Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded landscape with wagon in a glade; accompanied
by a man with a pitchfork and a man on horseback. 1760-65 Black chalk and watercolour, heightened with white

Honorary Officers and Executive Committee

The Walpole Society is a registered charity (registration number 270280) and is governed by a set of Rules adopted at the Annual General Meeting held on 17 September 1997. Members of the Executive Committee, whose members are the trustees of the charity, are elected for a term of five years. The Honorary Officers serve five years and are available for immediate re-election.
The Honorary Officers and members of the Executive Committee are:

President: Sir Nicholas Goodison F.B.A., F.S.A.

Officers and Executive Committee

Chairman: Antony Griffiths, F.B.A.

Editor: Jacob Simon, M.A., F.S.A.

Hon. Treasurer: Elizabeth Fullerton-Rome MA (Oxon), FCA

Executive Committee:
David Adshead, F.S.A.
Dr John Goodall, F.S.A.
Prof. Mark Hallett
Lowell Libson
Dr Tessa Murdoch, F.S.A.
Christine Riding
MaryAnne Stevens
David Way

Membership Secretary: Paul Celerier


Please refer to the "Contact us" section of this website to contact the officers and membership secretary named above.

Consultative Committee

The Consultative Committee does not meet as a body, but its members give the Society the benefit of their advice in the area of their respective expert knowledge. The following are members of the Consultative Committee:

David Alexander
Professor David Bindman
Dr Stephen Deuchar
Dr Teri Edelstein
Professor Eric Fernie
John Harris
Patrick McCaughey
Dr Edward Nygren
Professor Ronald Paulson
Professor Marcia Pointon
The Hon. Lady Roberts
Duncan Robinson
Dr Charles Saumarez Smith
Professor Allen Staley
Dr Duncan Thomson
Philip Ward-Jackson
Stephen Wildman
Dr Paul Williamson