Founder Members

These are the eight people who met in 'The Badger', Eccleshall on 19 September 1995 to discuss starting a marquetry class.

  • John Archer
  • Arthur Brookes
  • Emily Cheadle
  • Katherine Glass
  • Keith Holmes
  • Ann Jones
  • Judith Lewis
  • Quentin Smith

The first classes, tutored by Quentin Smith, were held on Wednesdays 11 & 18 October 1995 at the Methodist Church Hall, Eccleshall. They were attended by:

  • John Archer
  • Adrian Bailey
  • Arthur Brookes
  • Elle Cheadle
  • Emily Cheadle
  • Bill Faulkner
  • Keith Holmes
  • Ann Jones
  • Judith Lewis
  • Quentin Smith
  • George Taylor
  • Elaine Taylor
  • Richard Thompstone
  • David Wallace

On completion of the course, around Christmas, the participants decided to form a group and affiliate to the Marquetry Society.


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