To promote and encourage knowledge and interest in design, creation, manufacture, repair, distribution and marketing of footwear and industries associated therewith.
To revive and continue to promote interest in the origins, activities, ordinances, objectives and attainments of the original Cordwainers dissolved in 1808 and revived in 1977.
To establish contacts and exchange information with other Companies or Guilds at home and abroad.
Membership of the Company is open to individuals with a connection to the leather and associated trades.
It is also open to those not connected to leatherwork and footwear, provided they agree to support the Guild, civic life and the Company’s educational and charitable aims.
Please address all communications to the Clerk of The Company of Cordwainers of the City of York