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Lifetime Achievement Awards

Throughout its life The Shropshire Society in London has enjoyed a loyal and regular membership who have provided financial support and strong attendance at its various functions both in Shropshire and  London.

There are instances where The Shropshire Society in London takes particular note of individual members who deserve special merit for their loyal support and encouragement and for their outstanding example in the community and in the County.


Mr John Bradburn
Mrs Pam Bradburn DL
Major Adrian Coles MBE TD
Mrs Mabel Davies
Mr Howard Franklin BA FRHS SFND OStG
Sir Algernon Heber-Percy KCVO
The Hon Lady Jane Heber-Percy
Mr Michael Jenks
Mr Michael Lowe CBE DL JP
Mrs Janet Lowe
Ms Shirley Tart MBE DL
Mr David Tudor MBE MSc FRSC
Mrs June Whitaker OStJ DL
Mrs Susan Wood

Recipients of The Society's Lifetime Achievement Award instigated 2014

Recent Award Winners

Mrs Mabel Davies


For support, service and loyalty to The Society over many years in many commitments, particularly in welcoming and helping evacuees into Shropshire after World War II, their settlement  into the community and job-finding;  for involvement in supporting and advancing the work of The League of Friends for The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, together with working on many Charity Committees in the community and dedicated support to The National Farmers’ Union;  for work as a National Trust Guide and church organist for over seventy years.

Mrs Sue Wood 


For support, service and loyalty to The Society, particularly in various Shropshire Committees, consultative and organisational roles.   This includes  championing improvements for access and facilities for the disabled, youth work and Local Government input.  In earlier years she was an international athlete in disability categories, including winner and recipient of several gold medals.

Mr Michael Jenks

For support, service and loyalty to The Society over many years, particularly as Past Chairman and Treasurer and recorder of our history; banking and financial services management and Freeman of the City of London; guide at St Paul's Cathedral, Lord's Cricket Ground, Shrewsbury Abbey and many sporting activities, church restoration projects and charitable causes in the county of Shropshire

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