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List of Charters Granted

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Year Name
1231 University of Cambridge
1248 University of Oxford
1272 Saddlers Company
1284 Peterhouse, Cambridge
1326 Merchant Taylors Company
1327 Skinners Company
1327 Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London
1327 Goldsmiths Company
1348 Dean and Canons of Windsor
1348 Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
1379 New College, Oxford
1382 Winchester College
1393 Mercers Company
1416 Cutlers Company
1428 Grocers Company
1437 Brewers Company
1437 Vintners Company
1439 Cordwainers Company
1444 Leathersellers Company
1448 Queen’s College of St Margaret and St Bernard, Cambridge
(Commonly known as “Queens’ College, Cambridge”)
1453 Armourers Company
(Now known as “Company of Armourers and Brasiers in the City of London”)
1457 Magdalen College, Oxford
1462 Tallow Chandlers Company
1462 Barbers Company
1463 Ironmongers Company
1471 Dyers Company
1473 Pewterers Company
(Commonly known as “Worshipful Company of Pewterers”)
1474 Corporation of Blacksmith’s of Dublin
1475 St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge
1477 Carpenters Company
1484 The Wax Chandlers Company
(Then called “Master, Wardens and Commonalty of the Art or Mistery of Wax Chandlers” and commonly known as “Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers”)
1496 Jesus College, Cambridge
1501 Plaisterers Company
1501 Coopers Company
1504 Poulters Company
1509 Bakers Company
1512 Brasenose College, Oxford
1517 Corpus Christi College, Oxford
1518 Royal College of Physicians of London
1528 Clothworkers Company
1532 Bristol Grammar School
1536 Corporation of Trinity House – Newcastle upon Tyne
1537 Honourable Artillery Company
1541 Kings School Ely
1542 College of Christ of Brecknock
1542 Magdalene College, Cambridge
1545 King Henry VIII School, Coventry
1545 Warwick School
1547 Trinity College, Cambridge
1547 Norwich School
1547 Bethlem Hospital
1547 Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital
1549 Pembroke College, Cambridge
1550 Sherborne School
1550 The Superintendent and Ministers of the Church of the Germans and other Foreigners of the foundation of Edward VI in the City of London
(Was known as “Strangers Church” and Successor bodies include The Dutch and French Protestant Churches of London)
1551 St. Thomas’s Hospital
1552 Sedbergh School
1552 King Edward VI Grammar School, Stourbridge
1552 King Edwards School at Bath
1552 Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol
1552 Bedford School
1552 King Edwards School, Birmingham
1552 King Edward VI Free Grammar School (King’s School), Macclesfield
(Last Sealed 17/07/2009. Originally called “The Governors of the Possessions, Revenues and Goods of the Free Grammar School of King Edward VI” and now known as “Foundation of Sir John Percyvale in Macclesfield of 1502, refounded by King Edward VI in 1552”)
1553 Giggleswick School
1553 Bridewell Hospital
1553 Christs Hospital
(Now called “Governors of the property of King Edward VI’s hospitals of Christ, Bridewell and St Thomas Apostle”)
1553 King Edward VI Grammar School, Southampton
1553 Tonbridge School
1554 Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall
1555 College of Arms
1555 Muscovy Company
1555 St. John Baptist College, Oxford
1556 Charity of the Priest and Poor of Ginge Petre in the County of Essex
1557 Stationers Company
(Now called “Stationers and Newspapers Makers Company”)
1558 Brentwood School
1560 The Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Westminster
1561 Governor and Supervisors of the Free School and Almshouses of the City of Worcester
(Charter perpetuated by Letters Patent of Queen Victoria 27 April 1843)
1561 Kingston Grammar School, Kingston upon Thames
1561 Broderers Company
1562 St. Olave’s and St. Saviours Grammar School
1563 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Darlington
1565 Exeter College, Oxford
1565 Highgate School
1567 Queen Elizabeth’s Grammer School, Blackburn
1568 Tylers’ and Bricklayers’ Company
1568 Girdlers Company
1570 Joiners Company
1571 Blacksmith’s Company
1571 Harrow School
1571 Jesus College, Oxford
1573 University College, Oxford
1574 Cranbrook School
1574 Queen Elizabeth’s College, Greenwich
1576 Sutton Valence School
1577 Spanish Company
1578 Haberdashers Company
1579 Eastland Company
