EHRCA Membership


The EHRCA is a branch of the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners (NFOP) (

Membership of the NFOP costs £20.40 per year and it includes three free copies per year of the EHRCA quarterly newsletter.

Other benefits of NFOP membership include free access to legal, financial and tax advice.

Alternatively, for £6 a year, you can subscribe to receive the EHRCA 8-page newsletters three times a year, sent by post or e-mail.

For further details, please contact:

Contacts, Links and Enquiries


We will be glad to hear from you by email with any contributions, suggestions, photos or memories you may wish to share.

Please submit your contributions to: 

Ron Shepherd

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Geoff Boudreau

For membership subscriptions and newsletter information, please email:

Mike Pharaoh


Dave Parry

Website enquiries:

Ian Drake

Some of the EHRCA committee pictured at the November 2016 reunion at the Crosse Keys in Gracechurch Street: (Ted Powell and Dave Parry  missed the photo-session!)

Left to right:

Ron Shepherd, Mike Zacsinsky, Brenda Wilkins, Geoff Boudreau and Mike Pharoah

The World At Their Fingertips - by Geoff Boudreau

How to order your copy


To order your copy send a cheque payable to 'Backtrack' to:

The Old Grammar School, High Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7JF. 

Credit/Debit cards can be used via 01797 222777 Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 17:30.

The book price is now on special offer at £10.00 post free to buyers via EHRCA, a saving of £4.50. 

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the quarterly reunions.


CAWPA (Cable and Wireless Pensioners Association)

CAWPA is the Cable and Wireless Pensioners Association. It used to be run by the Pensions Office of Cable and Wireless, but since that ceased to function it has been set up as a private not for profit company. Its primary function is the production of a newsletter which is issued four times per year and contains articles of interest to those with a connection to Cable and Wireless, it also provides the means for ex-Cable and Wireless staff to keep in touch.

International Telegraphs website

The International Telegraphs website created by the late Jeff Clarke is now maintained by Ian Spencer. Please take a look at this website which includes many more interesting facts and photos about the International Telegraphs community.

Telegraph Museum at Porthcurno

If you're travelling on holiday to Cornwall, try and make time to visit the Telegraph Museum at Porthcurno, and discover more about submarine telegraph cables and the history of telegraphs.


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