Clerks to the Guild to the present day

The Clerk is appointed by the Court and runs the Guild Office. She is supported by the Assistant Clerk

Clerks

2017 - present

Christine Cook

2002 - present (Asst Clerk from 2017)

Judith Westall

2001 - 2017

Brigadier Michael I Keun, BA

1987 - 2001

Colonel Derek Ivy

1952 - 1987

David Reid, FCA

1938 - 1952

W J Cripps

1920 - 1938

S John Baron Oxenham

1917 - 1920

J F W Hayns

1914 - 1917

W N Rodgers

1909 - 1914

Bernard J Smythe

Our Members

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Annual Banquet at Guildhall

"A veritable tour de force; stunning atmosphere, seriously impressive food and a funny judge..what’s not to like!
Well done everyone" - Mrs J.D.

"A triumph" - Mr A.W."

"..a brilliant evening at Guildhall last night. The event was spectacular and we, our guests and everyone around us enjoyed it tremendously. A great highlight of a fantastic year" - Mr J.H.

"A magnificent evening was had by all" - Mr K.B.

"It really was the most wonderful and unforgettable evening " - Mrs K.J.

"It was a great privilege to be present of Friday evening on such a splendid occasion.  What a truly stunning and memorable evening. The organisation, the pageantry and the attention to detail was remarkable. A and I enjoyed it all enormously" - C H.C.


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
 
 

 

Guild News View All News

Carol Service at St Stephen Walbrook

Published - Tuesday 17th December 2019

The Master invited the London Nordic Choir to the Guild's Carol Service at St Stephen Walbrook, the Lord Mayor's church.......continue reading

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Annual Banquet Guildhall 2020

Published - Friday 6th December 2019

“A veritable tour de force” “stunning atmosphere” “seriously impressive food” “spectacular” “highlight of a fantastic year” “a truly stunning and......continue reading

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Lord Mayor's 800th Anniversary Awards 2020

Published - Friday 6th December 2019

The Chairman of the Guild's Charity, Senior Warden Ann-Marie Jefferys, presented the Guild's annual prize At the Lord Mayor's 800th......continue reading

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