The British Plant Gall Society

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Affiliated to the British Entomological and Natural History Society (BENHS)

Site last updated on 5th November 2020

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Society Contact Details


Dr B.M. Spooner, 31 Balmoral Crescent, West Molesey, Surrey, KT8 1QA.

Tel: 0208 979 5346


Mr Tommy Root, 27a Shakespeare Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6TT

Tel: 07479 686454

Hon. Secretary

Mr Tom Higginbottom, 5 Spennithorne Road, Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8PF

Tel: 01302 725978

Meetings Secretary

Mr Keith Palmer, Rochefort, 8 Hillcrest, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7HP.


Hon. Editor

Mr Paul Smith, 8 Locks Road, Locks Heath, Southampton, SO31 6NT

Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary

Mr Alan Rix, 31 Norfolk Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1BL.

Tel: 01895 466804.

Scientific Officer

Dr Margaret Redfern, 2 Victoria Road, Broomhall Park, Sheffield, S10 2DL.

Tel: 01142 686675.

Data Manager

Mrs Janet Boyd, Mendip Cottages, Says Lane, Langford, Bristol, BS40 5EA.

Tel: 01934 852148.

BENHS Coordinator

Mr Jerry Bowdrey, Hill Cottage, 10 Denny's Lane, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2PD.

Tel: 01728 603526.


Invertebrate Group Coordinator

Dr Chris Leach, 1 Palfreyman Lane, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 4UR.

Tel: 0116 271 4297.


Mr Alan Rix.

Checklist Group

Dr B.M. Spooner, 31 Balmoral Crescent, West Molesey, Surrey, KT8 1QA. 

Tel: 0208 979 5346