The Ancient
Society of
Est. 1637

Society Merchandise

Polo Shirts

Society polo shirts

The Society is embarking on a new venture which makes polo shirts available for members to order. The design incorporates the Society mace head with the name 'Ancient Society of College Youths' beneath. Click on the image to the left for a closer look.

The shirts retail at a price of £18 (incl VAT) and for every shirt sold a donation of £2.50 will be made to the Society's Bell Restoration Fund.

There is a choice to have shirts posted to you at a cost of £2.48 or you can collect them free of charge at a CY practice night or other event. You may wish to combine orders and use a single delivery address, that's no problem, postage costs will depend on the weight of the overall package. Overseas postage prices are available on application — contact Paul using the details below.

The Unisex fit shirts are available in Navy, Burgundy and Grey and range in size from XS (34″ - 36″) through to 3XL (52″ - 54″).

To order, simply download the order form, fill in the appropriate details and email to

Payment instructions are described on the order form, but please send payment with your order.

If you do have any queries regarding the shirts or delivery supply of them, please refer to Paul Carless on 07951 479889 or

The shirts will be supplied by the company of one of our members so please do not make payments to the Society or bombard the Secretary with queries!

The Society of College Youths 1637-2005 A Revised History of the Society

Bill Cook

A new edition of "The History of the College Youths" has been produced. It comprises the original 1987 edition by Bill Cook (left) with all known errors corrected. It has also been brought up to date with 2 new chapters edited by Dickon Love. With the addition of pictures and illustrations throughout, this handsome new edition is bound to be a book that every member will wish to possess.

To get your copy, send a cheque for £20 (payable to ASCY) to:
Simon Meyer
Meadow Cottage
Coolham Road
West Sussex
RH13 8PA

The price includes post and packaging.

Rule Book

The Society's Rules have been re-printed as an A5 booklet. This is the first re-print since 1987 and has been undertaken by Graham Austin, a Member from Liverpool. Our thanks to Graham for doing this.

Although the Rule Book is primarily designed to be given to new Members on their election, copies are available for purchase by Members as well. The cost is £1 "over the counter" or £2 by post. If you would like a copy, please send a cheque payable to ASCY (no SAE needed) to the Secretary.