Philately in the Bournemouth Area

Somerset and Dorset Philatelic Federation


Somerset & Dorset
Philatelic Federation



This Federation is affiliated to the ABPS where details of other Federations, Events, Judging and Exhibition Seminars
and a myriad of information can be found


President:- Richard Stroud
Vice President:- Les Berry
Vice President:- James Hooper
Vice President:- Ken Ramsaey
Chairman:- James Hooper
Vice-Chairman:- Mike Breward
Secretary:- Carol Turner
Treasurer:- Roger Marsh
Competitions Secretary:- James Hooper
Quiz Master:- Mike Welch

Events and Activities

(To see the reports on events in 2014, 2015 and 2016, please click here)

2016 and 2017

46th Annual General Meeting
This was held at 2pm on Saturday 8 October 2016 at the same venue as last year:- the Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 9NL, Courtesy of the Yeovil & District Philatelic Society

Committee Meeting
The next Meeting will be held on Saturday 25 March 2017 at 2pm at the Bridgwater Exhibition & Fair, Westfield United Reform Church Hall, West Street, Bridgwater TA6 7EU.

Federation Quiz Meeting - 2017
The next Federation Inter-Club Quiz will be held on Friday 19 May 2017 at Taunton.
(Clubs can send teams of up to 4 members and supporters)
(Secretary Mrs Elizabeth Higgins 01278 459378)

Federation Competitions - 2017
The 2017 Competitions will be held on Tuesday 26 September, 2017 during the evening meeting held by Wells Philatelic Society. Meetings are held at The Town Hall, Wells BA5 2RB, at 7.30pm
Club Contact:- Secretary - Mr J Jeffery, Tel 01761 453258
Competition Rules - click here for the 2017 Rules


Federation Member Clubs and Programmes

List of Member Clubs and their Contacts

Member Clubs 2016-2017 Programmes



Results of the
2016 Somerset and Dorset Philatelic Federation Competition (Axe Vale)

Class A Open  First B Paull (Przedborz City Post 1917/18) Bridport & Charmouth
  Second J. F. Roe (GB Lilac & Greens) Bristol
  Third T. J. Hooper (Austria 1850 - 1865 Stamp issues & usage) Yeovil
Class B General First R Marsh (Elihu Burritt and the "Ocean Penny Post") Yeovil
  Second B. Paull (Warsaw Town Post 1915/16) Bridport & Charmout
  Third E. Rendel ("Germany - Allied occupation Russian Zone") Yeovil
Class C Postal History First J. F. Roe (Inspector's Marks on London P.H. Undeliverable Mail) Bristol
  Second T. J. Hooper (Austrian Inflation Period X. (Postal Rates)) Yeovil
  Third B. Paull (Postcards from Poland 1919-1924) Bridport and Charmouth
Class D Thematic First B. Paull (Tunnels) Bridport & Charmouth
  Second S. Page (The Valture Family) Bridport & Charmouth
  Third F. R. Blackah (A Junket of Junks) Bridport & Charmouth
Class E Juniors No entries    
Class F Air Mail First B. Paull (Warsaw Airmail Service 1922 to 1925) Bridport & Charmouth
  Second N. A. Arrow ("Make a Sixpence Fly") Axe Vale
Class G Postcards First S. Page (Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway) Bridport & Charmouth


(To see the reports on events in 2014, 2015 and 2016, please click here)


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Last updated 27 March 2017