Worshipful Company of Farriers
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The Worshipful Company of Farriers
Promoting the welfare of the horse since 1356

Past Masters

Masters of the Company since 1956:
  • 1956-57 His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, MC
  • 1957-58 John Stroud, JP
  • 1958-59 George Bowman, JP, FWCF
  • 1959-60 George Allison-Beer, Deputy
  • 1960-61 Air Chief Marshal Sir Leslie Normal Hollinghurst, GBE, KCB, DFC
  • 1961-62 Brigadier Sir John Smythe, Bt, VC, MC, MP
  • 1962-63 Sir Frank Lord, OBE, MA, JP
  • 1963-64 John Edward Lines
  • 1964-65 Dr Walter Richard Wooldridge, MSc, DVSc, FRCVS, FRICS
  • 1965-66 Reginald Alfred Brown, OBE
  • 1966-67 Alec Hobson, CBE, MVO
  • 1967-68 George Hamilton Smith
  • 1968-69 Alfred John Barsham, BCom, FCA
  • 1969-70 Russell William Vernon Nethercoat, DFC
  • 1970-71 Edward Howard Newcome Wright
  • 1971-72 Sir Hugh Nicholas Linstead, OBE, LLD, FPS
  • 1972-73 Kenneth John Lines
  • 1973-74 Brigadier John Clabby, CBE, MRCVS
  • 1974-75 Michael Anthony Peter Simons, MRCVS
  • 1975-76 Arthur George Smith
  • 1976-77 Frederick Rowland Bell, FRCVS
  • 1977-78 Dorian Joseph George Williams, MFH
  • 1978-79 Major William David Gibson
  • 1979-80 Robert William Bulfield, FCA
  • 1980-81 Denis Frank Oliver, OBE, BSc, FRCVS, HonFWCF
  • 1981-82 George Kendrick Findlay, RIBA, MInstPI
  • 1982-83 Eric Arthur Styles, OBE, FIB
  • 1983-84 Howard John Cooper, OBE, FWCF(Hons)
  • 1984-85 HRH The Princess Royal, KG, KT, GCVO, QSO
  • 1985-86 Arthur Brian Wilson, CBE, FCA, CC
  • 1986-87 Michael John Mates, MP
  • 1987-88 Arnold George Warham Scott, FCA
  • 1988-89 William John Alsford
  • 1989-90 Professor William Derek Tavernor, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS
  • 1991-91 Timothy Patrick Moore Neligan
  • 1991-92 John Gordon Barsham
  • 1992-93 Sir Gordon Shattock, MRCVS
  • 1993-94 Roy John Desmond Thompson, FCA
  • 1994-95 Dr. John Claude Garnham, KLJ, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP, FFPM
  • 1995-96 Roger Frank Johnson, JP, BVSc, MRCVS
  • 1996-97 Thomas Lloyd Barker, LLB
  • 1997-98 Mrs. Diana Mary Pagan, JP
  • 1998-99 Tearlach Fraser Mackenzie Head, FWCF
  • 1999-00 Ronald James Crocker
  • 2000-01 Lady Graham
  • 2001-02 Simon John Curtis, FWCF, HonAssocRCVS
  • 2002-03 Raymond Edward Greatorex, FCA
  • 2003-04 Richard Frank Wallis, FCA
  • 2004-05 Brigadier Paul George Henry Jepson, BVSc, MSc, MRCVS
  • 2005-06 David Martin Valentine Short
  • 2006-07 Mrs Pauline Ann Halliday, OBE
  • 2007-08 Colonel Richard Dennis Kinsella-Bevan, MA, FRGS 
  • 2008-09 Carl Bettison, AWCF(Hons)
  • 2009-10 Reginald George Howe
  • 2010-11 Jeremy Fern, TD DL
  • 2011-12 Stephen John Warham Scott
  • 2012-13 Major General Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter, KCVO OBE DL
  • 2013-14 Simon John Fleet
  • 2014-15 Wayne Edwin Upton, AFCL
  • 2015-16 Guy Nicholas Hurst