Master, Wardens and Officers

The Master, Wardens and Officers of the Company Year 2018-19 are as follows:

The Master

Mark J N Winston Esq. DMS FiMgt


The Hon. Treasurer

James J Madden Esq. BSc FCA MInstR

The Senior Warden

Dr (Christopher) John Eaton Esq. MB BS LRCP MRCS 

The Junior Warden

Giles David Stockton ACII ALCM

The Immediate Past Master

Anthony P Komedera Esq. MBA FCA

The Clerk to the Company

David Anthony Barrett Esq. BSc                
256 St Davids Square
Lockes Wharf
London E14 3WE
Tel: 020 7531 5990

The Prime Almoner of the Makers of Playing Cards Charity

C/A Mrs Barbara Ide JP

Assistant Prime Almoners

L/M Dave Brennan



Chairman of the Makers of Playing Cards Charity Trustees

Cptn Michael Davis-Marks OBE,RN

The Hon. Chaplain to the Master

Rev'd Canon Nigel Patrick Nicholson CF DL

The Hon. Archivist

L/M Mrs Mavis Warner BA

The Hon. Curator

Roderick Graham Walker Somerville Esq. MA

The Clerk Emeritus


The Court Stewards

L/M Nicholas Prentice

L/M Stuart Marnoch

L/M Dr Richard Lloyd

The Beadle

Tim Gutteridge Esq.

The Court of Assistants

Members of the voting Court


James John MADDEN BSc FCA MInstR 2006 - 07
(Honorary Treasurer)  2013 -
Adrian Armstead MAURICE BSc 2007 - 08
Lt Col John Richard Cottam WHITE TD JP FSCI LLB 2008 - 09
Brian Nigel PORRITT MA ACA 2009 - 10
Jonathan M F CROWTHER DMS 2010 - 11
Lance Edward WHITEHOUSE 2011 - 12
Rev’d Canon Nigel P NICHOLSON CF DL 2012 - 13
Mrs Barbara IDE JP -
Captain Michael Leigh DAVIS-MARKS OBE, RN 2014 - 15
Charles Roderick Spencer FOWLER CSt.J TD DL 2015 - 16
Richard John WELLS ACII 2016 - 17
- Immediate Past Master
2017 - 18
Mark Jonathan WINSTON BA - Master  
Dr. C John EATON MB BS LRCP MRCS -  Senior Warden
Giles David STOCKTON ACII ALCM - Junior Warden
Mrs. Linda (Lindy) WHITLAM Assistant
Dr. Paul John BOSTOCK BA D.Phil. Assistant
Anthony Leslie BLOWER MB Chb MD FRCS Assistant
David M BOLE Assistant

Honorary Members of the Court


Thomas Stephen CORRIGAN OBE CA 1978 - 79
John Grenville Bernard WATSON OBE 1982 - 83
John Grafton THORPE 1990 – 91
Peter Mark Collet CREGEEN 1991 – 92
David Charles WARNER MA 1992 – 93
Roger Alan HOWELLS ACII 1995 - 96
Michael Harold GOODALL 1996 - 97
Patrick David CRABBE FCA 1997 - 98
Gordon Henry Ernest ROBSON 1999 - 00
William George HUNT TD BA FCA CC Windsor Herald of Arms 2000 – 01
Yasha BERESINER LLB 2001 - 02
Roderick G W SOMERVILLE MA 2002 - 03
David Mark LADD FCA 2004 - 05
(Honorary Treasurer 2006-2012)
William Leslie John Thomas CARD FCMA 2005 - 06

Latest News

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Mansion House Banquet,6th December 2018, photographs now available to order.


"Echoes Across the Century"

Click the image above for more information and a video on the "Echoes" project in which WCMPC have participated.

Interlivery Bridge Competition Monday 4th March 2019


See the Makers of Playing Cards Charity Trust Brochure , Information and latest News

MPCC Brochure
MPCC Information

Next Livery Dinners
Tues. 2nd April 2019 - Livery Dinner with Guests at the Grocers' Hall.
The date of this year's Banquet at the Mansion House is Thursday 5th December 2019
Please save the dates.

Court Assistant Dr.Paul Bostock has been commissioned by Bridge Magazine to write monthly articles on Playing Cards.
The articles, including  June2018, can be

viewed here

P/M Roddy Somerville has an update to  bring  another interesting item about unusual packs from the Company's Playing Card Collection

Click the picture to go to the Curator's Corner.

Links to latest items in Member's area

Member's Gallery
(Including the Burn's Night Supper Photographs)

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Master's Programme for 2018 - 2019
The Master's calendar card for the programme of events for the year can now be downloaded here.

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