Benefactors Service on All Soul’s Day at Rochester Cathedral.

The Master and Clerk with the Senior Warden of the Rochester Bridge Trust, Russell Cooper at their Benefactors Service on All Soul’s Day at Rochester Cathedral.


4th October Court Meeting

At the October Court meeting the following new Craft Owning Freemen were admitted -Jonathan Averns, Derek Whyatt, Christopher Gooderidge, Susan Perry-Whitehead, Anthony Bull and Philip Otto. Craft Owning Freeman Derek Mann was appointed as a full Court Assistant. Craft Owning Freeman Darren Knight was appointed as an Honorary Court Assistant. Lt Peter Reed OBE was admitted … read more


Company Carol Service

This will be held on 12th December 2017 details to follow.


Freemen’s Christmas Luncheons

The Christmas lunches are now all sold out. If you wish to be put on the waiting list please contact martin@watermenshall.org  


January Quarterly Court

This will be held on 10th January 2018 – details to follow.


Burn’s Night 23rd January

This will be held on 23rd January – more details to follow


Doggett’s Emblem Evening

This will be held on 29th January 2018 more details to follow.


Court of Bindings

This will be held on 26th January 2018.


COF George Saunders

George Saunders passed away on 2nd September 2017 age 79 years having spent his entire working life involved in activities on the River Thames. George left school at Erith age 15 years to become an apprentice Waterman and Lighterman to master the art of navigating tugs, barges and passenger craft along the Thames from Gravesend … read more


BML Chartwork Examination

BML Chartwork Examination at Watermen’s Hall – 30 August 2017 A hundred percent pass rate for our apprentices and trainees today. Pictured with the PLA’s Derek Mann, our Training Officer Alex Hickman, the MCA’s Adam Stratford and the Clerk Colin Middlemiss are the successful candidates: James Archer, Lucas Britton, Rive Britton, Charlie Eldridge, George Gilbert, … read more


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