On This Day in Trinity House History – 11 May

1745

The former Trinity House headquarters at Water Lane gets a lick of paint

Trinity House Court Minute:

“Ordered, that the Hall of this House be new painted and whitewashed forthwith, and that the Models, Pictures, and Tables of Benefaction therein be put into proper repair and order.”

 


2011

HRH The Princess Royal is elected Master

At the annual Trinitytide elections, HRH The Princess Royal KG KT GCVO is elected Master of Trinity House in place of the departing Master, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Princess Royal was sworn in as an Elder Brother of the Corporation in 2004. The Master took pride of place when Trinity House Motor Boat No.1 led the vanguard of the Diamond Jubilee procession upon the Thames in 2012.

Jubilee Procession by Lord Ambrose Greenway

Jubilee Procession by Lord Ambrose Greenway

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