called the class to order with 159.
Leaders: Cath Tyler 448b; Helen Barber 362; Calum Wood 297;
Sandy Semeonoff 319; Matthew Ord 339; Carmen Gordon 183; Jan
Geerts 272; Claire Welford 276; Hauke Grünefeld 203; Josh Darby
504; Colin Monson 274t; Sula O’Duffy 117; Josephine Ellis 196;
Colin Newton 313b; Sally Grieves-Lord 385b; Margaret Bradshaw
105; Mark Wardlaw 320; Ruth Holman & Sandy Semeonoff 496; Helen
Barber & the children 146
Sheila Girling Macadam called the class back with 39t. Leaders:
Benny Ross 352; Geoff Grainger 163b; Joel Wallenberg 66; Phil
Tyler 477; Edwin Macadam 332; Hilary Walton 47b; Sandy Semeonoff
68b; Helen Barber 284; Charmaine Phelps 333; Matthew Ord 179;
Carmen Gordon 142; Sheila Girling Macadam 157; Calum Wood 495.
Cath Tyler extended thanks to all those who had helped during
the day, and announcements were made. Cath led 323t as the
closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer offered by
Chairman -- Cath Tyler; Secretary -- Colin Monson