The Leathersellers’ Company

Installation of 557th Master, his Wardens and Stewards

By September 6, 2018All - Homepage

At the Installation Court held at Leathersellers’ Hall on 18 July, the Master Mr Michael Bradly Russell was installed along with his team of Wardens and Stewards.  The Wardens comprise Christopher Barrow-Second Warden, Giles Lister-Third Warden and Caspar Williams-Fourth Warden.  All their CVs can be found here 

At the same ceremony, our new Stewards were installed.  This year we have four Stewards, (Photo) shown here (L to R): Hugh Skinner, Biz Womersley, Edward Kershaw and Professor Angela Brueggemann. Hugh works in the finance sector and lives in Buckinghamshire. He is the brother of Paul Skinner (Steward last year) and a stepson of Past Master Geoffrey Dove. Biz is the Director of a Property Company and lives in Kent. The daughter of Past Master Roger Whitmore,  Biz made history in 2004 when she became the first woman to go on the Livery since the 16th century. Edward lives in Cheshire and is the son of Liveryman Philip Kershaw JP, who runs Kershaws Tannery in Stockport. Angela is an Associate Professor at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, and leads research at the Nuffield Department of Medicine into genetics and genomes; she is also a Governor of Colfe’s School.

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