DA7C ARCHIVE 1976 - 2016

INDEX: OF NEWSLETTERS (WORD FORMAT):      February'76;  March '76; April '76; May '76; June '76; July '76; Aug '76; Sept '76; Oct '76; Nov '76; Dec '76; Jan '77; Feb '77; Mar '77; Apr '77; May '77; June '77; July '77; Aug '77; Sept '77; Oct '77; Nov '77


THE FIRST MEETING WAS HELD ON 19th FEBRUARY 1976 AT THE NAGS HEAD IN RINGWOOD


LIST OF ORIGINAL MEMBERS AT THE FIRST MEETING OF THE DA7C 

FEBRUARY 19th 1976 AT THE NAGS HEAD, RINGWOOD

Bernard Cowley 1925 Chummy FK 2666; 1931 Saloon KX 6557
John Page 1931 Mulliner Saloon
Chris Smith 1934 Ruby
Derek & Gary Munn 1930 Saloon
Glyn Llewellyn 1934 Ruby
Roger Ballard 1931 Saloon
Vic Steel 1936 Opal
Neil Deeming 1937 Pearl
Lawrence Rideal 1933 Saloon
Owen & David Legg 1927 Chummy; 1936 Ruby
Brian Pledger 1933 Tourer
Jeff Kingsland 1936 Ruby
John Butt 1930 Saloon
Brian Pipe 1934 Saloons (2)
Jack Jeffries 1927 Lea-Francis Hyper
John Bramwell 1925 Singer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH 1976 - no record of a meeting

APRIL 1976
Club night Thursday 15th April 1976 Nags Head, Ringwood
- Bernard will be saying a few words about how he found his Austins and then slides & films by Owen Legg.  Click here for the April Newsletter.

MAY 1976
Club night Thursday 20th May 1976 Nags Head, Ringwood
- discussions to start on a merger with the Solent A7C.  John Page has organised a run (about 10 miles) to another pub in the New Forest. We will be leaving here 8.30 no later. If there are any late arrivals the destination will be the Sir Walter Tyrrell near the Rufus Stone this aide of Cadnam.  Click here for the full May Newsletter

JUNE 1976
Club night Thursday 17th June Nags Head, Ringwood -
Discussion about joining forces with the Solent A7C then as it will be a light evening a run to the Avon Causeway Inn (5 miles away). Click here for the full June Newsletter
JULY 1976
Club night Thursday 15th July Nags Head Ringwood - Discussion re joining forces with the Solent A7 Club then a run ending at the Royal Oak at North Gorley As a result of last month’s meeting it was decided to 'go it alone' from the Solent A.7 Club at least until the end of the year.  Click here for the full July Newsletter

AUGUST 1976
Club night Thursday 19th August Nags Head, Ringwood. 
This was to be a quiz night but got changed into an evening run to the Albany Hotel, Fordingbridge. August 22nd was the first Sunday Run.  Roger Ballard organised a trip to the Old Mill at Harnham nr. Salisbury.  Three A7s took part - Bernard Cowley, Roger Ballard and John Page accompanied by Mike Wragg in his Standard - and "16 wives, girlfriends & children"! Click here for the full newsletter.

SEPTEMBER 1976

Club night 16th September Nags Head, Ringwood - An Austin 7 Quiz.  The very first Run Report appeared in the newsletter. Click here for the full newsletter.

OCTOBER 1976
Club night 21st October Nags Head, Ringwood - The first AGM.  Agenda incuded Title of the club; Election of officers; General aims of the club.  Click here for the full newsletter

NOVEMBER 1976
Club night 18th November Nags Head, Ringwood -
The club is christened the "Dorset Austin Seven Club" and four new badges are put up for debate.  Click here for the full newsletter

DECEMBER 1976
Club night 16th December Nags Head, Ringwood. 
We have devised what is called a Tabletop Concours - that is any part belonging to, or associated with, a car in immaculate order, or even a model of a car which you have made, will be judged. There will be two teams, each judging the others items. A prize will be given for the best item of the evening - only one entry each please. Click here for the full newsletter  

JANUARY 1977

Club night 20th January at "Nags Head”.
Talks by various members on their Austin 7 experiences Click here for the full newsletter 

FEBRUARY 1977
Club night 17th February at "Nags Head".  Noggin & Natter

MARCH 1977
Club night
17th March, "Nags Head".  We hope to have a guest speaker
[Either the speaker failed to materialise or the editor forgot to mention if they did, indeed, have a speaker that month]

APRIL 1977
Club night 21st April, Nags Head, Ringwood.
 A short run to the Red Shoot Inn, Linwood, leaving at approx. 8.45 pm.  Click here for the full newsletter

MAY 1977
Club night 18th May, Nags Head, Ringwood
- a short run to the Avon Causeway Inn leaving approx 8.30 pm.  Click here for the full newsletter

JUNE 1977
Club night
16th June Meet at Nags Head, Ringwood. Road run to Sir Walter Tyrell near Rufus Stone, Cadnam, with possibly a treasure hunt thrown in for good measure. Click here for full newsletter.


JULY 1977
Club night 21st July Nags Head
Road run to the Albany in Fordingbridge.  This month's Spotlight was on John Page who first bought his 7 in 1966 from the 2nd owner who had owned it since 1936. Click here for full newsletter


AUGUST 1977
Club night
13th August. Road run to the Alice Lyle.  The newsletter contained the first technical article, photocopied from the Austin Technical Bulletins, on fitting a new bevel pinion Click here for full newsletter

SEPTEMBER 1977

Club night 15th September, Nags Head An A7 Quiz.  The newsletter featured reports on three rallies - The Bristol A7 Club held its Longleat Rally in Lord Baths' large back garden, Netley Marsh and the Wimborne Air DayClick here for the full newsletter.

OCTOBER 1977

Club night 20th October, Nags Head. AGM.  There is to be an A7 Clubs Assoc. meeting on the 23rd October and it is hoped that the Dorset A7 Club will be voted into the Association.  It will be proposed that the subs. stay the same at 2 plus the 75P if you wish to have a magazine. (12 in 2015) Click here for the full newsletter

 

NOVEMBER 1977

Club night 17th November , Nags Head.  Table Top Concourse - bring along something immaculate associated with a car. At last month's AGM the committee will be: Chairman - Derek Munn; Secretary - Bernard Cowley;  Assistant Secretary - John Page; Treasurer - Lawrence Rideal; Events Secretaries - Gary Munn & Peter Treliving; Newsletter Editor - Phil Whitter; Committee Members - Glyn Llewellyn & Mike Wragg.  Click here for the full newsletter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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