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198th Anniversary Dinner
27th January, 2023


The Chairman
Chairman - Jack Cruickshanks


A last request permit me here,
When yearly ye assemble a',
One round, I ask it with a tear,
To him, the Bard that's far awa.


PROGRAMME



Introduction of Chairman
David Henderson
Reply and Welcome
The Chairman
Piping In The Haggis
Callum Paterson
'Address To A Haggis'
Logan McCall
'Selkirk Grace'
Matthew Wardrop
SUPPER
Cock-a-leekie soup
Haggis, Neeps & Tatties
Steak Pie
Trifle & Cream
Oatcakes & Cheese

Song: 'A Man's A Man For A' That'
The Company
Secretary's Report
Alister Sim
Deceased Members
David Park
Song: 'Land O' The Leal'
The Company
Reading: 'The Holy Fair'
Willie Wallace
TOAST: The Land O' Cakes
Hugh Walker
Song: 'Scots wha hae'
The Company
TOAST: Guests & New Members
Jim Clark
Reply on behalf of New Members
Gus McLafferty
Song: 'The Silver Tassie'
Alex Findlay
Piper's Pook
Callum Paterson
Readings: Snippets
John Hodgart with Jim Clark, Frazer Hay, Frzer McLellan, David Smith,
Robert Strahorn Snr., Gordon Walker & James Young
TOAST: The Song Writers
Ronald Stalker
TOAST: Immortal Memory of Robert Burns
The Chairman
Song: 'There Was A Lad'
The Company
Reading: 'The Twa' Dugs'
Alister Sim & Steve Richmond with Jamie Houston
TOAST: Town and Community of Dalry
John Smith
Musical Medley
Club Band
Song: 'A Red, Red Rose'
Robert Strahorn Jr.
TOAST: Memory of Jean Armour
The Croupier
Song: 'Of a' the Airts'
The Company
Reply on behalf of Guests
Donald Reid
Song: 'The Star O' Rabbie Burns'
The Company
TOAST: The Chairman
The Croupier
TOAST: The Croupier
The Chairman
Song: 'Auld Lang Syne'
The Company

MMXXIII

Accompanist: Roy Davidson

Piper: Callum Paterson


Members Present

481 Peter Good (1976)
485 Logan McCall* (1976)
481 Peter Watson* (1977)
502 Alex Findlay *(1980)
504 Jim McLellan* (1981)
513 Jim Hodge* (1982)
518 Robert Barr*# (1984)
519 William Wallace* (1984)
524 Andrew Boyd* (1985)
527 Norman McKinnon* (1986)
529 John Hodgart*# (1987)
539 James McCosh* (1992)
542 David Park* (1993)
543 Armour Hamilton* (1994)
549 James Clark* (1996)
550 David Henderson* (1996)
551 Stuart Henderson (1996)
556 Jack Cruickshanks (1998)
562 Robert Strahorn+ (1999)
564 Frazer McLellan (1999)
565 Alister Sim (1999)
567 Phillip Gray (2000)
568 John Montgomery (2000)
571 David Bingham (2001)
573 Ross McTaggart (2002)


+ Croupier
# Honorary Member
* Past Chairman
574 John McCormack (2002)
576 Steven Richmond (2003)
580 Ronald Anderson (2004)
585 Danny McInnes (2005)
588 Alex Jenkins (2006)
590 James Young (2006)
593 Roy Davidson (2007)
595 Andrew McKay (2007)
596 Robert Strahorn Jnr (2008)
601 Jamie Houston (2008)
603 Lee Hirst-Amos (2009)
607 Stewart Ferguson (2009)
610 Bernard Rocks (2010)
611 Matthew Wardrop (2010)
612 Alasdair Davidson (2010)
613 Callum Paterson (2010)
614 Alan Harkins (2011)
615 Lindsay Paterson (2011)
617 John Smith (2011)
623 Hugh Walker (2013)
627 William Hill (2014)
628 Jack Busby (2014)
629 Ronald Stalker (2014)
631 Gordon Walker (2014)
632 Ian Guffie (2015)
636 William Kirkwood (2015)
639 Brian Montgomery (2016)
640 Andrew Oliver (2016)
641 David Smith (2016)
642 Allan McGinlay (2016)
643 Paul McAllister (2017)
644 Stuart Park (2017)
646 Jean Lesperance (2017)
647 Paul Crawford (2017)
648 Morris McTaggart (2017)
649 Andrew Davidson (2017)
650 Norman Clark (2017)
652 Frazer Hay (2018)
653 Christopher Dunn (2019)
654 David Kirke (2019)
655 Martin Crawford (2019)
656 Mark Anderson (2022)
657 Iain Bell (2022)
658 Jim Alcroft (2022)
659 Craig Paterson (2022)
661 Stuart Clements (2022)
663 Jordan McGinlay (2022)
664 Robert Winning (2023)
665 Gus McLafferty (2023)

74 Members



Members' Guests

Lee Innes
Murray McCall
Bert Brown
Archie Comrie
Tom Wallace
Robert Spencer
Sandy Innes
Alister Stewart
Martin Wilson
Lawrence Rocchiccioli
Charles Allan
Stuart Dunbar
Cameron Gray



Gary Brownlie
Gordon Slater
James Martin Madden
William Jenkins
Sturat McCall
Richard Ellis
George Campbell
John Sweeney
David Lundy
Gavin Leishman
John Hands
Tom Harvey
Bill Campbell




Dave Thompson
Declan Kerr
Andy Lynch
Graham Payne
Ryan Crawford
Bill Shilliday
Craig Houston
David Craig
James Waite
Andrew Hutchison
Andrew Arnott
James Martin Jnr.
Robin Jenkins
Club Guests

Barrmill Jolly Beggars BC - Donald Reid, Gordon Wilson,
Garnock BC - Ian Law, Jim McLellan,
Kilbirnie Rosebery BC - Jim Thompson, Steve McConnochie,
Auditor - Andrew Budge,
Audio - Lee Brady.


8 Club Guests and 39 Members' Guests.


Proceedings Members & Guests

(Credits: Alex Findlay, Alister Sim, John Hodgart, Jack Cruickshanks and Armour Hamilton)


The Club gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship
(and the catering service) provided by:


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