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I'd like to apply for membership

Please review our membership pages where you can also download our membership form.

What are the dates of the Court Meetings?

Please see the Court meeting dates page.

Can you tell me about my ancestor who was a Freeman?

Please note that Freedom of the City is only granted by the City of London, which is separate from the Guild of Freemen and may be able to help with historical records held by the Corporation. Our own records of Guild members date from only 1942. email chamberlains.court@cityoflondon.gov.uk or call the Chamberlain’s Court on 020 7332 3055

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Master's Final Dinner at Fishmongers' Hall
"Just a line to say how much we enjoyed the dinner last night, super seat thank you! Please convey our thanks to the Master for a wonderful evening, superb food and company and thank him for all his events over the past year, we have had great times.
We now look forward to the next year, different venues and events." - Mr P.B.

Reception and Supper at Grocers' Hall
"My guests and I really really enjoyed the Ceremony and the dinner at Grocers’ Hall last evening, I am still on a high with sheer pleasure, you, everyone there so kind and welcoming". Mrs A R

"It was good to meet you at last and on such an excellent evening in one of the nicest Livery Halls in the City.  Thank you for making it such a special evening for M and me.   It was so well organised and enjoyable.   The food was first class and the company good as well". Mr D B

RNLI Demonstration and Supper at the Little Ship Club
"Thank you SO much for arranging a most enjoyable evening. Once again, I was able to catch up on friends and make new acquantainces - all thanks to you for the excellent place settings.  The weather was kind to us, the food was amazing and everybody around our table was very happy with the service and the meal."  Ms V H

"Following the interesting demonstration Guild Members and their guests retired back inside the Little Ship Club for a stunning two-course supper with some excellent wine and tremendous companionship discussing the RNLI’s great work being achieved on the tidal Thames.​" Mr D K
 
 

 

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City Walks - Wren Churches

Published - Wednesday 24th July 2019

We were blessed with glorious weather as our guide, Peter Tompkins, led us round many of Wren's wonderful churches in......continue reading

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The Master abseil's with the Lord Mayor

Published - Friday 5th July 2019

The Master made haste from his Guild holiday in North Yorkshire to support the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of......continue reading

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Master's Holiday to North Yorkshire July 2019

Published - Monday 1st July 2019

The Master and his wife, Emma, arranged a super holiday to North Yorkshire and were joined by 31 Guild members,......continue reading

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