Burnage Garden Society - Annual General Meeting - 1942

Burnage Garden Society - AGM - 1942.pdf


The minutes from the Burnage Garden Society's Annual General Meeting, held in the clubroom of the Victoria Inn, Burnage Lane, 8th March 1942.

Describes the £50 War Loan taken out by the Society and includes an account of the address given by Councillor W. H. Schofield, describing the Society's wartime activities as representing the model for any future post-war reconstruction.

An address from Mr Richardson, Director of [?], mentions the 'very serious... question of food production,' describing it as the best form of National Saving, highlighting the Japanese threat to the nation's food supplies, decrying those who could cultivate their land but 'would rather rely on someone else to do the job for them'. Compares the situation with the last war [1914 - 1918], and calls for more provision for allotments on new housing estates following the war.




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