Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age

Ronald Briggs

Posted on January 11, 2017

The Society is sorry to report the death of our former secretary, Ronald Briggs, on 28 December 2016 at the age of 90. Ronald was a founder member of the Society; indeed as the first to pay his subscription he held Membership No.1. He was the dominant figure in the Society for a quarter of a century, serving as secretary from 1957-1980, and also editing the Newsletter and the Journal. His efforts undoubtedly put the Society on the map, indeed many suggest that without him it would not have survived in those early years.

His funeral will take place at Salisbury Crematorium on Thursday 12 January at 11.30am. A fuller obituary will appear in the Journal in due course.