Name :   Simon Ashdown
E-mail :   citywin10@yahoo.com
Comment :   Great website and what a fantastic philosophy. What better way to network and raise money. I love the tongue in cheek humour demonstrated by the Vat rules. Is there likely to be any activity by FOFB in the Northern territories as I am convinced that this
Name :   Jon Biddle
E-mail :   jonbiddle@btinternet.com
Comment :   Great site. I am from West Wickham and would like to know more about the Orders works in this part of the world....
Name :   Thomas D. Giese, Ph.D.
E-mail :   Mermaidcottage@msn.com
Comment :   Greetings from the Colony of Virgina. Would love to join the fofb
Name :   Bryn Symms-Whalley
E-mail :   brynlyboy@tiscali.co.uk
Comment :   I sport AOFB cufflinks on all high days and holidays, and was recently lucky enough to quaff ale from a regaled tankard. The spirit lives on. Fabulous site. Regards, Bryn.
Name :   Doreen Newsome
E-mail :   d.newsome@rogers.com
Comment :   I recently purchased an interesting barrel bank at a garage sale ( Can) I was curious to see what the initials AOFB stood for so I googled it and found all this interesting information. It is a wooden barrel with a handle, On top is a picture,looks l
Name :   Magieuk
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Comment :   just to thank all the Frothys for being real gentlemen x
Name :   john phillips
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Comment :   Greetings from Sydney Australia,I am the proud owner of a car mascot,puchased at a junk market last weekend for 15 pounds,did not know what it was until contact with your website.all the best from the antipodes.

Name :   Susan Stone
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Comment :   I have just come across your web site by searching for City of London genealogy, and having never heard of the A.O.F.B. thought I would have a look. Reading down the list of VATS I was astounded to see the name of my maternal grandfather: Clarys Vat, c/o
Name :   Oliver Brown
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Name :   Peter Guy
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Comment :   My wifes dad died recently (age 98) and while sorting out his house we came across a AOFB handkerchief.This goes nicely with the cufflinks which I acquired a few years ago.
Name :   chris miller
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Comment :   what a facinating friendly society ! any meetings held anywhere in Wales ?
Name :   Brian Charman
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Comment :   My Grandfather Harry Parfoot was a founder member at The Swan Fittleworth West Sussex when the then Mr Oliver was Landlord. Have found a set of cuff-links to remember them with but looking out for a members handbook. Regards Brian
Name :   JEAN M Smith.
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Comment :   Hi Frothy first visit and dont know what to bloody well say. Jean.
Name :   Sean McGranaghan
E-mail :   seanmcg24@btinternet.com
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Comment :   Is there a an AOFB/FOFB group that meet in NW Kent or SE London?! Keep up the good work!
Name :   Ray164
E-mail :   ray_mond44@yahoo.co.uk
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Comment :   Just found a set of silver AO FB cuff links when going through my deceased fathers stuff. What a cracking association and right up my street. Can I have an events agenda please?
Name :   Eddie Butcher
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Comment :   Keep up the good work.
Name :   Alan Hugh Miller
E-mail :   kingal73@optusnet.com.au
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Comment :   What a BRILLIANT site for a facinating order. As a busy Freemason that has found a pair of your cufflinks labelled as Masonic on eBay, Im so glad that I only had to google your abbreviated name to find out about this legendry brotherhood! Keep up the go
Name :   ms. Lee Deroche
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Comment :   My grandfather, Bob Ceadel of 60 Blackboy Lane in Tottenham, was a member of AOFB in 1915??. I have a set of silver cufflinks that are enameled with AOFB on both sides of each set.I never knew that this was a real society until I saw a UK pub history prog
Name :   Dave Hanna
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Comment :   I recently became aware of your clubs existence while attending a prestigious car show near Detroit. I came upon a 1921 Vauxhall 30/98 E-type car with an interesting radiator cap of a jolly man astride a barrel with the letters A.O.F.B. The lady who own
Name :   David Brazier
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Comment :   I have two pairs of cufflinks and often wondered what they meant. Thank you for the wonderful job you have made of assembling this history. What a very different world it was in 1920. I think the membership book is very funny and I resolve to give up horn
Name :   CarlB
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Comment :   Keep up the fine art of Froth Blowing, Cheers CarlB
Name :   Paul Jones
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Comment :   I have found in my grandfathers stuff a membership booklet for the A.O.F.B. His membership number was 462413. Inside the front cover is pocket containing a sheet advertising Souvenirs,Implements and Working Tools of all good Frothblowers. The booklet is 3
Name :   Ian Buckley
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Comment :   AOFB cuff links passed to me by my Grandad, Fred Smith. Not until now did I think to look on the internet for the history behind these.
