- To promote the works of RS Surtees, to maintain his reputation as an author and to stimulate interest in his literary merits.
- To republish the works of RS Surtees as and when the Committee considers necessary and is satisfied that the demand exists. and to publish or republish any biographical or appreciative material about RS Surtees.
- To arrange such meetings and events as, in the opinion of the Committee, will achieve these objects.
If in the opinion of the Committee it is considered advisable to raise funds to achieve the above stated objects the Society may publish or republish works by other authors, or prints by artists, or other items of literary or artistic association; and to do anything else which is lawful and shall be approved beforehand by the members voting in person or by proxy at a General Meeting of the Society.