We’ve just heard the sad news that Bob Haynes has died. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Bob was well known to many club members as a friend and fellow Morgan driver. But he was known to other club members as a talented engineer who contributed so much to the Mogspares […]
We have heard from Jill that Dennis passed away in hospital yesterday afternoon, 6th February. He had been hospitalised for a week with a nasty chest infection and although the chest infection was clearing up his mitachrondial myopathy condition had severely weakened him. The funeral has been arranged for Thursday 7th March at 11.30am […]
Is it too cold for you to get anything done in your garage/workshop? Why not sit in front of a roaring fire (or glowing radiator) and read your Bulletin? If you’re a club member who’s registered on the website and logged in, just click here. Happy Reading!
We were sorry to hear that Brian Fell of Great Shefford near Cambridge died very recently. He was a very long time member who had several Morgans. The funeral will take place on Monday 11th February at 11.30 am at Cambridge City Crematorium.
Congratulations to Joe and Chloe Kirk (nee Pilbeam) on the birth of their first child Arthur who will, on reaching manhood, become instantly famous for being able to pull centrepins out of large stones and Morgan chassis where all had failed before. Chloe on being reminded that she hadn’t paid her subs made the lame […]
We were sorry to hear that long term member Ian Naisby has passed away. Ian has been very poorly for a long time, he will be greatly missed. Ian’s involvement with Morgans went right back to the 1950s and he and Marian took part in many Club Trips. My abiding memory of Ian was in 2014 […]
We recently heard the tragic news that Bill Wallbank has died in a car accident together with his sister Rosemary. Bill and Rosemary were involved in the accident on New Year’s Day. We now have details of the funeral arrangements which you will see below. Club members will be welcome. Bill was a lifelong Morgan […]
For many years, Nev Lear compiled and maintained his world famous Bulletin Index. Bert Varady, one of our members in the USA has kindly taken on the task. The index catalogues a vast number of Bulletin articles from 1962 through to the end of 2018; listed by category by model, by engine type, modifications, engineering […]
Are you itching to get your hands on the January 2019 Bulletin? Well… if so, stop scratching, it’s here, it’s online and it’s ready for you to read and download. If you’re a club member who’s registered on the website and logged in, just click here. You’ll see a note on page 30 about the […]
Of special interest to Matchless owners – 12 more documents now available on the site covering mainshafts, crankpins, bearings and flywheels. If you’re logged in – click here to go to the Digital Document Download
If you’re a club member and registered on the website, you can get to read your own personal copy of The Bulletin right now! There’s a splendid photo on the cover and the rest of the magazine isn’t bad either. Plenty to read whether you’re a 2 speeder, 3 speeder or 5 speeder fan. And […]
We’re sorry to report that long-time club member, the Reverend Michael Staines, died on 20th November. His membership number of 3576 shows just how long he had enjoyed the club. He will be remembered for his organisation of many South East Group camping weekends as well as his involvement in lots of club activities over […]
All Club Members will have received their Renewal Forms as part of the address slip with their November Bulletin. There should also have been a separate enclosure – a Personal Data Protection Declaration. Unfortunately, the printers forgot to include this form as an enclosure. We’d be grateful if […]
Robin’s Christmas Gathering 2018 From Sue Darbyshire: Robin’s Christmas Gathering will take place on Friday 28th December from 12.30pm at a new venue this year as the Gate is temporarily closed due to a change of landlord. The new venue is the Horseshoe in Shipston on Stour. It is located on the A3400 in the […]
Recently, we heard the sad news that another club worthy has passed away. Bob Clements, member number 1783, was taken ill on Monday 8th October. On Wednesday he was admitted to hospital. Unfortunately, on Thursday, his condition worsened, and Bob died very suddenly. Our thoughts are with Bob’s wife Wendy and son Justin as well […]
Some words from Sue Darbyshire about this year’s Autumn Classic. Sue didn’t drive, she loaned her car to Ewan Cameron and watched under a brolly! To read what Sue thought about the race – click here.
Dear Morgan friends, On Wednesday 3rd October, Club Member and former treasurer Gerald Lawford was driving his Morgan 3 Wheeler when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Gerald’s daughter, Stephanie has asked me to confirm the funeral arrangements to all Morgan friends. The funeral will be on Tuesday 23rd October at 12:45 hrs. The funeral […]
Catterick Vintage & Classic Hill Climb 2018 Using Waithwith Bank on the MOD land to the west of Catterick Garrison this is a popular event with competitors. 2018 saw five three wheeler Morgans and their crews competing in what was the last round of the 2018 Sprint and Hillclimb Championship. We’ve got words, results and […]
VSCC Formula Vintage 2018 – Round 5 – Snetterton Since the first visit in 2012, the Club’s Snetterton Race Meeting and the final round of Formula Vintage for 2018 has gone from strength to strength, fast-becoming one of the venue’s biggest draws behind only high-profile National series. Club Member Iain Stewart was there, together with […]
BHR Cadwell – 29th & 30th September 2018 The 7th and final round of the 2018 Challenge Series was held on Saturday. It’s been a busy old season with a lot of competition. This year’s winner was finally crowned at this event. Well Done Chas Reynolds and commiserations to Danny Hodgson who’s pushed so hard […]
Set in the Ardennes Forest just as the leaves are starting to turn golden, the legendary historic circuit of Spa Francorchamps hosted the annual Spa Six Hour Endurance weekend, the focal point of which was the Six Hour race on the Saturday evening. Two Morgans and four drivers with their support crews travelled from […]
We’ve got an updated Alternative Parts List from Ian Brett, complete with a “click and go” index. There’s also a new document from Paul Rand describing a cam belt change. Click here to see the full list.