Name :   RICHARD TEMPLE
E-mail :   rich.temple@design.sh
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Comment :   Bert Temple was my great uncle. I was astonished to stumble on this site and amazed and delighted to find you. My grandfather was Sydney Temple, one of Berts brothers. Sydney was blinded at school and was, of course, a Froth Blower. He too ran a charity,
Name :   Chris & Alan Ball
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Comment :   Glad weve found this interesting site, just found out from an old reletive that Late Grandad Stanley Edward Paine was Chairman of Chatham would be interested to know any more details if anything has been uncovered about this VAT! Perhaps Roy Murrat may kn
Name :   John W Woodfield
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Comment :   I found your web page whilst researching a beer tankard that is inscribed in (AFRIKARN). PRESENTED to Col.F.B.H.DRUMMOND M.C. by his South Afrikaners troops in 1952 it would appear that Col Drummond was a member of the FROTH BLOWERS south Africa Div. any
Name :   Marc Wigle
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Comment :   Hi - I found a book with the membership card no 658778 in my grandfathers belongings many years ago... 1986 to be exact. I always meant to search the net for a site like this and Im glad that I found it. I assume that my grandfather and/his father were me
Name :   Tamara Tobias
E-mail :   tamara@lillyfusspot.com.au
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Comment :   Ive only just discovered this society and have to respect the charity, humour and socialisation that took place. I can not believe that AOFB are not more widely recognised.
Name :   Dave Woodhead
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Comment :   Many thanks to: Mike, Ian, Steve, Bob, Catherine, Brian, Chris, Chris, Jim, Jim, Geoff, Fred, Chris and Jack for making our third annual gathering another fun event. Next year - 13th September - make a note.
Name :   Chris K
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Comment :   Another good day a Salisbury, I think a good time was had by all. Not so sure about the new paint job to the outside of the Frothblowers arms, I quite liked the Green what do you think?
Name :   stuart
E-mail :   stuart,guy@lanesfordrains.co.uk
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Comment :   i have got 1 ashtead mug for sale.it has j32 t/g on the bottom and has the words aofb written on it i understand its a beer mug.and very collectable.i am open to sensible offers if anyone is intrested.
Name :   Chris Upshon
E-mail :   c-upshon@shaw.ca
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Comment :   Love the site.My grandfather was a member,Im trying to track down his cufflinks! After retiring from the Met Police ran a pub in Ripley, Surrey called The Half Moon. Im residing in Victoria,British Columbia,Canada and would love to get a Vat going here
Name :   David F Oxford
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Comment :   I have Bert Temples silver tankard No.0.It was given to my Father in 1952 by the Gentle Zephyr. I also have a small no. of other items. I could photograph these if you are interested.I thought memory of AOFB was defunct, what a surprise when I saw the
Name :   WAYNE MURRAY
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Name :   steve wilson
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Comment :   In search of the Frothblowers, 4? 5? Can’t remember….. Well, it’s 6 days before I give my Frothblowers talk. I should explain that this is at a forthnightly meeting I run, and a speaker blew us out a couple of weeks ago, meaning we needed a replacement
Name :   Gerald Hubbuck
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Comment :   I was at the Barton Arms when all the A.O.F.B memorabilia was on display. Ive seen it on the website but theres nothing like getting your hands on it. Blew the froth off a few then went on a pub crawl, found some Bathams. The only sour note Ireland beat E
Name :   Sam Griffiths
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Comment :   Ive been learning about Froth Blowers and I really like it, now Im going to join in. I hope you can send me some information about Froth Blowers. From Sam G aged 7
Name :   Ysabel
E-mail :   ythal_77@yahoo.co.uk
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Comment :   We love the Froth Blowers and we will keep our eyes open for more memorabilia. Good luck to Ian, who ensures the preservation of this well-run and very interesting memorial to the past.
