Friday, September 18, 2020

Choosing Day 2020

 The Choosing Day AGM of the Incorporation has just concluded, by Zoom. The oath was administered by Clerk Tom Monteith to our newly-elected Deacon, Brian McAlinden CBE and Collector Liam Entwhistle. At the end of the meeting, as usual but unusually through a glass darkly, the meeting was joined by the Deacon Convener, the Collector of the House and the Clerk to the House.

The Deacon paid tribute to his predecessor, Dr Beverly Bergman. and thanked her for her skill and generosity in taking on the office for a second time. 

The newly-elected Mastercourt now comprises: 

Deacon Brian McAlinden CBE, Collector Liam Entwhistle, Late Deacon Dr Beverly Bergman,

Ex-deacons Dr Christine Linnell, Dr Adrian Pierotti, Dr Iain Lennox, Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, James H. Roulston, 

Masters Jonathan Wright, Jocelyn O’Shaughnessy, David McClements, Colin Miller, Richard Campbell, Alison Culpan.

Ex-Conveners: James Y. Miller, Dr Alistair Dorward

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Cordiners Mastercourt 2020-2021

 The Mastercourt of the Incorporation of Cordiners for 2020-2021 is as follows:

Deacon: Brian McAlinden CBE

Collector: Liam Entwhistle

Late Deacon: Dr Beverly Bergman

Ex-Deacons: Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, Dr Iain Lennox, Dr Adrian Pierotti, Dr Christine Linnell, James H. Roulston

Masters: Jocelyn O'Shaughnessy, Alison Culpan, Richard Campbell, Colin Miller, David McClements,  Jonathan Wright. 

Roman Shoes

 Your  correspondent visited the Shoe Collection at the wonderful Vindolanda Roman Fort near Hadrian's Wall and found many of the ancient shoes in better nick than his own.

Incorporation of Cordiners AGM

 Tomorrow the Annual General Meeting of the Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow will be held live on Zoom at 8.45 a.m. You should email the Clerk for a link.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Cordwainers on TV

 Good to see a classy question on "The Chase" - the contestant got it right, by the way....

Master Court Meeting March 10th

 The Master Court of the Incorporation of Cordiners held a meeting over Zoom this evening. Deacon Brian McAlinden was in the Chair.