Our President in 1976/7 was:

Ian Grimble BA,PhD, FR Hist Soc

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Ian Grimble was born in Hong Kong in 1921 to Scottish parents. Following their divorce ten years later, each re-married. Ian remained forever indebted to his stepfather for making his adored mother happy, while providing him with a happy home. In 1949 after his mother's death, the stepfather remarried and Ian continued to enjoy the same warm hospitality. His biological father settled in The States where he married an American. While making them both welcome whenever they came to the UK Ian found conversation difficult with such pretentious rich people who shared none of his interests. They usually brought their own car with them, even for a trip of a couple of weeks or so

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