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


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

""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

Come and support the Guild at the Sheep Drive on 30th September

Published - Friday 21st September 2018


In aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal &......continue reading

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Lunch & Show Brick Lane Music Hall

Published - Friday 14th September 2018

The Master welcomed 65 Guild members and their guests to Brick Lane Music Hall, many who had travelled far and......continue reading

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Guild Visitation

Published - Thursday 13th September 2018

On Tuesday The Master led the Guild ‘Visitation’ to the Trades House Glasgow in London Dinner, celebrating the links between......continue reading

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