Sophie Christiansen Evening – February 2021

On 23 February The Wheelwrights, The Farriers, Riding for the Disabled (RDA) riders, drivers, and volunteers, and Sophie’s ‘Gold Club’ members were treated to an inspirational evening with Sophie Christiansen. The Master of the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights,...

Yeoman Douglas Andrews

On leaving school at 16 in 1989 Douglas went to work as an apprentice wheelwright with Liveryman David Bysouth at Three Cups, Heathfield, East Sussex. He completed a 4 Year apprenticeship through the Rural Development Commission based at Salisbury and attained a City...

Yeoman Martin Sullivan

Martin attended Rural Development Commission Wheelwrights Apprentice Scheme with “Tutor” being Liveryman Robert Hurford. Then worked for over 10 years at his own “shop”. Now lives most of the year in Millicent, South Australia in semi retirement but since 2006...

Yeoman Mike Rowland

In 1953 Mike began a 5 year apprenticeship to become a wheelwright with Hansfords of Honiton. He started his own business in 1963 with a large scale timber yard and wheelwright’s shop in Colyton Devon. Since then he has trained 4 people to become wheelwrights,...