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25.04.22 The Master Sarah Sillars OBE

Master’s message April 2022

Hello and welcome to this month’s Master’s news Your Livery, where are we heading in the next five years? As a proud Livery, with a very clear strap line, “An active Livery investing in young people“ it can be useful, […]

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25.04.22   The Clerk

Clerk’s Notes – April 2022

Naval historians like to talk about the big picture, the grand strategic view, the command perspective. Quite often the mundane detail that sits behind significant events is lost or represented in such a way that it fails to truly capture […]

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25.04.22   The Clerk

In Memory: Past Master Group Captain Gerry Bunn CBE

Past Master Gerry passed away on 9th April 2022. He had been cutting the lawns with no hint of anything untoward and it was sudden and unexpected but as his widow Patricia has said, just the way he would have […]

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25.04.22   The Clerk

Banquet update

It is ironic that in the previous edition of Coachlines the late Past Master Group Captain Gerry Bunn CBE should have regaled us with tales of his time as OC 10 Squadron RAF supporting the Falklands Task Force. His sudden […]

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25.04.22   Assistant Giles Taylor

Celebrating automotive awards

The Motor Centenary Award In 1979 Coachmakers’ Company class awards were presented for the first time at a Coachmakers’ weekend at Beaulieu National Motor Museum. In 1985 Past Master Richard Dallimore, in his year as Master, launched an appeal to […]

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25.04.22   Honorary Assistant Lesley Upham

Coachmakers welcomes new members

At the Automotive Dinner at Carpenter’s Hall in March, we welcomed one member who was clothed in the Livery, one who was sworn and clothed and eight new Freemen, reports Hon Assistant Lesley Upham. Newly clothed Liveryman Sir Aubrey Brocklebank […]

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25.04.22   The Master Sarah Sillars OBE

Master presents awards at the London Horse Harness Parade

Pictured above from left: Past Master Farrier, Master Loriner and Master Coachmaker and Groom, Young’s Brewery Hurrah! The London Horse Harness Parade resumed after a long break on Easter Monday, and what a spectacle it was too. There were 120 […]

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25.04.22   Honorary Assistant Lesley Upham

The Master visits Hornchurch and Upminster Sea Cadets

Pictured above: The Master Sarah Sillars OBE, with PO Trevor Robinson The Master recently visited the headquarters of Hornchurch and Upminster Sea Cadets where she met Petty Officer Trevor Robinson, Sgt Nathan Leach and Committee Secretary Claire Seear, as well […]

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