Saving the Assizes - a new home for the Wiltshire Museum

Trust and Trustees

The Devizes Assize Court Trust is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with the aims of 

  • preserving buildings of architectural and historical interest
  • education in arts, culture and history through maintaining a museum


The Trustees are:

  • The Marquis of Lansdowne, Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice (Chair)
  • Mr John Bush
  • Mr Nicholas Elliott
  • Baroness Jane Scott
  • Councillor Laura Mayes
  • Mr Robert Hunt-Grubbe
  • Sir John Nutting
  • Mr Martin Nye


The following support the work of the Trust:

  • David Dawson
  • Colin Johns
  • Jean Potter
  • Tanya Williams

The Charity

The Charity was established in February 2018. More details are available on the Charity Commission website.

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