Eric Bentcliffe

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(1927 -- 1992)

English SF actifan Eric Bentcliffe (AKA Urk Buncliff)

He was one of the organizers of The Tucker Transfer and himself was Britain's TAFF delegate in 1960 and wrote a trip report, EpiTAFF. ( His opponent in the race, Mal Ashworth, wrote A Few Words About Bilbo Bentcliffe in his support!.)

He invented Soggies and the term "Convacation". He helped form BSFA, was part of the Thirdmancon committee, and wrote a fanzine column for Egg. He was a Knight of St. Fantony.

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Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19271992

Also involved: - 1955 TAFF Race - 1969 TAFF Race - AmiZine Stories - Checkpoint - Checkpoint Fan Poll - Knights of St. Fantony - Medcon - Norman Shorrock - OMPA - Platform - Songs from Space - The Best of Fandom 1958 - Urk Buncliff - Waldo

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Also- Checkpoint Fan Poll - Knights of St. Fantony