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Calendar of upcoming PPHSGB Events and Activities  

Full details of the events, open to all members, are available in Polar Post. Non members, just join the PPHSGB, for details click here for
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14th to 17th February: Spring Stampex, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, England.

17th February: PPHSGB AGM and Spring Meeting at Spring Stampex in Room “F” from 12:00am to 14:00pm.

The Secretary, Robert Hurst, announces that The Polar Postal History Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Spring Stampex, the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, England - N1 0QH. All members of the Society are encouraged to attend and are entitled to vote as necessary. Items for inclusion in the agenda should
be sent to the Secretary, Robert H. HURST, 3 Bletchingley Road, Merstham, Surrey RH1 3HT, by: 1st February 2018. E MAIL:- hurstfamily.robert@ntlworld.com)
We would like to see as many members as possible at the AGM. The Society needs your ideas and comments. If you wish yourself to be put forward or nominate another member for the committee please apply to the Secretary for a nomination form which must be completed and returned by 1st February 2018. Please note that you must have the consent of the member to be nominated and the nominated member must be seconded by another member of the Society.
Following the AGM, there will be a short time for a Bring & Buy Session. Following this, there will be time for displays. Please bring material along with you for display, even just a few sheets. Please inform Robert Hurst in advance if you intend to bring a display with you.

Agenda for the AGM

1. Apologies for Absence 5. Election of Committee
2. Minutes of the Previous AGM held on 18th February 2017 6. Membership Subscription Rates for 2019
3. Matters Arising from the Minutes 7. Any Other Business
4. Reports of Society Officers for 2018

31st May Polar Philatelic Display at the Royal Philatelic Society, London

9th June SWINPEX: Stamp and Postcard Fair, St Joseph’s RC College Swindon 10am - 4pm.

End September - Early October: Polar Postal History Weekend Cambridge.


Contact Us

Here are the details of the Committee Members of the PPHSGB and the leaders of the research topics in polar philately 

The PPHSGB Committee Members:
Non-Committee Functions
  • Past Issues of Polar Post: Herbert Lealman MBE
  • Distributor of Polar Post: Herbert Lealman MBE
  • Hon. Accounts Examiner: Alan Squires 

  • Webmaster: Kim Stuckey
Leaders of research topics in polar philately 
Postmarks and Cachets of the British Antarctic Bases and South Georgia; John Youle  jyoule@hotmail.de

Postal History of South Georgia: John Youle   jyoule@hotmail.de

Expedition Mail from the Scott Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913: Trevor Cornford tiercey@yahoo.co.uk

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