1579 Turkey Company of London
1581 Painter Stainers Company
1584 Uppingham School
1585 Queen’s College, Oxford
1591 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield
1594 Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
1597 Hospital of St. John the Evangelist and St. Anne in Oakham
1599 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
1600 Royal Grammar School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1600 East India Company
1603 Oriel College, Oxford
1603 Hostmen Company of Freemen of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1603 The Fishmongers’ Company
1603 Bishop Auckland Grammar School
1604 Feltmakers Company
1605 Woodmongers Company
1605 Butchers Company
1605 Gardeners Company
1606 Fruiterers Company
1606 The Drapers’ Company
1605 Curriers Company
(Also known as the “Worshipful Company of Curriers”)
1607 Salters Company
1610 Newfoundland Company
1611 Plumbers Company
1611 Sutton’s Hospital in Charterhouse
1611 Wadham College, Oxford
1611 French Company
1612 Bermuda Company
(Annulled in 1684)
1612 Don Baudains (Jersey)
1613 Honourable Irish Society
1614 Founders Company
1615 Wilson’s Grammar School
1617 Scriveners Company
1617 Society of Apothecaries of London
1619 Dulwich College
1619 New River Company
1621 Brown Bakers Company
1621 Bowyers Company
1622 Starch Makers Company
1624 Pembroke College, Oxford
1626 Upholders Company
1628 Playing Card Makers Company
1629 Spectacle Makers Company
1629 Massachusetts Company
1630 Sion College
1631 Sackville College, East Grinstead
1631 Clockmakers Company
1634 Thomas Parsons’ Charity
1636 Comb Makers Company
1636 Pinmakers Company
1637 Gunmakers Company
1638 Horners Company
1638 Soap Makers Company
1638 Distillers Company
1638 Glaziers Company
1638 Glovers Company
1639 Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks
1656 Needlemakers Company
1657 Frame Work Knitters Company
1661 Glass Sellers Company
1662 Royal African Company
1662 New England Company
1662 Royal Society
1662 Bradford Grammar School
1663 Cooks Company
1663 Innholders Company
1664 Canary Company
1664 Royal Scottish Corporation
1664 Hat-Band Makers Company
1666 Broadweavers and Clothiers Company of Coventry
1670 Wheelwrights Company
1670 Hudsons Bay Company
1670 Pattenmakers Company
1670 Tin Plate Workers Company
1672 Trinity House in Kingston-upon-Hull
1674 Master, Wardens, Assistants and Commonalty of the Company of Farryers of London
(Now called “Worshipful Company of Farriers”)
1677 Coachmakers Company
1677 Masons Company
1678 Charity for Relief of the Poor Widows and Children of Clergymen
(Commonly known as “Sons and Friends of the Clergy”)
1681 Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh
1685 The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond
1693 Gold and Silver Wyre Drawer’s Company
1694 Bank of England
1701 Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
(Then called “United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel” and now called “The United Society”)
1703 Tanners Company of Bermondsey
1704 The Royal Company of Archers
1704 Company of the Mine Adventurers of England
1704 Queen Anne’s Bounty
1706 Grey Coat Hospital in Tothill Fields of the Foundation of Queen Anne
1706 Amicable Society for a perpetual Assurance Office
1707 Weavers Company
1707 Charitable Corporation for the relief of the Industrious Poor
1709 Fanmakers Company
1709 Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge
1711 Blanket Weavers in Witney, Oxfordshire
1711 South Sea Company
1711 Loriners Company
1714 Worcester College, Oxford
1718 Greenwich Hospital
(Dissolved by Act of Parliament 22 May 1829)
1718 The Governor and Directors of the Hospital for Poor French Protestants and their Descendants Residing in Great Britain
(Known as “The French Hospital”)
1719 Music Society for Carrying on Operas and other entertainments
1720 London Assurance
1720 Royal Exchange Assurance
1723 Chelsea Waterworks Company
1724 Equivalent Company
1727 Royal Bank of Scotland Ltd
1729 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Halifax
1729 Company for working Mines etc. in Scotland
1739 Foundling Hospital
(Now called “Thomas Coram Foundation for Children”)
1740 Hertford College, Oxford
1741 Charity for the Relief of the Widows and Children of the Clergy of Norwich and Norfolk
(Surrendered on 25 July 2007)
1742 Charity for the Relief of the Widows and Children of the Clergy of Suffolk
