The 1940 Year Book of the Institution is a surprisingly lavish publication considering that the Second World War had just started.
In this section extracts of the book have been reproduced including:
The 1940 Presidential Address by W.S. Graff-
Extracts from the 1940 L & C Inst. Calendar showing a new Beyer-
There were five classes of membership in 1940 (Members, Associate Members, Students, Fellows and Associate Fellows).
Annual subscription for a member was 7 Shillings and 6 Pence. The split between Members and Associate Members was between Supervisors over 25 years old (Members) and Enginenmen, Firemen, Fitters or craftsman 21 years and over (Associate Members).