H. Martin Stuchfield, M.B.E.,
J.P., D.L., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S.
Appointed a Trustee in 1999
and Chairman in 2006.
Martin is a retired businessman and
a trustee of numerous registered charities concerned with heritage, history and archaeology.
He is the co-author of the County Series established in 1992 to publish
a comprehensively illustrated list of monumental brasses, indents and lost brasses in the United Kingdom. He is President of the Monumental Brass Society having served as Hon. Secretary from 1994-2007 and from 2009-11. He is also the Society’s Conservation Officer and is a consultant on monumental brasses to the Chelmsford, Norwich and St. Edmundsbury & Ipswich Diocesan Advisory Committees (‘D.A.C.’).
He is Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Friends of Essex Churches Trust and a Vice-President of the Essex Society for Archaeology and History. He is also a Trustee and Director of the Rural Community Council of Essex and the Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome.
He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 2000 and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 2014 Birthday Honours List for services to Heritage, Charity and the Community in Essex. He was also appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Essex and a member of the Court of the University of Essex in 2015.
Ian G. Barnett, M.A.(Oxon.)
Appointed a Trustee in 2006.
Ian is a retired solicitor who was a
Partner with Hewitson’s of Northampton and Cambridge and predecessor firms
(1969-2007). He was senior Partner
(1995- 2005) and specialised in landed estates, rural property and charities.
He was Undersheriff of Northamptonshire
(1973-2005) and is currently Chairman
of Trustees of the Finnis Scott
Matthew J. Saunders, M.B.E.,
Appointed a Trustee in 2008.
Matthew is a member of the Historic England Advisory Committee and the Diocesan Advisory Committee for London. He has written extensively
on architectural history and
conservation – particularly churches.
He is a Vice-President of the Ecclesiological Society.
He was Secretary of the Ancient Monuments Society (1977-2018)
and Director of The Friends of
Friendless Churches (1993-2018).
He was a Trustee of the Heritage
Lottery Fund and the National Heritage Memorial Fund (2005-11).
He was elected a Fellow of the Society
of Antiquaries of London in 1987.
He was appointed a Member of the
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 1997 New Year’s
Honours List for services to the
Ancient Monuments Society and
to Architectural Conservation.
||Rev. Brian H. Wilcox
Appointed a Trustee in 1988.
Brian was ordained in the Diocese of Peterborough in 1973 and was curate
at St. Peter and St. Paul, Kettering (Northamptonshire). He was appointed vicar of Eye (Cambridgeshire) in 1978 and subsequently became rector of Clipston, Naseby, Kelmarsh and Haselbech (Northamptonshire).
He was also a member of the Peterborough D.A.C.
He was vicar of Hornsea with Atwick
in the East Riding (Yorkshire) and
served on the York D.A.C. from 1990-7.
From 1997 he was rector of Uckfield, Isfield and Horsted Parva (Sussex)
in the Diocese of Chichester and
served on the D.A.C. until he
retired in 2011.
He is responsible for the technical aspects of applications.
||Pamela J. Ward, B.A.(Arch.), R.I.B.A.
Appointed a Trustee in 2015.
Pam is a chartered architect who has ran
her own practice since 1982 specialising
in churches and historic buildings.
She is an Honorary Life member of the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association (E.A.S.A.) having been
a Past-President and a member since
1980. She has been a member of the
St. Albans D.A.C. since 2004. She is a founder member of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Historic Churches Trust
and is currently a Trustee of Whipsnade
Tree Cathedral (National Trust) and of Whipsnade Village Hall and Field.