Founding Trustees

The original Trustees were far sighted in setting up the Scholarship for the benefit of Nottinghamshire and came from a cross section of society. They included Lord Mayors, MPs, Justices of the peace, Captains of Industry, unions, banking and education. These were the original Trustees

Name Address Position
Francis Carney Nottingham Former Lord Mayor of Nottingham
Robert Shaw Esq, JP Nottingham Lord Mayor of Nottingham
John Edwin Mitchell Nottingham
Rt Hon Lord Trent JP Nottingham Chairman and Managing Director Boots Pure Drug Co Ltd
Sir Ernest Jardine Nottingham Governing Director of John Jardine Limited
George Hooton Spencer, JP Winwick Manor near Rugby Chairman and Managing Director of George Spencer Limited Vedona Works Alpine Street
George Hamilton Bracher Wilson, OBE, MC, AFC, JP Plumtree Managing Director of the Raleigh Cycle Company Limited
William Bayliss Not stated President for the time being of the Miners’ Federated Union
William Charles Cooper Chilwell Factory Manager of Ericsson Telephone Limited
Frederick William Gray Sherwood Chairman of the Nottingham Anglo-American Committee
James Lauder Nicol, OBE Borough of Southport His Majesty’s Divisional Inspector of the Ministry of Education
Alan Robin Hedgcock Nottingham Manager of Westminster Bank Limited Thurland Street Nottingham
George Alfred Spencer DL, JP West Bridgford
Ernest Bignall, JP Nottingham