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Annual Dinner 2018

Annual Dinner 2018

6th October 2018

The Annual Dinner of the Durham City Freemen was held in the Town Hall on Saturday 6 October 2018, where 63 Freemen, friends and guests enjoyed an evening in the magnificent setting of the Main Hall.

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Obituary - Harry Robson

Obituary - Harry Robson

20th August 2018

Beloved son of Jen and Thomas. Devoted husband and best friend of Anne. Loving dad to Ian and Paul. Doting grandad to Dylan, Emily and Alice.

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Extended Family Links

Extended Family Links

14th May 2018

A woman, whose extended family links with the city’s freemen stretch back more than a century, has been sworn in as a new member – the result of a chance conversation with her cousin.

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Charity Climb

Charity Climb

11th April 2018

Three freemen, all members of the same family, put their best feet forward over the Easter holiday to climb to the top one of England’s highest mountains – a trek organised to give a cash boost to cancer research.

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Obituary - John Atkinson

Obituary - John Atkinson

21st February 2018

John Atkinson was known to all as a welcoming spirit at Freemen Meetings, Guild Days and the Annual Dinner. Although John had originally been admitted to the Company of Drapers, he agreed to become Warden of the Masons’ Company in 1999 in succession to Donald Young. He retired as Warden of the ‘Masons’ in 2013.

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