Worshipful Company of Bakers

Worshipful Company of Bakers

Charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486. The City's second oldest guild. (Weavers is the answer to your question.)

Group, Food & Drink, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
Basketmakers Company

Basketmakers Company

Established by an Order of the Court at Aldermen on 22 September 1569, a Royal Charter being granted in 1937. Today it supports the trade in this country and helps to foster links with the craft ac...

Group, Craft / Design, Liveries & Guilds, Politics & Administration

0 memorials
Blacksmiths' Hall

Blacksmiths' Hall

At 101 Queen Victoria Street 1668 - 1785, according to the plaque but strangely the Salvation Army's account of the history of the site of their offices doesn't mention it. In 1785 the lease on the...

Building, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
J. A. Brewster

J. A. Brewster

Master of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, 1961 - 1962.  Another escapee from nominative determinism! (see Brunel.)

Person, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
Worshipful Company of Broderers' Hall

Worshipful Company of Broderers' Hall

Broderers were workers in embroidery. The Hall existed in Gutter Lane from 1515 but was burnt in the Great Fire of 1666. It was rebuilt but little used, let and became a warehouse in the 19th cent...

Building, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
Worshipful Company of Butchers

Worshipful Company of Butchers

From the Butchers' website: "Five of our seven Halls were burned down including destruction in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The fourth Hall, in Pudding Lane, was subject to a compulsory purch...

Group, Food & Drink, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
Carpenters' Hall

Carpenters' Hall

The story of the Carpenters' three Halls is given at the Picture Source website.

Building, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
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