1742 Orphan Hospital and Workhouse at Edinburgh
1746 British Linen Bank
1747 Governors of the Charity for the relief of the poor Widows and Orphans of Beneficed Clergymen or having Curacys in the County of Essex the Deanery of Braughing and Archdeaconry of St. Albans, County of Hertford and Diocese of London
(Dissolved by the Essex and Herts Clergy Charity Scheme Confirmation Act 1917)
1748 Excise Incorporation in Scotland
1750 Society of the Free British Fishery
1751 Society of Antiquaries of London
1758 London Hospital
1765 Society of Artists of Great Britain
1765 Bethel Hospital, Norwich
1773 Carron Company
1768 College of Doctors of Law
1773 Royal Medical Society
1774 Society of Advocates in Aberdeen
1781 Governors of the possessions etc. of the Free Chapel of Hindon within the parish of East Knoyle, Wiltshire
1783 Royal Society of Edinburgh
1783 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
1783 Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland
1783 Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures
1786 Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures
1787 Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland
1790 Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain
1791 Glasgow Royal Infirmary
1792 Society for the Benefit of Sons and Daughters of the Clergy of the Church of Scotland
1793 Inverness Royal Academy
1793 Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture and Internal Improvement
1794 Christian Faith Society
1796 Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glagow
1797 Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland
1797 Corporation of the Trinity House of Leith
1798 Commercial Buildings Company of Dublin
(The Company received a Court Order to wind up on 26th July 1938)
1798 Naval Knights of Windsor of the foundation of Samuel Travers Esq.
(Dissolved by Naval Knights of Windsor (Dissolution) Act 1892)
1798 Ayr Academy
1800 Royal Institution of Great Britain
1800 Royal College of Surgeons of England
1800 Sierra Leone Company
1800 Downing College, Cambridge
1801 James Gillespie’s Hospital and Free School
1802 Linnean Society of London
1802 University of King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1807 London Institution for the Advancement of Literature and Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1807 Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary
1809 Tain Royal Academy
1808 Commercial Buildings Company of Cork
(The Company was wound up by Order of the Court on 26th April 1948)
1809 Royal Horticultural Society
1812 Gaslight and Coke Company
(Company dissolved 1st May 1949)
1813 Greenock Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures
(Now called “Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce”)
1817 National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church throughout England and Wales
(Then called “The National Society (Church of England) for Promoting Religious Education” and now called “The National Society (Church of England and Church in Wales) for the Promotion of Education”)
1818 Royal Edinburgh Public Dispensary
1818 The Royal Literary Fund
1819 Dundee Royal Infirmary
1820 Faculty of Procurators and Solicitors in Dundee
1821 Royal Incorporation of Hutchesons’ Hospital in the City of Glasgow
1821 McGill University, Montreal
1821 Liverpool Royal Institution
1824 North British Insurance Company
1824 Edinburgh Academy
1824 Royal Asiatic Society
1824 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society
1824 Australian Agricultural Company
1824 Glasgow Royal Mental Hospital
1825 Geological Society of London
1825 Incorporated British, Irish and Colonial Silk Company
1825 The Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom
1825 Van Diemen’s Land Company
1826 West India Company
1826 University Life Assurance Society
1826 Canada Company
1827 University of Toronto
1827 Society for the management and distribution of the Artists Fund
1827 London Portable Gas Company
1828 Saint David’s College
(Then called “St. David’s University College Lampeter” and then called “The University of Wales, Lampeter.” Now called “University of Wales: Trinity Saint David”)
1828 Institution of Civil Engineers
1828 Plymouth Union Bath Compnay
1829 Zoological Society of London
1829 King’s College London
(Annulled by King’s College London Act 1882)
1829 Haytor Granite Mining Company
