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Club History

Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)


Club History • Keynsham Angling Association - 1903 To Present Day
Keynsham Angling Association Keynsham Angling Association was founded on 2nd July 1903 at Beers Coffee Tavern in Keynsham by a group of local fishermen, with the purpose of creating a bond between anglers in the town. This page offers a unique insight into over a century of Club activity via images from the original minute books.

Hover over and click the various press clippings, letters, licences, photos and reports to view full size versions. The images on this page may take a little while longer to download as they have been kept as large as possible to allow for easier reading.


1903 - 1919 • The Early Years


1920 - 1939 • Between The Wars


1940 - 1959 • Rebuilding After The War


1960 - 1979 • The Match Years


1980 - 1999 • From The Mill Ground To Century Ponds


2000 - Present Day • Centenary & Beyond


Credits • Thank You To All Contributors
Many thanks to Mike Davies, Terry Ellis, Darren Hoskin, Paul Jolliffe, Dave Cook, John Heys, Roger Palmer, Ken Jerrom, Becky Bates, Richard Denning for contributing selected information and images to the Club website. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Special thanks to the late Arthur Edwards who, during his time as Club Secretary, organised and catalogued the Association's archive of minutes and correspondence, making it very much easier to extract information from them. Thanks Arthur, your sterling work continues to this day.


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Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)
Brown Trout
(Salmo trutta)
Record: 31lb 12oz (2002)
Brian Rutland, Loch Awe, Argyll, Scotland.


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Club Presidents
Dr Charles Harrison
1903 - 1919

Arthur Wakefield Richardson
1919 - 1921

Charles Martin
1921 - 1922

F.R. Hucklesby
1922 - 1929

W. Pepperell Pitt
1929 - 1937

Dr Charles F. Sharman
1937 - 1959

Leslie W.H. Sheppard
1959 - 1972

J.R. Bowland
1972 - 1974

Alfred (Fred) R. Veale
1974 - 1975

Roger Palmer
1975 - 1999

Ken Jerrom
1999 - 2005

Mike Taylor
2005 - 2007

Richard Denning
2007 - present day


Club Secretaries
Charles Martin
1903 - 1920

George Gunstone
1920 - 1931

William F. Upton
1931 - 1950

Alfred (Fred) R. Veale
1950 - 1972

Brian Veale
1972 - 1979

George Bingham
1979 - 1982

Charlie Horswell
1982 - 1983

Arthur Edwards
1983 - 1993

Ken Jerrom
1993 - 1997

Warren Bates
(with Becky Bates)

1997 - 2002

Jason Allen
2002 - 2003

Mike Ewins
2003 - 2005

Jason Allen
2005 - 2008

Phil Seymour
2008 - present day


Club Treasurers
George H. Morris
1903 - 1910

William J. Lane
1910 - 1917

George Gunstone
1917 - 1931

William F. Upton
1931 - 1950

Alfred (Fred) R. Veale
1950 - 1972

Brian Veale
1972 - 1983

Geoff M. Williams
1983 - 1994

Brian Swindle
1994 - 1996

Roger Stone
1996 - 2004

Paul Jolliffe
2004 - 2005

John D. Heys
2005 - 2014

Jo Ball
2014 - Present Day


Clay Shoot Dates
Century Ponds is closed to Members on alternate Sundays until 1pm for clay shooting.

2017
Nov 12th, 26th
Dec 10th, 24th

2018
Jan 7th, 21st
Feb 4th, 18th
Mar 4th, 18th
Apr 1st, 15th, 29th
May 13th, 27th
June 10th, 24th
July 8th, 22nd
Aug 5th, 19th
Sep 2nd, 16th, 30th
Oct 14th, 28th
Nov 11th, 25th
Dec 9th, 23rd

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