"Alderman Alison Gowman, a Liveryman of our Company, was recently elected to take office as a Sheriff of the City from the end of September. We send her our very best wishes and look forward to supporting her in her shrieval year. I’m sure you will have seen past sheriffs on ceremonial occasions and may have assumed that their chains of office, like our own Master’s, are passed on from one sheriff to the next, but this is not the case. Each sheriff creates their own new chain, representing their background, interests and achievements. We hope that some of you will wish to participate in the custom of presenting the chain to the new sheriff. ..."
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