Club History 1 of 3

1. In The Beginning - 1898

Kent & Sussex Courier - Wednesday 21 September 1898

Founding Members:
Rev Downes-Shaw
Percy Andrews - appointed Secretary & Treasurer
F D Curtis
J Le Fleming
H M Braybrooke

His Worship The Mayor - absent - President
Lord Henry Nevill, 3rd Marquess of Abergavenny invited to be Patron

Letter of apology for absence, supporting the motion to form a club
F W Klere, J H Kelsy, A Grant, H A Curtis, J R Taylor, B Fletcher, J Hardy, W Marchant, T Harding, F Harris

Subscriptions 10, 6d (approximately £41)

The Castle Hotel, London Road, Tunbridge Wells (c.1923)
Where the founders first met in 1898 to form the club