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.

Just a reminder to get your Yearbook Page information to our Editor Kate Thomson as soon as possible, closing date is 31st January. For further information click Yearbook         New Dates and changes for 2021 ESS of Wales and ESA Ch Show plus Open Show, see Judging Info/Diary 2021         This is a just a polite reminder that ESA subs are due on 1st January 2021         To find details of 2021 Yearbook and how to subscribe go to About Breed/Yearbook on dropdown menu above            English Setter Show Champions and Champions 2000 - 2020 by Kate Thomson, for further information see About Breed, Books

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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


Mrs Fiona Mitchell


Mrs Stella Oliver


Mrs Val Isherwood


Mr. C. G. Bird
Mrs. P. Colton
Mrs. J. Dennis
Mr. R. Green

 Mrs. V. Hollis


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


Mr. S. Pitts
Miss Z. Stirk
Mr. A. Swannell
Mrs. L. Taylor

 Mrs. C. J. Tucker 


Mr.  L . Weller
Miss  G. A. Williams
Mrs.  P.  Williams
Mrs. M. Withey


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