The Charity and the Trustees
Charity Number 200298

There are currently six Trustees for Lord Wharton’s Charity
Four represent the Church of England
and Three represent Non-Conformist Churches

You are welcome to contact any of the Trustees directly for advice and information, especially those representing your denomination.

Rev Jeremy Crossley – Church of England

The Revd. Jeremy Crossley was born & brought up in Lancashire where he went to school. He graduated from Durham University spending five years as a Civil Servant in the Ministry of Defence before training for ordination. He was ordained in 1984 and has served in Parishes in Kent & London. He is now the vicar of three parishes in the City of London. He enjoys seeing friends, opera, reading biography & walking.

Mr Geoffrey Edwards – Church of England

Geoffrey Edwards was a primary headteacher before becoming an adviser for Church of England schools. Now ‘retired’ he finds he less free time than when he was in ‘paid employment’!

Rev Mary Hawes – Church of England

The Revd Mary Hawes is the National Children & Youth Adviser for the Church of England based at Church House in the Education Office, and also serves as an assistant priest in a south London parish.

Oliver RossRev Oliver Ross – Church of England

Oliver is Rector of St Olave Hart St. and Guild Vicar of both St Katharine Leadenhall St and St Margaret Pattens in the City. He is area dean to the City where he has been for the last 10 years. Oliver is married to Lizzi who is a choreographer and they have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Oliver enjoys teaching art history in Rome and Byzantium; he also likes wild swimming, opera and the cinema; he is interested in Church Growth and Planting.

Rev Derek Lindfield – United Reformed Church

Rev Jacky Storey – Baptist Church

Peter SheasbyRev Peter Sheasby – Methodist Church

The Revd. Peter Sheasby studied Theology at Manchester and began his ministry in Leeds. He later served in Halifax, around Ilkley and Preston before his current appointment at Retford in Nottinghamshire. He is married to Chris who is a published author of prayers and they have one daughter Anna. Peter’s father David was the previous Methodist Trustee.

Rev Peter Sheasby is also The Clerk

c/o Lord Wharton Charity Trustees
50 Hallcroft Road
Nottinghamshire, DN22 7LB

For further details, please contact us on 01777 702573 or

Treasurer – Mr Andrew McMurtrie