Royal Humane Society. Recognising Bravery.

Royal Humane Society

Instituted 1774 and Incorporated by Royal Charter in 1959

Patron:  Her Majesty the Queen

President:  HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy KG GCVO

Registered Charity Number 231469

50/51 Temple Chambers
3/7 Temple Avenue
London EC4Y 0HP
Telephone : 020 7936 2942
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About the Royal Humane Society

The Royal Humane Society is a charity that grants awards for acts of bravery in the saving of human life and, also, for the restoration of life by resuscitation.  Our awards range from bronze, silver and gold medals to Testimonials on Vellum and Parchment, Certificates of Commendation and Resuscitation Certificates.

Officers of the Society


Her Majesty the Queen


Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy KG GCVO

Vice Presidents

His Grace the Duke of Wellington KG LVO OBE MC DL
The Rt. Hon the Lord Mayor of the City of London
Mr Peter Bedford

The committee as at March 2012

Chairman and Honorary Treasurer

Mr Richard Titley

Deputy Chairman

Mr John Grandy

Committee Members
Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Birdwood
Mr Richard Corfield
Colonel Giles Crisp
Mrs Didy Grahame OBE MVO
Mr Mark Dumas
Mr Rupert Novis (Stanhope Gold 1988)
Mrs Jennie Peel
Mrs Lynda Rose MBE
Sir Nigel Southward KCVO
Charles Spicer
The Lady Louisa Spicer
Mr George Staple CB QC
Mr Rupert Uloth
Mr Tom Walduck
Police adviser to the Committee
Mr Simon Ash, Chief Constable, Suffolk Constabulary

(Represented by Inspector Robert Gurney, Hertfordshire Constabulary)


Dick Wilkinson TD

Award Coordinator

Ms Mary Nayler

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