1830 General Lying in Hospital
1830 Schaw Bequest
1830 Directors of the Dundee Orphanage Trust
(Now called “The Directors of the Carolina House Trust”)
1830 Royal Academy of Music
1830 Mauritius Bank
1831 Royal Astronomical Society
1831 United General Gas Company
1831 Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd
1832 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1832 Cambridge Philosophical Society
1834 New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company
1834 British American Land Company
1834 Wearmouth Dock Company
1834 Royal Medical and Chirugical Society of London
(Now called “Royal Society of Medicine”)
1834 Society for the illustration and encouragement of Practical Science
1836 The Society of Licensed Victuallers
(Now called “Licensed Trade Charity”)
1836 University of London
1836 University College, London
1836 Colonial Bank
1837 The Institute of British Architects
(Now called “The Royal Institute of British Architects”)
1837 University of Durham
1837 Company of Stationers of Glasgow
1837 Millar and Peadie’s School
1838 Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society
(Charter was repealed by Section 3 of the Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society’s Act 1902)
1838 Royal Naval Benevolent Society
1838 The Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
(Now called “The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture”)
1838 Polytechnic Institution
1839 Royal Botanic Society of London
1839 Insurance Company of Scotland
1839 Mauritius Commercial Bank
1839 Royal Mail Steam Packet Company
1840 Royal Agricultural Society of England
1840 Bank of British North America
1840 Pacific Steam Navigation Company
1840 Society of Solicitors of Banffshire
1840 Bank of Ceylon
1840 Australian Trust Company
1840 West India Bank
1840 The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
1841 New Zealand Company
1841 Bank of Australasia
(Charter surrendered 1951)
1841 Life Association of Scotland
1841 Murdoch’s Boys’ School
1841 Queens University at Kingston, Ontario
1842 McLachlan’s Free School
1842 Artists’ General Benevolent Institution
1842 Licensed Victuallers Asylum
1842 British Plate Glass Company( Granted for one year)
1843 Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
(Now called “Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain”)
1843 Queens College, Birmingham
1844 Ionian Bank
1844 The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
1844 Irish Reproductive Loan Fund Institution
1845 Law Society
1845 Marlborough College
1845 Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada
(Now called “Toronto and London Investment Company Ltd”)
1845 Agricultural College, Cirencester
1845 Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings of the Industrious Classes
(Now called “Metropolitan Property Association”)
1845 Preston Banking Company
1845 Queen’s University, Belfast
1845 Smyrna Bank
1846 Trust Company
1846 British Whale and Seal Fishery Company
1846 General Mining Association (Nova Scotia and Cape Breton)
1846 Art Union of London
1846 British West India Company
1846 Exchange Bank of Scotland
1847 Royal Society of British Artists
1847 Southern and Western Mining Company of Ireland
1847 Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. (Royal Society of Arts)
1847 India and Australia Mail Steam Packet Company
1847 Eastern Archipelago Company
1847 Great Southern and Eastern Steam Packet Company
1847 Valentia Slab Company in Ireland
1847 South Australian Banking Company
1847 General Screw Steam Shipping Company
1847 Association for the Promotion of Fine Arts in Scotland
1848 Royal Irish Fisheries Company
1848 Southern Whale Fishery Company
1848 Governesses Benevolent Institution
(Then called “School Mistresses and Governesses Benevolent Institution.” Merged with “The Teaching Staff Trust” on 31st March 2017)
1848 Missionary College of Saint Augustine Canterbury
(Now called “St Augustine’s Foundation”)
1848 Chemical Society
(Merged with The Royal Institute of Chemistry to be called “The Royal Society of Chemistry” on 19th March 1980)
1848 Irish Amelioration Society
1848 The College of Preceptors
(Then called “The College of Teachers” and now called “The Chartered College of Teaching”)
1849 Warneford Lunatic Asylum (Oxford)
1849 Canterbury Association for Founding a Settlement in New Zealand
1849 Royal British Bank
1849 Banbury Banking Company
