The English Setter Association

Welcome To The English Setter Association website.
This is the national breed club for the English Setter in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1951 and has around 700 members worldwide. The English Setter Association aims to support those who own the breed as companions as well as those who wish to show their dogs. These pages will provide information on all aspects of owning an English Setter as well as all activities of the Association and its members.

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English Setter Association Welfare (ESAW)
has gained charitable status

We are pleased to announce that having received notification from the Charity commission ESAW has been entered onto the Register of Charities and is now a registered charity.

A special mention and our thanks must be made to Gill Paterson, Sheree Parrish & Lynn Davis for their outstanding fundraising efforts for ESAW.

For the Rescue, Rehoming & Welfare of English Setters in the UK.

Meet the Officers & Committee


Mrs Valerie Foss


Chair Lady
Miss Glenis Williams


Mr Christopher Bird


Mrs Val Isherwood


Mrs. P. Colton
Mrs. J. Dennis
Mr. R. Green

Mrs. A. Harding


Mrs. V. Hollis
Mrs. L. Howarth
Mrs. C. Jennings - Sharman
Mr. N. Kelly
Mr. P. Lawton


Mrs. C. Normansell
Mr. S. Pitts
Mr E Stephenson
Mr. A. Swannell
 Mrs. C. J. Tucker 


Mr.  L . Weller
Mrs.  P.  Williams
Mrs. M. Withey


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