An Annual General Meeting is held in the Spring to elect the Committee for the following year, approve the accounts, etc. Social meetings and events are held from time to time, when members have an opportunity to meet the Committee and discuss matters of local interest.

The 2021 Annual General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Cookham Society will be held remotely on Zoom, at 7.30pm on Thursday 11th March.

Please contact the Secretary in advance on to obtain the link to join the meeting. The Zoom code will be sent to you the day before the meeting, i.e. on Wednesday 10th March.


  1. Notice convening the meeting.

  2. Apologies for absence.

  3. Minutes of the 54th AGM DOWNLOAD HERE

  4. Matters arising.

  5. To note the Reports of the Officers for 2020 DOWNLOAD HERE

  6. To note the Trustees’ Report DOWNLOAD HERE
    and the unaudited Accounts for 2020 DOWNLOAD HERE

  7.  To approve the appointment of an Examiner for the 2021 accounts.

  8. To elect the Officers and Committee for the ensuing year. See notes (a) and (b) below.

  9. To elect a President for the Society for the coming year.

  10. To transact any business approved for discussion under Rule 13.8.9; see note (c) below.

  11. Any other business.



a) The present officers and committee members are: 

Chairman, Mr T Denniford; Vice-Chair, Mrs L Penston; Secretary, Mrs L Penston; Treasurer, Mr M Chapman; Membership Secretary, Mr O Wardell-Yerburgh.

Committee members: Mrs F Beaumont, Mr B Perry, Mrs L Peters, Mr D Scarff, Mr B Weare.

President: Mr J Bowley 

b) Rule 13.4 states: Nominations for election of a member as an Officer or an ordinary member of the Committee must be made by two members of the Charity in writing, consent having been given by the nominee, and must be in the hands of the Secretary of the Committee at least 7 days before the meeting (ie the 4th March 2020).  Nominees must declare any financial or political interest which is likely to be of concern to the Charity and such information shall be made available to the meeting”. Nomination forms can be obtained from the Secretary Mrs L. Penston, 01628 473862, email:

c) Members wishing to raise any matter under Rule 13.8.9 are requested to notify the Secretary Mrs L. Penston not later than 26th February 2021