1850 Royal Panopticon of Science and Art
1850 Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851
1850 Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes
(Now called “1830 Housing Society”)
1850 Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
1851 British and Irish Peat Company
1851 Submarine Telegraph Company
(Then called “Submarine Telegraph Company between Great Britain and the Continent of Europe”)
1851 Educational Institute of Scotland
1851 Eastern Steam Navigation Company
1851 Oriental Bank Corporation
1851 Great Peat Working Company of Ireland
1851 South American and General Steam Navigation Company
1851 Falkland Islands Company
1851 Leith Chamber of Commerce
1852 University of Trinity College, Toronto, Ontario
1852 Laval University, Quebec
1852 Irish Beet Sugar Company
1852 West of Ireland Land Investment Company
1852 Colonial Gold Company
1852 Australian Royal Mail Steam Navigation Company
1852 Irish Land Company
1852 English and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company
1852 General Theatrical Fund Association
(Now called “The Royal Theatrical Fund”)
1852 Irish Submarine Telegraph Company
1852 English Company for Working Mines in Ireland
1852 Australasian Gold Mining Company
1852 Port Philip and Colonial Gold Mining Company
1852 President and Managers of the Infirmary of Aberdeen
1852 African Steam Ship Company
1852 Liverpool and Australian Navigation Company
1852 Australasian Pacific Mail Steam Packet Company
1852 London Chartered Bank of Australia
1852 Liverpool and African Screw Steam Carrying Company
1852 English, Scottish and Australian Chartered Bank
1852 Crystal Palace Company
1853 Bishops University, Lennoxville, Quebec
1853 Wellington College
1853 Bucks and Oxon Union Bank
1853 Australian Direct Steam Navigation Company via Panana
1853 British Telegraph Company
1853 East Indian Iron Company
1853 Council and Committee of Queen’s College
(Now called “Queen’s College London”)
1853 International Telegraph Company
1853 Friend of the Clergy
1853 Chartered Bank of Asia
1853 Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China
(Now called “Standard Chartered Bank”)
1854 Marylebone Association for Improving the Dwellings of the Industrious Classes
1854 City of Worcester Association for Building Dwellings for the Labouring Classes
1854 Society of Accountants in Edinburgh
(Now called “Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland”)
1854 London and Eastern Banking Corporation
1855 Institute of Accountants and Actuaries in Glasgow
1855 Australian Mining Company
1855 Manchester and Salford Baths and Laundries Company
1855 Bank of London
1855 Colonial Fibre Company
1855 City Bank
1855 Salopian Society for Improving the Dwellings of the Industrious Classes
1855 The South Australian Company
(Charter surrendered on 8th December 1950)
1855 President and Managers of the Aberdeen Asylum for the Blind
1855 Bank of Egypt
1856 Unity Joint Stoke Mutual Banking Association
1856 Ottoman Bank
1856 Western Bank of London
1856 London and Paris Joint Stock Bank
1857 Society of Procurators and Solicitors in the City and Country of Perth
1857 Hospital for Women
1857 Agra and United Service Bank
1857 Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London and China
1858 University of Sydney
1859 University of Melborne
1859 Royal Geographical Society
1859 Royal Dramatic College
1859 Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm Journeymen Tailors
1859 National Benevolent Institution, founded by the late Peter Herve
(Now called “National Benevolent Charity”)
1859 High School of Dundee
1860 Royal United Service Institution
1860 Royal National Life Boat Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck
(Now called “The Royal National Lifeboat Institution”)
1860 London and South African Bank
1861 Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1862
1861 Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
1861 Glasgow Art Union
1862 Bank of British Columbia
(Part of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce since 1961)
1862 Salisbury Infirmary
1862 Asylum for Idiots
(Then called “Royal Earlswood Institution for Mental Defectives”)
1862 Saint Andrew’s College, Bradfield
1864 Commercial Bank Corporation of India and the East
1864 Asiatic Banking Corporation
1864 Dundee Chamber of Commerce
(Now called “Dundee and Tayside Chamber of Commerce and Industry”)
