Wednesday 19th October 2016 saw Marsha Rae Ratcliff installed as the 500th Master of the Worshipful Company of Carmen, along with Patrick Marsland-Roberts as Senior Warden and Stephen Britt as Junior Warden.
Installation Day, (left to Right) Senior Warden, Master and Junior Warden at Guildhall
The Master and Wardens were installed publicly in front of the congregation assembled at St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall. The service was conducted by the Honorary Chaplain, Reverend Canon Huw Mosford and Canon David Parrott in front of nearly 200 Carmen.
The new Master and Honorary Chaplain taking her vows
The Cart Hiring ceremony took place immediately after the Installation Service, in Guildhall Yard. The vehicle hired by the Master was the Royal Mail Carriage who were also celebrating their 500th anniversary. Picture shows the Master and David Gold from Royal Mail.
The new Master 'hiring' her vehicle from th Royal Mail
The new Master Carman and the processional line before the luncheon.
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