FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions about the Old Dovorian Club

From time to time we need to find out certain bits of information.

The OD Club have put together a section on FAQ’s, with the answers to the most common of these questions we get asked.

However if you have a question not covered in this section then please email the Old Dovorian Club at [email protected]

Hopefully you will find the answer you are looking for with regards to the Old Dovorian Club. in this section.

When was the Old Dovorian Club founded ?

The Club was founded on 10th December 1887, on the occasion of the annual Old Boy winter visit to the School, largely through the efforts of R. Norris, who in 1876 had begun the raising of a team to play the School

How was the first President of the Old Dovorian Club ?.

The Reverent Cannon William Bell. MA, the first Head Master of Dover College, became the First President of the Old Dovorian Club from December 1887 to December 1920.

OD Club Welcome Leaflet

This Leaflet tells you all about what is available to you as a member of the OD Club

So, what does be a member of the Old Dovorian Club mean and offer you?

This is a very good and important question – 

To find the answer to this question please click on the image on the left hand side

If you have any questions then please get in touch with the OD Club at [email protected].

This video that has been put together to help you understand what membership of the Old Dovorian Club means to an individual as well as what activities and opportunities are available to members of the Old Dovorian Club.

If you have any questions then please get in touch with me, either via my email address, which will be published at the end of this video or you could visit the OD Club’s website.

To view the video please click on the video button opposite to play the video and find out what being a member of the Old Dovorian Lodge means

Who can become members of the Old Dovorian Club ?

The old Dovorian Club has a number of different membership levels, as outlined to the right of this text.

The Old Dovorian Club has seven classes of MEMBERS as follows:
(a) Old Dovorians being past pupils of Dover College in good standing who shall be
eligible for life membership for a payment of such subscription as may be determined from time to time by General Meeting;
(b) Old Dovorians being past pupils of Dover College Junior School in good standing and over the age of eighteen years who shall be eligible for life membership for a payment of such subscription as may be determined from time to time by General Meeting;
(c) Members of the teaching staff permanently employed at Dover College for so long as they remain so employed;
(d) Members of the Governing body, not otherwise members of the Club, while in post;
(e) Former members of the teaching staff who were permanently employed at Dover College who shall be eligible for life membership for a payment of such subscription as may be determined from time to time by General meeting
(f) Honorary Members as may be so elected by the Committee being individuals who in its opinion have rendered special service to Dover College or to the Old Dovorian Club or who for other reasons are invited by the Committee to accept honorary membership
(g) Anyone connected with Dover College, and not within categories (a) to (f) above, who wishes to retain a connection with the Club, may be offered Associate Membership at the discretion of the Committee of the Old Dovorian Club.