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From: John Zimmerman <>
Subject: Re: CFHS issues
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 12:59:55 -0700
I really appreciate the update on the membership figures and the annual
budget provided by Rick P. I know it will help us all gain a better
idea of what resources the CFHS has and how what financial challenges
they are faced with.
John Zimmerman, C.I.P.
ICQ # 12220677
Member, Arizona Cornish Society
Researching: B U Z Z A, C O S T E L L O, D A V I S, Z I M M E R M A N
Ignorance is its own reward ;^)
Rick Parsons wrote:
> Although John Z's summary is pretty fair, there are one or two inaccuracies
> I can correct.
> CFHS does not have 10,000 members, the number is nearer 5,000. The apparent
> confusion is caused by the fact that they don't recycle membership numbers
> except on rejoins by the same person and, even then, not always. So, as one
> person leaves and another joins the membership number goes up but the count
> stays the same.
> The income from subscriptions last year was 50,500 UKP. There was 11,000
> income from sales of publications and 8,500 miscellaneous (I am rounding to
> the nearest 500)
> The expenditure was on the journal (27,000 UKP), HQ rent (6,500), salaries
> (11,000), travel (5,000) printing (other than journal 3,000), postage
> (1,500), phone (1,000), admin (2,000) publicity (1,000), accountants
> (1,000), expenses (including meetings and projects 1,000), depreciation
> (4,500), document purchase (500), repairs (500), profit (5,500). I hope this
> adds up.
> Rick Parsons
> Researching One Name Study R E N O W D E N originating in Cornwall, England.
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