About Us

The current Trustees are:

Sir Peter Wallis – retired diplomat – chairman of the Board

Barry Clifton – retired businessman

John Evemy – retired chartered accountant – treasurer

Anthony Gibson – broadcaster

Michael Hill – farmer – former chairman and president of Somerset County Cricket Club

Roy Kerslake – retired solicitor – former captain, chairman and president of Somerset County Cricket Club

Alain Lockyer – sports photographer

Mike Tarr – local artist

Richard Walsh – local sports journalist

David Wood – retired civil servant – secretary to the Board

In addition:

Tony Stedall – co-founder of the museum in 1985 – is President

Charles Clive-Ponsonby-Fane – is the Museum’s Patron

Somerset Cricket Museum Ltd is a registered company limited by guarantee and a Registered Charity. It makes annual returns to Companies House and the Charity Commission.

The charity is administered by a Board of Trustees which is required to operate in accordance with it’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. Briefly stated, the charity should advance the education of the public in the history and development of cricket by establishing a museum for the permanent exhibition and preservation of items of educational and historic value particularly, but not exclusively, of Somerset County Cricket Club.

The President and Patron are both former chairmen of the Board and now have no formal role in the operation of the Museum but offer advice to the Trustees.

The museum has no paid employees and relies entirely on volunteers.

The museum is a member of the Association of Independent Museums, The South West Federation of Museums and Art Galleries, Museums in Somerset, the Association of Cricket Statisticians and the Cricket Heritage Forum.