Mineral localities in north-western England were visited during the second excursion organized by the Society in recent years, from April 14 to 18, 1947, the headquarters being the George Hotel, Penrith. Members taking part included: The President, W. Campbell Smith (London), O. J. Adamson (Oslo, Norway), W. Anderson (Newcastle), F. A. Bannister (London), D. W. Bishopp (Dublin), C. E. N. Bromehead (London), G. F. Claringbull (London), T. Deans (London), W. A. Deer (Cambridge), K. C. Dunham (London), N. R. Goodman (Nova Scotia and Oxford), G. S. Gowing (Stockton-on-Tees), S. E. Hollingworth (London), W. Hugill (Stoke-on-Trent), H. Neumann (Oslo and Leeds), C.W. Pegg (London), F. H. Rathmann (U.S.A.), P. L. Rumsby (London), R. D. S. Shrimpton (Slough), J. H. Taylor (London), E. A. Vincent (Durham), L. R. Wager (Durham), Miss D. E. Wisden (Southampton). Dr. Claringbull undertook the administrative arrangements.