Gild Life

The Master

Since 1943 there have been over seventy Masters of the York Butchers Gild. The current Master for 2022 to 2023 is Anne Smith

The immediate past Master is Dr. Roy Lofthouse For a full list of past Masters, click here.

Gild Charity

The York Butchers Gild Charitable Trust was properly constituted in 1992. The aim of the Charitable Trust, as listed in the Objects of the Company, is for ‘the provision of funds for such charitable purposes as The Company may from time to time decide upon’.