The Alan Mepham Merit Shield

The “Merit Shield” is award annually at the Easter Meet by the Executive Committee to the member who they considered had rendered the most signal service to the Fellowship or to rough-stuff cycling generally.

The “Merit Shield” was first introduced at Chipping Norton at Easter 1959 and was awarded to Bernard Heath for his leadership of the Rough-Stuff Fellowship Iceland Expedition of 1958.

Recipients of the “Merit Shield”

The year given here is when the award was actually presented, not necessarily the same as on the shield.

1960 -  B.J.Heath

1961 -  H.S.Williams

1962 -  F.G.Dunster

1963 -  G.H.Powell

1964 -  F.G.Dunster

1965 -  Mr & Mrs Ingledew

1966 -  Mr & Mrs G.H.Riley

1967 -  R.J. Harrison

1968 -  A.E. Matthews & A.Winstanley

1969 -  Ida Barder

1970 -  R.A.Mepham & E.D.Clements

1971 -  Mr. & Mrs B.Cunningham

1972 -  A.G. Woodward

1973 -  J.Hunt

1974 -  J.Gore

1975 -  Mr. & Mrs W.Hill

1976 -  Not awarded

1977 -  J.W. Hendry

1978 -  J.Boocock

1979 -  F.Brierley

1980 -  H.G.Robson

1981 -  J.M.Aitken

1982 -  G.Swift

1983 -  A.E.Matthews & A.J.Matthews

1984 -  F.E.Goatcher

1985 -  A.E.Pocklington

1986 -  E.G. Savage

1987 -  G.Newey

1988 -  F.E.Dolman

1989 -  A.J.Matthews

1990 -  R.G. Callow

1991 -  J.Watkinson

1992 -  R.A.Mepham

1993 -  E.G.Savage

1994 -  Heather Evans

1995 -  R.G.Callow

1996 - A.J.Matthews

1997 - Fred & Pat Lloyd

1998 - Phil Cunningham

1999 - Richard Harris

2000 - Derek Fouraces

2001 - Linda Bussy & Rodney Luhrs

2002 - Simeon Orme

2003 - John Bedwell

2004 - Norman Hodghton

2005 - Ivan Viehoff

2006 -  Brian Parkinson and Rob Burrow.

2007 - John Brewer

2008 - John Kemp in appreciation of his work in setting up the North Peak and South Pennine Group.

2009 - no information.

2010 - no information.

2011 - no information.

2012 - Peter Kenner awarded for his work as the general secretary.

2013 - Pat and Fred Lloyd awarded for very long period of service to the Fellowship.

2014 - Jane Gill  awarded for her work on publicity and on setting up Yorkshire Dales Group.

2015 - Roger Thorp awarded for his numerous drawings for the Fellowship.

2016 - no information.

2017 - Rob Newton awarded  for the he has done in publicising the Fellowship
 

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