Name :   Edward Wilkins
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Comment :   I just recently came across the Jolly Barrel car mascot in my late Fathers possessions. Very interest in any information on this piece would be appreciated.
Name :   Daniel Fripp
E-mail :   inkjade@iinet.net.au
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Comment :   My grandfather told me about the Froth Blowers when I was a kid. As descendant of Sir Alfred I am so pleased to visit your website and see what you have preserved here. It has been enlightening and lots and lots of fun.
Name :   Martin Long
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Comment :   Great website - found it by looking for frothblowing imnages for a lecture. (Dont ask!) Formerly from Epsom, miss my beer here in Sydney. We should start an Australian chapter.
Name :   Shirley
E-mail :   shirley@gilbert55.fsnet.co.uk
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Comment :   I have a picture of my father from a newspaper in the 1920s showing an outing of waifs and strays from East London being taken to Brighton for the day. Apparently my Grandmother was not very impressed that her son was described as a waif and stray!!!!!
Name :   Michael Harper
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Comment :   Came across AOFB from a genealogy link indicating that a related George Byers Harper was a member some time during the period 1924 to 1930. Cheers!
Name :   Ian
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Comment :   excellent website ian and it is a joy to read regards ian
Name :   Denise
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Comment :   Great web site, i thought this was a joke by an ebay seller to sell some cuff links. great to find a site full of information, time has been taken to research, WELL DONE !
Name :   Lorraine Comley
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Comment :   I found an old membership card/booklet in my late father-in-laws possessions. Membership Card No. 461288 dated 1926. Didnt even know there was such an Order. Interesting stuff.
Name :   Harvey KNIGHT
E-mail :   harveyknight@blueyonder.co.uk
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Comment :   I have a pair of cuff links that were my grandfathers and became aquainted with the organisation through the books of Sapper. I have wondered for some time whether it still existed or could be revived.
Name :   Michael ODonoghue
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Comment :   Formerly of Ashtead Surrey, (home of Ashtead Pottery) I am the keeper of an A.O.F.B. Tankard (regd design no 728429). Now resident in Adelaide Australia, but with you all in spirit. The more we are together, the merrier well be.
Name :   Linda Meredith
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Comment :   Hi! My husband, Steve, and myself have been in touch with Dave Woodhead and are in the process of forming a Vat(No.4?) on the SE London/North Kent border which we have called The Phoenix. Its great to see the Froth Blowers rising again.
Name :   Dawn Griffiths
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Comment :   Look at me finding this all on my own! Well done, looking good so far.
Name :   JOHN R-S
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Comment :   Like the website, Dave. Congratulations!
Name :   Chris Harding
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Comment :   Watch out for the formation of a Vat in Somerset; based in Glastonbury. Any locals please contact me.
Name :   hananh McDonald
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Comment :   Its good to see Ye Ancient Order of Froth Blowers is still alive even if in name only.
Name :   Dave Woodhead
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Comment :   Many thanks,Ian, for promoting the F.O.F.B. so successfully - and for your ongoing research.
Name :   f.o.f.b.Chris K (Vat 2)
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Comment :   May I be the second to congratulate you on this fantastic web site, may it grow and grow and may the Froth be with you.
Name :   Brian K (FOFB & Vat 2 member)
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Comment :   May I be the first to congratulate you on producing such a first class fascinating & informative website. It will, I hope, help the FOFB to grow and flourish.
Name :   Ian Brown
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Comment :   Welcome to the Friends of the Froth Blowers Website Guestbook .

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