A London based creative agency is on the lookout for a Morgan Three Wheeler to feature in a photo shoot on Sunday 16th September. OK – it’s very short notice. They already had someone lined up but would you believe there’s a “mechanical issue”. The shoot will only last a couple of hours in the […]
MTWC Social Weekend 21st – 23rd September An Update on Parking for the Spares Fair Parking in Malvern on a Saturday can be difficult, so we have organised extra parking at Lake House, Peachfield Rd, WR14 3LE. There will be a green triangle at the gate and where to park. There will be an 8 […]
It’s here. It’s new. It’s exciting and it’s for any Morgan Three Wheeler Club member who’s registered and logged on. Just click here.
BHR Pembrey – 11th & 12th August Just two Morgans competed during this very wet weekend in Wales. Hamish Bibby and Bill Tuer battled the elements and the other competitors and the results show just how well they did. Click here for photos and results
A sole Morgan Three Wheeler at this prestigious event in 2018. Chas Reynolds was pleased to be invited and was hoping to break the jinx of “DNFs” (Did Not Finish). We don’t have any photos but here’s a note from Lesley: “Enjoyed a great day’s racing at Silverstone on 4th August, courtesy of the Bentley […]
From Tony Pearson Calling all Morgan owners!! The club has been invited to a special 110 year celebration of our cars sporting history at Montlery in May 2019. We have been offered a special area to show off pre war cars with sporting history, memorabilia & pictures etc of significant events of the Morgan sporting history. […]
Note that the meeting scheduled for September 20th has been moved back to September 13th since many will be travelling down to the AGM on the 20th.
Tributes to Brian Clutterbuck. A great Sporting Section. More 5 Speeder Topics.Lots of Group Reports. And more… If you’re a club member and registered on the website – Click here and get started.
Anglesey – 21st & 22nd July 2018 The 2018 Morgan Three Wheeler Challenge Series, Round 6. A good weekend of racing with no fewer than 6 races featuring Morgan Three Wheelers. The depleted entry of 8 Morgans meant that our cars were racing with the BEARS outfits. Mechanical and electrical problems affected both ancient and […]
As part of the handover of several loan cars, Holly Davies, (an engineer at Rolls Royce in Derby) and her husband Scott took charge of Andrew Morison’s 1934 JAP Super Sports at the British Motor Museum on the 7th April. Holly had already joined the MTWC and with dad James had been reading up on […]
Chateau Impney Hill Climb 7th – 8th July 2018 Motorsport returned to the Chateau Impney Hill Climb. Over 200 competitors battled it out in an effort to write their names in a new chapter of the chateau’s motorsport history by challenging one of the UK’s most unique courses. No fewer than 9 Morgan Three Wheelers […]
Five more documents added to whet your appetite!
There’s an odd looking Super Sports for Sale at Brightwells Auction on Wednesday July 11th. Originally a 1934 Matchless Super Sports, it now has very non-original bodywork and a 60° J.A.P. engine. Click here to see the Auction Catalogue. The Morgan is Lot 64 It sold for £19,250.00
If you’re travelling through France this year, maybe to le Puy Notre Dame, BEWARE! There are new speed limits in force. The speed limit on many A and B roads in France has been reduced to 80km/h (50mph) – in a bid to save up to 400 lives a year. Coming into effect from July […]
The Morgan Three Wheeler Club Training Day Bicester Heritage Centre Test Track – Saturday 30th June Once again Bicester Heritage Centre proved to be the ideal place for a day of Morgan Three Wheeler driving experiences. We’ve got a write-up from Ian Parkinson. Click here to see what he had to say about the day.
We’re sorry to report that another long-term Morgan Three Wheeler Club Member and enthusiast has died. We got a note from Simon Rayfield which has been reproduced below. We also have details of the funeral arrangements. Maurice & Eileen at MOG 2011 From Simon Rayfield: I had a note from Eileen to say that […]
Once again, the peace and tranquility of the English Lake District was interrupted by the wonderful sounds of V-Twin engines as the North West Group Buttermere Camping Weekend got under way on 22nd June. The weather was glorious all weekend and not a drop of rain! Click here to read all about it and see […]
The Fifth Goggles and Gauntlets Old Hunstanton June 7th to 11th 2018 Words from Ian Parkinson. Photos from Gerald Lawford Click here to read all about it.