President - Julian Fellowes-Kitchener, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford

Vice- Presidents:

The Lord Lieutenant of Dorset
The Chairman of Dorset County Council
The Chairman of West Dorset District Council
The Mayor of Dorchester
The President of the Society of Dorset Men
The Director of the Dorset County Museum
The Lady Digby
Dr Ray Evans
Dr Tony Fincham
Professor S. Fukasawa
Rt. Revd William Ind

Professor Michael Irwin
Mr T. William Jesty
Mrs Vera Jesty
Mr Andrew Leah
Mr Phillip Mallett
Professor Michael Millgate
Professor Rosemarie Morgan
Professor William W. Morgan
Professor Harold Orel
Professor Norman Page
Mr Furse Swann
Professor Dennis Taylor
Professor Keith Wilson


The Council of Management:

Mrs Sue Clarke

Mr Alistair Chisholm (Dorchester Town Council)

Dr Anthony Fincham

Mrs Helen Gibson

Ms Tracy Hayes (Student Representative)
Ms Eileen Johnson (Minutes Secretary)

Mrs Helen Lange (Chair)

Mr Andrew Leah (Vice Chairman)

Mrs Marilyn Leah (Sponsorship and Advertising)

Mr Phillip Mallett (Journal Editor)

Dr. Jonathon Memel (Education)

Mr. Mike Nixon (Secretary/Treasurer)

Miss Harriet Still (National Trust)

Professor Jane Thomas (Academic Director)

Mrs Dee Tolfree (Publications)

Dr Rebecca Welshman (Social Media))

Mrs Patricia Withers  (Membership Secretary)


Press & Media enquiries – Mike Nixon (Secretary)

Tel. 01305 837331

Mobile 07812 677485

Emails: mike@nixon3730.freeserve.co.uk or info@hardysociety.org


The Hon Chairman of the Sheffield (Northern) Branch

Dr. Val Read,

52 Thompson Road, Sheffield, S11 8RB

Email VReed52@aol.com


The Hon. Chairman of the Coventry & Warwickshire Branch

Margaret Grantham

235 Valley Road, Lillington, Leamington Spa,

Warwickshire, CV32 7UF.   

Email m.grantham@sky.com