Battle of Prestonpans 1745

Patrons & Trustees

The [Founding*] Committee of High Patronage is:

*Rt Hon The Earl of Airlie

*His Grace The Duke of Atholl

*Donald Cameron of Lochiel

*Ranald Macdonald of Clanranald

*Colin MacDonald of Glencoe

*Ranald MacDonell of Glengarry

Most Hon Marquis of Lothian, Lord Kerr

*Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor

*Rt Hon The Earl of Perth
*Brian Cox, CBE - Actor & Celebrity Patron

*Sir Patrick Grant of Dalvey (representer for Sir John Cope)
Sir John Hay of Park

*Rt Hon The Earl of Home
M Hon Baron of Preston & Prestonpans

THE BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS (1745) HERITAGE TRUST

The [Founding*] Trustees are:


Gareth Bryn-Jones – Past Chairman - Architect
Herbert Coutts MBE KM - formerly Director: Edinburgh City's Tourism & Culture

   & Bailie of Dolphinstoun - Joint Chairman

John Curtis - Alan Breck Regiment of Prestonpans Volunteers

Sharon Dabell - Executive Trustee: Publications & Appeal

Brett Fletcher -  Alan Breck Regiment of Prestonpans Volunteers                                              

Pauline Jaffray BEM DL – PJ Design and Editor: East Lothian Life 

Dr Mark Jardine, Bankton House Residents' Association

Arran Johnston - Executive Trustee: History, Re-enactments & Tapestry Touring

Richard MacKenzie - formerly Bankton House Residents' Association                     

Pat O’Brien OBE – formerly Provost of East Lothian                                                                      

*Dr Gordon Prestoungrange MBE Joint Chairman/ Past Chairman 2006/2010 - Baron of Lochnaw

  & Bailie of Prestoungrange

*Avril Wills - Lady of Lochnaw

*Mathew Wills FCA - Treasurer, Baron of Prestoungrange

*Dr Julian Wills - Baron of Dolphinstoun

Sean Wood, The Prestoungrange Gothenburg & Kentwood

Sylvia Burgess - Trust Secretary

 

MINUTES OF TRUSTEES' MEETINGS & CHARITY ACCOUNTS- password access here

Printed copies of the Accounts are also available to members of the public on request at an administrative charge of £25 pa on application to the Secretary to the Trustees at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg, 227 High Street, Prestonpans EH32 9BE.

 

MINISTERIAL SUPPORT

Successive Scottish Ministers of Culture and Heritage have visited and supported the Trust's activities since 2006

from Linda Fabiani MSP to Fiona Hyslop MSP. Most significantly Minisiter Mike Russell MSP pledged the support of the Scottish Government in all possible ways, and through the good offices of Historic Scotland, when he visited the Trustees.