Past Masters

Past Masters Emeritus

As a Guild

Mr G O Davies 1974-75 *+
Mr D B Pearse 1975-76 *(Resigned)
Lt. Col. I W Little MBE 1976-77 *+
Mr D L Williams 1977-78 *+
Mr John W Ayres 1978-79 *+
Mr Eric Green BA 1979-80 *+ 
Mr Alan Vause 1980-81 (Resigned)
Mr DavidJ Evans 1981-82 +
Mr D Watt BSc 1982-83 *+
Mr Harold O Whiting 1983-84 *+
Mr R L Turner 1984-85 (Resigned)
Mr Donald G Wells 1985-86 (Father of the company) *#

As a Livery Company

Dame Shirley Porter DBE DL 1986-87 (Resigned)
Mr B Barclay JP 1987-88 *+
Dr Brian A Smith PhD MSc 1988-89 *#
Mr Basil G C Becker 1989-90 +
Mr A Richard Barlow 1990-91 +
Mr George A Newell 1991-92 +
Mrs Inez Butler 1992-93 +
Mr John A Howard 1993-94 +
Mr Alan G Raven 1994-95 #
Mr Timothy S Louis 1995-96 (Resigned)
Mr Anthony W A Ellison 1996-97 (Resigned)
Mr Terence D King 1997-98 #
Mr Brian Cole 1998-99 +
Mr David A S Clarke 1999-2000#
Mr Robert D G Burtinshaw 2000-01 #
Mr Michael G O’Connor 2001-02 #
(Chairman Charity Trustees)
Mr Edward Daniell 2002-03 #
Mr John R Broadley 2003-04 #
Mr Paul R Michael 2004-05 #
Mr Michael J Poulter 2005-06 #
Mr Stephen J Wright 2006-07 #
Mr Michael F Bayless 2007-08 #
Mr Kenneth E Marriott 2008-09 + (Resigned)
Mr Jack D Amos 2009-10 +
Mr Barrie P Torbett 2010-11
Mr Peter D Holt 2011-12 +
Mr Peter W J Robb 2012-13 #

Past Masters:
Mrs Maureen A Marden 2013-14
Mr Issa K. Tahhan 2014-15
Mr Timothy J Doyle 2015-16

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