Archives: Past Masters

Past Masters

John (Jack) Broadley

Highlights of my year: During my year of office I was extremely fortunate that our Honorary Freeman, Sir Robert Finch (now sadly deceased) was installed as Lord Mayor of London. As one of his four supporting Companies, we were accorded some rare privileges. On the Friday before the Lord Mayor’s […]

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Robert Burtinshaw

I’m not sure it counts as a highlight, but definitely memorable was the time we were left stranded outside The Mansion House dressed in all our finery. I was installed as Master in April 2000 at the Mansion House. The event was attended by over 350 guests, including the Lord Mayor […]

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David Clark

Two of many memories: War Graves Tour I arranged with Colonel John Richardson (hon. Freeman) and the Royal British Legion a weekend to visit the 1st World War Graves. 25 members along with their wives arranged to meet at St. Paul’s Cathedral to board a luxury coach for our journey. […]

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Terence King

Highlights of my year: My year as Master 1997-98 was a wonderful time for Janet and I, and not only because we had the privilege and benefit of being a good friend with the Lord Mayor, Sir Roger Cork (pictured with Terry and Janet) and his Sheriffs who entertained us around the […]

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Tony Ellison

Highlights of my year: I was one of the few who was proposed for membership by the Principal Founder, Eric Hill. My year 1996 was momentous in that it was the first time we had a member of our Company as Lord Mayor of London, Sir Roger Cork. My wife and I attended […]