Past Masters

Past Masters Emeritus

As a Guild

Mr G O Davies * + 1974 – 1975
Mr D B Pearse * (Resigned) 1975 – 1976
Lt. Col. I W Little MBE * + 1976 – 1977
Mr D L Williams * + 1977 – 1978
Mr John W Ayres * + 1978 – 1979
Mr Eric Green BA * +  1979 – 1980
Mr Alan Vause (Resigned) 1980 – 1981
Mr DavidJ Evans + 1981 – 1982
Mr D Watt BSc * + 1982 – 1983
Mr Harold O Whiting * + 1983 – 1984
Mr R L Turner  (Resigned) 1984 – 1985
Mr Donald G Wells  (Father of the Company) * + 1985 – 1986

* Founder Member
+Deceased
#Ex-Officio Members of the Court having served four years as a Past Master

As a Livery Company

Dame Shirley Porter DBE DL (Resigned) 1986 – 1987
Mr B Barclay JP * + 1987 – 1988
Dr Brian A Smith PhD MSc * # 1988 – 1989
Mr Basil G C Becker  + 1989 – 1990
Mr A Richard Barlow + 1990 – 1991
Mr George A Newell + 1991 – 1992
Mrs Inez Butler + 1992 – 1993
Mr John Howard + 1993 – 1994
Mr Alan G Raven # 1994 – 1995
Mr Timothy S Louis (Resigned) 1995 – 1996
Mr Anthony W A Ellison (Resigned) 1996 – 1997
Mr Terence D King # 1997 – 1998
Mr Brian Cole + 1998 – 1999
Mr David A S Clarke  + # 1999 – 2000
Mr Robert D G Burtinshaw # 2000 – 2001
Mr Michael G O’Connor # (Chair of Charity Trust) 2001 – 2002
Mr Edward Daniell  # 2002 – 2003
Mr John R Broadley # 2003 – 2004
Mr Paul R Michael  # 2004 – 2005
Mr Michael J Poulter # 2005 – 2006
Mr Stephen J Wright  # 2006 – 2007
Mr Michael F Bayless # 2007 – 2008
Mr Kenneth E Marriott + (Resigned) 2008 – 2009
Mr Jack D Amos + 2009 – 2010
Mr Barrie P Torbett 2010 – 2011
Mr Peter D Holt + 2011 – 2012
Mr Peter W J Robb 2012-13 # 2012 – 2013
Mrs Maureen A Marden 2013 – 2014
Mr Issa K Tahhan 2014-15 (Resigned) 2014 – 2015
Mr Timothy J Doyle # 2015 – 2016
Mr Philip RDJ Morrish Chartered MCSI  # 2016 – 2017
Mr John R Broadley # 2017 – 2018
Mrs Maureen A Marden 2018 – 2019
Mr Barrie P Torbett 2019 – 2020 2019 – 2020
Mr John Shonfeld 2020 – 2021 2020 – 2021

Founder Member
+Deceased
#Ex-Officio Members of the Court having served four years as a Past Master

A look back through the years – Past Masters’ highlights