1864 Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
1864 Society for Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men
1864 Natal Native Trust
1864 Department of Science and Art
1864 Friend of the Clergy
1864 The Albert Middle Class College in Suffolk.
(Commonly known as “Framlingham College” and also known as “Albert Memorial College”)
1864 Haileybury College
(Now called “Haileybury and Imperial Service College”)
1864 Printers’ Pension, Almshouse and Orphan Asylum Corporation
(Then called “Printers’ Charitable Corporation” and now called “The Printing Charity”)
1865 Meteorological Society
(Now called “Royal Meteorological Society”)
1866 Glasgow Magdalene Institution
1866 Corporation for Middle Class Education in the Metropolis an the Suburbs thereof
1866 Microscopical Society
(Now called “Royal Microscopical Society”)
1866 Corporation of the Hall of Arts and Sciences (Royal Albert Hall)
1867 Preceptor, Patrons and Directors of Baillie’s Institution in Glasgow
1867 Society of Accountants in Aberdeen
1867 Poor Clergy Relief Society
1867 Association for the Protection of Commercial Interests as respects Wrecked and Damaged Property
(Now called “Salvage Association.” Charter surrendered on 12th December 2012)
1868 Crossley Orphan Home and School
(Now called “Crossley and Porter Orphan Home and School”)
1868 Faculty of Actuaries in Scotland
(Merged with Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Charter surrendered on 21st July 2010)
1870 Keble College, Oxford
1871 Incorporated Lay Body of the Church of England in Jamaica
1875 Royal Veterinary College
1875 Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum
1876 University of New Zealand
1876 North England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
1877 Clifton College
1877 University of the Cape of Good Hope
(Now called “University of South Africa”)
1880 Victoria University
(Then called “Victoria University of Manchester” and now called “The University of Manchester”)
1880 Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
1881 University of Adelaide
1881 Surveyors Institution
(Now called “Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors”)
1881 South Wales Institute of Engineers
1881 University College, Liverpool
1881 British North Borneo Company
(Charter surrendered 1st March 1954)
1881 The Presbyterian Theological Facility, Ireland
(Sealed 29th October 1881)
1882 Selwyn College, Cambridge
1882 Royal Colonial Institute
(Now called “Royal Commonwealth Society”)
1883 Royal College of Music
1883 Charing Cross Hospital
1883 Incorporated Society of Law Agents in Scotland
(Now called “Scottish Law Agents Society”)
1884 St. Paul’s Hostel, Cambridge
1884 Institute of Actuaries
(Now called “Institute and Faculty of Actuaries”)
1884 University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire
(Now called “Cardiff University”)
1884 Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
1884 Royal National Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest on the separate or Cottage principle
1885 University College of North Wales
(Then called “University of Wales, Bangor” and now called “University of Bangor”)
1885 Queen Charlotte’s Lying in Hospital
(Now called “Queen Charlotte Maternity Hospital”)
1885 The Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland
1885 Entomological Society of London
(Now called “Royal Entomological Society of London”)
1885 Colonial and Indian Exhibition Commissioners 1886
1886 Princess Helena College
1886 National African Company
1887 Royal Statistical Society
1888 Trustees of the Buchanan Bequest
1888 Corporation of the Church House
1888 Imperial Institute of the United Kingdom, the Colonies, and India and the Isles of the British Seas
1888 Grand Priory of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England
(Now called “Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem”)
1888 Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland
1888 Imperial British East Africa Company
1889 Royal Historical Society
1889 University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
(Now called “Aberystwyth University”)
1889 Manchester Whitworth Institute
1889 Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Institute for Nurses
(Now called “Queen’s Nursing Institute”)
1889 Imperial Bank of Persia
(Then called “British Bank of the Middle East” and now called “HSBC Bank Middle East”)
1889 British South Africa Company
1890 The Institute of Journalists
(Now called “The Chartered Institute of Journalists”)
1890 National Rifle Association
1890 The Corporation of Rossall School
1890 St. Peter’s College, Radley
1890 Newspaper Press Fund
1890 Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital
1891 Royal Provident Fund for Sea Fishermen
1891 Chartered Institute of Patent Agents
1892 Royal Free Hospital
1892 Governors of the Buchanan Retreat
1893 Royal British Nurses Association
1893 University of Wales
1893 Royal College of Organists
1894 West London Hospital
