Memberships (professional bodies)
Furniture History Society.
Regional Furniture Society.
Society of Decorative Art Curators.
North West Federation of Museums.
Lancashire Curators Group.
Pilkingtons Royal Lancastrian Society.
Studied at Lancaster and Manchester Universities, obtained AMA and FMA.
At Towneley Hall since 1973.
Past president of North West Federation.
On councils of FHS and RFS in the past.
On Registration Panel of MLA until 2007.
At present on North West Council of the National Trust.
Areas of interest / research
Portraits of Towneley family, Charles Townley, Neoclassicism and Grand Tour.
Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture
Decorative arts only.