We all enjoy the prize giving for the children. As they collect their prizes and medals they pose briefly for their photographs. As last we hope to have prints them available for the lucky winners or their parents just before the meeting in the reading room on October 8th.
The top award of the show is the Banksian Medal provided by the Royal Horticultural Society. This is given for the highest number of points for flowers, pot plants, fruit and vegetables and was won by F. Daborn.
Results for each section are as follows:
Section A, Fruit and Vegetables: F. Daborn, the C.A. Warren cup for best exhibit, the Fred Allen cup for most firsts in the classes and the Bert Partridge cup for most points. He won 8 firsts and 1 second; E. Thompson, 2 firsts, 4 seconds and 1 third; Mrs H. Havery 2 firsts; Mrs S. Waterhouse 1 first, 1 second and 1 third; Charlotte Bennett 1 first; C. Bennett 1 second; Mrs O. Revell 1 second.
Section B, Flowers and Pot Plants: Mrs H. Havery the Perpetual Rose Bowl for most points, the Jack Richardson Salver for best Rose 5 firsts, 2 seconds and 1 third; Mrs K. Sayer 3 firsts, 3 seconds and 1 third; F. Daborn the Darkins Voucher for best Fuchsia, 1 first and 1 second; Mrs O. Revell 2 seconds and 2 thirds; Mrs S. Daborn 2 thirds.
Section C, Floral Art: Mrs P. Archer, the Murphy Cup for most points, the Halstead Co-op Cup for best exhibit, 3 firsts, 1 second and 2 thirds; Mrs S. Mackinnon 2 firsts, 1 second and 1 third; Mrs. H. Havery 1 first, 3 seconds and 1 third; Mrs P. Slimming the Glynnis Shield for best Novice in Section C and 1 first; Mrs O. Revell 1 second and 2 thirds; Mrs Rogers 1 second; Mrs K. Sayer 1 third.
Section D, Domestic Economy: Mrs S. Murray, the Innes Cup for most points, 6 firsts, 4 seconds and 1 third; Mrs J. Bennett, Cohen Rose Bowl for best decorated sponge cake, Groves cup for best rich fruit cake, 5 firsts, 2 seconds, 2 thirds; Mrs P. Archer 3 firsts, 1 second and 1 third; Mrs M. Bickers 2 firsts; Mrs S. Waterhouse 1 first, 3 seconds and 1 third; Mrs G. Francis 1 first; F. Daborn 1 second; Mrs S. Machinnon 1 second; Mrs. C. Rutter 1 second.
Section E, Craft: Mrs S. Liming the Goodchild Cup for best exhibit, 2 firsts; Mrs. H. Havery 2 firsts and 2 seconds; Mrs. P. Archer 1 first; P. Farley 1 first; Abigail Easey 1 second; Mrs G. Francis 1 second; Mrs J. Gallagher 1 second; Kelley Snooks 1 second; Mrs S. Waterhouse 1 second; Mrs Y. Snooks 1 third.
Section F, Photography: Mrs C. Rutter, White Hart Cup for best exhibit, 3 firsts and 1 third; Mrs. S. Daborn the Darkins Cup for most points in Section F, 2 firsts, 3 seconds and 1 third; Mrs. S. Waterhouse 1 first, 3 seconds and 3 thirds; Mrs S. Mackinnon 1 first and 1 second; M. Wood 1 first and 1 third; Mrs A. Morgan 1 first; Mrs P. Slimming 1 second, 2 thirds; Mrs J. Bennett 1 second; Mrs H. Havery 2 thirds; In the Childrens' classes: Lauren Chinery the Webb Rose Bowl for bset exhibit from a child with 1 first; Jamie Morgan 1 first; Robert Mackinnon 1 second; Kitty Murray 1 second; James Francis 1 third; Jorden Tamlyn 1 third.
Section G, Children's section: Holly Tarrant the Legge Cup for best exhibit, 2 firsts; Edward Murray 2 firsts; Daniel Mackinnon 1 first, 1 second and 2 thirds; Jenson Roberts 1 first and 1 third; Lauren Chinery 1 first; James Easey 1 first; Sam Tarrant 1 first; Charlotte Bennett 2 seconds; Charlie Morgan 2 seconds; Daniel Snooks 1 second; George Tamlyn 1 second, Jorden Tamlyn 1 second; Beatrice Bickers 1 third; Charlotte Bickers 1 third; Elyse Francis 1 third; Robert Mackinnon 1 third; Kitty Murray 1 third; Steven Willis 1 third.
Section H, the Family Section was won by the Bennett family, the Augustine Courtauld Cup.
Mark Wood, Show Secretary.
3 Apr 2013