The Cutlers' Company Charitable Trust (No. 224063)

.Background.   On 14 April 2008 the Company combined its Charitable schemes into a new scheme known as The Cutlers’ Company Charitable Trust. 

Object.  The object of the charity is the relief of persons resident in South Yorkshire who are in poverty, hardship or distress.  

Trustees.  The Trustees are drawn from the Members of the Cutlers’ Company.

How to Apply

Distributions normally take place in the summer with decisions being taken in May or Early June.  Successful bids must be for the Sheffield Area (S Postcode) and should match the objects as follows: 

Relief of need, hardship or distress. 

Bids for between £500 and £10,000 will be accepted. 

Bids including a detailed requirement and an amount requested should be with the Secretary to the CCCT by the beginning of May.  His address is as follows: 

Colonel G A Kilburn MBE.

Secretary to the Cutlers’ Company Charitable Trust
Cutlers’ Hall
Church Street
Sheffield S1 1HG

0114 272 8456 or

This year, the Company benefited from a significant donation from the Master Cutler’s Challenge 2016 £30,875.  This allowed total donations from the Combined Company of Cutlers Charitable Trust  and the Sir John Osborn Trust (CCCT and SJO) of £72,800 as shown below. 

Distributions took place at two ceremonies in the Cutlers Hall in late June which allowed many of the 40 recipients to collect cheques but also to meet other small charities in the area.

* Donations requested by the Master Cutler

Charity Donation
Paces Artisans £1,000
Reach South Sheffield £500
Restore £1,000
St Wilfred’s Centre £1,000
Action for Elders £1,200
Support Dogs £2,000
Sheffield Family Holiday Fund £1,000
The Ethel Trust £1,000
St Vincent de Paul £1,000
Manor Community Transport £1,000
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice £4,000
YMCA White Rose £1,000
Lost Chord £1,000
Cathedral Archer Project £2,000
Whirlow Hall  Farm Trust £2,500
Sheffield Mencap and Gateway £2,000
Cavendish Cancer Care £2,000
Fare Share South Yorkshire £3,000
Stocksbridge Community Care Group £1,000
Longley 4G New Parent Support £1,000
Aurora £1,000
SAFE@LAST £2,000
Asbergers Children and Carers Together £1,000
South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association £1,000
Galeed Datic Trust £1,000
Amy's House * £1,000
Brathay Trust * £1,000
Total £38,200.00



























 Master Cutler, 2016-2017


.Richard Edwards has been elected Master Cutler for 2016-2017. He was installed on Tuesday, 4 October, in a ceremony in the Cutlers' Hall.  This was followed by a service at Sheffield's Cathedral, which is just across the road from the Cutlers' Hall.


Useful Links


The Manufacturing Forum

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

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Some Cutlery Manufacturers

Here is a list of some manufacturers of cutlery and silverware in the Sheffield area. This is for information only and is not an endorsement by the Company.

List of some manufacturers