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The Gaddesden Society’s Constitution and Regulations

The Gaddesden Society’s original Constitution dates from 1945 and may have been adopted at an early — if not the first — meeting of the Society on 24 February 1945.

We set out below the original text of the Constitution and Regulations, and also the text of another early document entitled ‘How It All Came About’.



The Committee is debating revisions in 2024.

2024 Proposed Revisions

At the AGM on 23 May 2024, new versions of the Constitution and Regulations are to be proposed. The following is a side-by-side comparison of the proposed and original wordings:



Please come along to the AGM to join the debate. Any questions or comments beforehand, please contact Andrew Sheard (

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