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Details of the Christchurch History Society Committee

The Christchurch History Society is managed by a group of Members through a Committee which, following amendments to the Constitution agreed at the 2018 Annual General Meeting, comprises four Officers and up to eleven Coordinators. The Committee meets every other month.

The Officers are the Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Programme Secretary. Since the 2019 AGM, they are:


Christine PayneChristine Payne - Chair






SecretaryPeter Mearns - Secretary

Peter Mearns





Charles Clark - Treasurer

Charles Clark






Programme and Events Secretary 

Ian Watson - Programme Secretary

Ian Watson






The Co-ordinators (posts and current holders) are:

Archives                Janet Burn

Research              John Ward

Catalogue            (Currently vacant – enquiries to Janet Burn or Charles Clark) 

Membership        John King

Journal Editor      (Currently vacant – enquiries to Christine Payne)

Book Sales            John Ward

Webmaster     Facebook        (Currently vacant – enquiries to Charles Clark)

Public Relations and Events    (Currently vacant – enquiries to Ian Watson)

Co-opted Members(We have room on the Committee for two co-opted members…)