Wynkyn de Worde Society


Former Chairmen of the Society

1957–59 James Shand
1960–61 James Moran
1962–63 Kenneth Day
1964–65 Chris Colebrook
1966-67 Bernard Roberts
1968 Jack Matson
1969 Antony Mackay Miller
1970 G Allen Hutt
1971 James Blake
1972 Roy Fullick
1973 Peter Guy
1974 John Miles
1975 Basil Harley
1976 David Kindersley
1977 John Taylor
1978 Peter Moore
1979 John Robinson
1980 Alec Jolly
1981 Robert Norton
1982 Margaret Hall
1983 Victor Clark
1984 Colin Banks
1985 Muriel Grunfield
1986 Philip Cohen
1987 Michael Brown
1988 John Dreyfus
1989 Lida Lopes Cardozo
1990 Charles Stephenson

1991 Cornelia Playle
1992 Tony Rainbird
1993 Leo Smith
1994 John Vanderpump
1995 Richard Russell
1996 Paul Gumn
1997 Timothy Guy
1998 Philip Moore
1999 Elizabeth Miller
2000 Robin Smeeton
2001 Peter Jarrold
2002 Andrew Lamb
2003 Patrick Brittain
2004 David Way
2005 Paul Benwell
2006 Thelma Rolfe
2007 Stephen Brough
2008 Colin McHenry
2009 Peter Danckwerts
2010 James Alexander
2011 Graham Beck
2012 Colin Dunn
2013 Lynda Brockbank
2014 Jeremy Tankard
2015 Paul Haslam
2016 Becky Chilcott
2017 Margaret Willes
2018 Justin Hobson

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Members’ Page Working Again

I am pleased to announce that the Members’ Page is working again. There are plans to make it much more useful in future. In particular, you will be able to use an online booking form in future (I hope). ...

Peter White

We are very sad to report the death of Peter White, someone it was always a pleasure to bump into at Wynkyn de Worde events. He will be sorely missed. If any member would like to go to the funeral, please contact the Hon. Sec. for details. ...

Stationers’ Company Archive Evening, Stationers’ Hall, 15 April, 5.30–9.30 p.m.

Members of the Wynkyn de Worde Society may be interested in a forthcoming Archive Evening at Stationers’ Hall. The theme is News and Newspapers. The keynote speaker will be Christopher McKane, former Deputy Managing Editor of The Times, who will be speaking about The Times and distributing facsimile copies of the first issue of The Daily Universal Register, the predecessor of The Times. There will also be an exhibition of material from the Company’s archive and items also from The Times on ...

Freda Sack, 1951–2019

Sadly, Freda Sack, the British type designer, died in February. You can download Catherine Dixon's obituary here. ...