New Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Launderers

New Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Launderers

At a ceremony at Launderers’ Hall in London in January Helen Domosthenou, German Chacartegui and Harry Fordham became Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Launderers.

Having taken this step, they are entitled to become Freemen of the City of London by application to the Guildhall.

The Freedom of the City of London can be gained through membership of a London livery company and is entitled to be admitted by the Clerk to the Chamberlain of the City of London during a ceremony at Guildhall. A certificate is presented to each recipient.

The following extract is taken from the Worshipful Company of Launderers website:

Although one of the oldest crafts and professions in the world, Launderers had no recognition as a worthy member of The City of London Livery until after a momentous, if slightly inauspicious, meeting when thirty-two interested and influential Launderers met together with the object of pursuing the long and arduous path to achieving ‘Livery’ status.

Twenty-one years after the inaugural meeting of 1957, on March 10th 1978, full Livery status was granted to the Company of Launderers at a specially convened meeting of the Aldermen of the City of London. It had been a long road but the journey was surely worth the effort. The Worshipful Company of Launderers thus became the 89th Livery Company of the City of London and now numbers more than two hundred Liverymen on its roll. All liverymen have a connection to the industry.

If you’d like to join The Worshipful Company of Launderers, please phone or email the Clerk.

Phone: 0207 378 1430

Email: clerk@launderers.co.uk

Sarah Lancaster – Senior Warden, Major Jack Strachan – Deputy Master, Helen Domosthenou, Ken Cupitt – Master, German Chacartegui, Harry Fordham, Simon Fordham – Renter Warden

New Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Launderers

At a ceremony at Launderers’ Hall in London in January Helen Domosthenou, German Chacartegui and Harry Fordham became Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Launderers.

Having taken this step, they are entitled to become Freemen of the City of London by application to the Guildhall.

The Freedom of the City of London can be gained through membership of a London livery company and is entitled to be admitted by the Clerk to the Chamberlain of the City of London during a ceremony at Guildhall. A certificate is presented to each recipient.

The following extract is taken from the Worshipful Company of Launderers website:

Although one of the oldest crafts and professions in the world, Launderers had no recognition as a worthy member of The City of London Livery until after a momentous, if slightly inauspicious, meeting when thirty-two interested and influential Launderers met together with the object of pursuing the long and arduous path to achieving ‘Livery’ status.

Twenty-one years after the inaugural meeting of 1957, on March 10th 1978, full Livery status was granted to the Company of Launderers at a specially convened meeting of the Aldermen of the City of London. It had been a long road but the journey was surely worth the effort. The Worshipful Company of Launderers thus became the 89th Livery Company of the City of London and now numbers more than two hundred Liverymen on its roll. All liverymen have a connection to the industry.

If you’d like to join The Worshipful Company of Launderers, please phone or email the Clerk.

Phone: 0207 378 1430

Email: clerk@launderers.co.uk

Sarah Lancaster – Senior Warden, Major Jack Strachan – Deputy Master, Helen Domosthenou, Ken Cupitt – Master, German Chacartegui, Harry Fordham, Simon Fordham – Renter Warden

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