1895 National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
1897 Queen Victoria Clergy Fund
1897 Library Association
(Now called “Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals”)
1898 Corporation of the Cranleigh and Bramley Schools
1898 Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada
1898 Royal Blind Ayslum and School, Edinburgh
1899 League of Mercy
(Charter surrendered on 11th June 1947)
1899 St. Andrew’s Ambulance Association
1899 Grand Antiquity Society of Glasgow
1899 Iron and Steel Institute
1899 British Home and Hospital for Incurables
1900 University of Birmingham
1900 City and Guilds of London Institute
1900 Great Northern Central Hospital
sup>(Now called “Royal Northern Hospital”)
1900 Governors of the Peabody Donation Fund
1902 Carnegie Trustees for the Universities of Scotland
(Charter revoked on 30th July 1958. New Charter granted on 25th April 1978)
1902 British Academy for the Promotion of Historical, Philosophical and Philological Studies
1902 Weavers Society of Anderston
1902 Chartered Institute of Secretaries of Joint Stock Companies and other Public Bodies
(Then called “Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.” Now called “The Chartered Governance Institute”)
1902 Royal Economic Society
1903 Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Incurables
1903 Royal Society for Home Relief to Incurables, Edinburgh
1903 Victoria University of Manchester
(Now called “University of Manchester”)
1903 University of Liverpool
1903 Chartered Society of Queen Square
(Charter surrendered)
1903 University College of Nottingham
(Now called “University of Nottingham”)
1904 Royal Numismatic Society
1904 University of Leeds
1904 West India Committee
1904 British Cotton Growing Association
1904 Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
1905 University of Sheffield
1905 Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
1905 Liverpool Royal Infirmary
1906 British and Foreign School Society
1906 Institute of Directors
1906 Hull Royal Infirmary
1907 Royal Warrant Holders Association
1907 National Museum of Wales
1907 National Library of Wales
1907 Society of Chemical Industry
1907 Imperial College of Science and Technology
(Now called “Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine”)
1907 Royal Society of South Africa
1908 British Red Cross Society
1908 Bedford College for Women
(Now called “Royal Holloway and Bedford New College.” Now governed by Royal Holloway and Bedford New College Act 1985)
1909 University of Bristol
1909 Royal British Colonial Society of Artists
1910 Cancer Hospital (Free)
(Now called “Royal Marsden Hospital”)
1910 Association of Deacons of the Fourteen Incorporated Trades of Glasgow
1910 Institution of Naval Architects
(Now called “Royal Institution of Naval Architects”)
1911 Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association
1911 Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers
(Now called “Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers”)
1911 Boy Scouts Association
(Now called “The Scout Association”)
1912 Chartered Insurance Institute
1912 King Edward the Seventh Welsh National Memorial Association
1912 British School at Rome
1912 King Edward VII Sanatorium
1913 Paton Trust
1913 Faculty of Surveyors of Scotland
1913 Zoological Society of Scotland
(Now called “Royal Zoological Society of Scotland”)
1913 Royal Asylum of Montrose
1913 Montrose Royal Infirmary
1914 Liverpool Merchants Guild
1915 The Institution of Mining Engineers
(Merged with “The Institute of Mining and Metallurgy” on 19th May 1998)
1915 The Institution of Mining and Metallurgy
(Merged with “Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining” on 26th June 2002)
1915 University of Tasmania
1916 School of Oriental Studies, London Institution
(Now called “School of Oriental and African Studies”)
1916 The Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves
1916 Imperial Trust for the encouragement of Scientific and Industrial Research
1917 Newnham College, Cambridge
1917 British Trade Corporation
1917 Imperial War Graves Commission
(Now called “Commonwealth War Graves Commission”)
1917 Carnegie United Kingdom Trustees
1917 Queen Mary’s Hospital for the East End
1919 Carnegie Dunfermline and Hero Fund Trustees
1919 Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow
1919 Representative Body of the Church in Wales
1919 Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau
1919 Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables, Putney
(Now called “Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability”)
1919 Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
1919 University College of Swansea
(Now called “Swansea University”)
1919 King George’s Fund for Sailors
1919 Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund
1920 Leicester Royal Infirmary
1920 Medical Research Council
1920 Forestry Commissioners
1920 Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom
