Heraldry of the Livery Companies of the City of London since 1954

  Past Master Richard Goddard held a signing of copies of his latest book at Watermen’s Hall on July 7th. Copies of the book are available from Watermen’s Hall at a cost of £35.00 per copy. For further information please contact the Assistant Clerk on carol@watermenshall.org


Court of Bindings June 2017

The Court of Bindings took place at Watermen’s Hall on- Friday, 23rd June 2017. Twelve  new apprentices and trainees were bound to the Company – the start of a great career on the Thames. We wish them all the very best of  luck.


303rd Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager

The 303rd Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager took place on the 25th July 2017.  The race was won by Jack Keech in fine style followed by Alfie Anderson, Perry Flynn and George McCarthy. The Company boat the PV  Mercia followed the Race and was packed with Freemen and former Doggett’s winners . At the end … read more


Examining for the Freedom 18th May

At Watermen’s Hall today the following apprentices were examined and will be coming to the Court of Admissions on 10th July to become Freemen of the Company. Joy Elizabeth McGlinchey Matt Priest Tom Gibbons George Surry Tom de Wit


The River Thames Luncheon Club

We are delighted to announce the dates for2018 for The River Thames Luncheon Club. These are  as shown below – please note that all bookings must be made via COOK and BUTLER and not Watermen’s Hall.   2018 February 9th March 9th April 13th May 11th June 8th The inclusive package will include a five … read more


Doggett’s Emblem Evening -1st February

An enjoyable and relaxed evening where the achievements in rowing over the past year were recognised by the Company took place at the Hall on the 1st February. An informal presentation ceremony was followed by a delightful supper. All Doggett’s competitors from the previous year and apprentices who attended the sculling camp at Henley in the … read more


Company Pennants

We now have in stock Company Pennants for sale. These are £50.00 each and can be ordered by emailing carol@watermenshall.org Please note post and packing is extra. For details of all items for sale please go the Watermen’s Shop in the Members  section.


Examination success

Well done to Paul Hastings, Luke Terry, Alfie  Anderson and Jamie Miles who passed their Freedom examinations at Watermen’s Hall on 23rd November 2016. .


UK Boatmasters Licence.

The Company is pleased to announce that the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has officially recognised the Company of Watermen and Lightermen in delivery of formal training for the UK Boatmasters Licence. Well done to all involved, especially from the Apprentice and Training and Lighterage Committees. If you are interested in attending any of the courses we … read more


Ladies’ Brooch

We now have the Watermen’s Ladies Brooch back in stock. This very elegant and attractive brooch can be purchased from the Hall at a cost of £90.00 –  postage and packaging extra. This would make an ideal gift for Christmas and by buying one  you are also supporting the Watermen’s Hall Preservation Trust. Please contact carol@watermenshall.org … read more


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