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Community Champion Takes Over As Leader Of Durham's Freemen

Community Champion Takes Over As Leader Of Durham's Freemen

02/08/2021
A medal-winning neighbourhood community champion has been installed as leader of Durham City’s Freemen. Seventy-four-year-old John Booth was unanimously elected chairmen of the wardens and now leads the freemen’s eight surviving trade guilds whose lineage is thought to stretch back to the early 14th century.
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Patrick Conway  OBE
Patrick Conway OBE
Chair of Trustees
John Booth
John Booth
Chairman of the Wardens and Barbers' Company Warden
Kathleen Vasey
Kathleen Vasey
Drapers' Company Warden and Secretary to the Freemen
Eric Bulmer
Eric Bulmer
Chairman of the Charitable Trust and Membership Secretary