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Worshipful Company of Cordwainers


Marching for the Marsden

The Master’s charity of the year is the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, based at The Royal Marsden Hospital, which was founded by Past Master Dr William Marsden in 1851. It is one of Britain’s leading cancer hospitals and on the 19th March, over 70 Cordwainers and their families will be participating in the Marsden March to raise vital funds for the hospital’s world-class research and care.

The quickest way to support the Cordwainers’ March for the Marsden is to visit the Company JustGiving page here.


Training the family

Marshalling three generations of her family for the Marsden March, Past Warden Caroline Squire reports on the Chamberlain family’s training session:

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William Marsden, Doctor and Cordwainer

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of William Marsden MD, Cordwainer, and more famously, founder of two great London hospitals.


Rowing for the Royal Marsden

During 2016-17, the Cordwainers will be supporting the Master’s chosen charity, the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.