1920 Chartered Society of Massage and Medical Gymnastics
(Now called “Chartered Society of Physiotherapy”)
1920 Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
1920 St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington
1921 United Services Fund
(Charter surrendered on 24th February 1948)
1921 Officers Association
1921 Medical College of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City of London
1921 Institution of Electrical Engineers
(“Merged in 2005 with “The Institution of Incorporated Engineers” and “The Institution of Electrical Engineers” to become “The Institution of Engineering and Technology”)
1921 Empire Forestry Association
(Now called “Commonwealth Forestry Association”)
1921 Empire Cotton Growing Corporation
(Then called “Cotton Research Corporation”)
1921 Institute of British Foundrymen
(Now called “Institute of Cast Metals Engineers”)
1921 Royal Liverpool Seamen’s Orphan Institution
1922 Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children
1922 Royal Victoria College, Montreal
1922 Over-Seas League
(Now called “Royal Over-Seas League”)
1922 Royal Naval Benevolent Trust (Grand Fleet and Kindred Funds)
1922 Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
(Now called “Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland”)
1922 St. John’s Foundation School
(Now called “St John’s School Foundation”)
1922 The Law Society of Northern Ireland
1922 The College of Estate Management
(Now called “University College of Estate Management”)
1922 Toc H (Incorporated)
(Now called “Toc H”)
1922 Girl Guides Association
(Now called “The Guide Association”)
1923 Institution of Royal Engineers
1923 British Institute of Florence
1923 Royal Manchester College of Music
1923 Confederation of British Industry
1923 Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Hospital
1923 Cardiff Royal Infirmary
1923 Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital
1923 Dover College
1924 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1924 Royal Life Saving Society
1924 Girton College, Cambridge
1925 Textile Institute
1925 British Legion
(Now called “Royal British Legion”)
1925 League of Nations Union
1925 London Playing Fields Society
1925 Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
(Then called “Royal Shakespeare Theatre” and now called “Royal Shakespeare Company”)
1925 The Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association
(Now called “The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association – Forces Help”)
1926 University of Reading
1926 Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
(Now called “Lady Margaret College, Oxford”)
1926 St. Hilda’s College, Oxford
1926 Birkbeck College
1926 Royal Medico-Psychological Association
(Now called “Royal College of Psychiatrists”)
1926 Somerville College, Oxford
1926 Royal Masonic Institution for Boys
(Charter surrendered on 22nd June 1988)
1926 The Mothers Union
1926 Royal Institute of International Affairs
1926 St. Hugh’s College, Oxford
1926 Institute of Transport
(Now called “Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport”)
1926 Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture
(Sealed on 23rd November 1926. Charter surrendered on 27th February 1961. Merged with University of the West Indies in 1962)
1926 British Broadcasting Corporation
1926 National Police Fund
1928 National Association of Colliery Managers
1928 British Association for the Advancement of Science
1928 Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
1928 College of Nursing
(Now called “Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom”)
1928 Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee
1928 London Homoeopathic Hospital
(Now called “Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital”)
1928 National Art-Collection Fund
1928 Malvern College
1929 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
1929 Howard Leopold Davis Scholarships Trust
1929 British Engineering Standards Association
(Now called “British Standards Institution”)
1929 Land Agent’s Society
1929 Indian Church Trustees
1929 Institution of Gas Engineers
1929 National Radium Trust
1929 Institute of Hygiene
1929 King George Hospital at Ilford
1930 Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland
(Now called “The Royal Society for the Support of Women of Scotland”)
1930 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
1930 King Edwards VII’s Hospital for Officers Sister Agnes Founder
(Now called “King Edward VIII’s Hospital (Sister Agnes)”)
1930 Honourable Company of Master Mariners
1930 Oundle School
1930 East Ham Memorial Hospital
1930 Welsh National School of Medicine
(Then called “University of Wales College of Medicine.” Boody then merged with “University of Wales, Cardiff” under the University of Wales, Cardiff Act 2004)
1931 Imperial Service College
1931 National Central Library
1931 Agricultural Research Council
(Now called “Agricultural & Food Research Council”)
1931 British Postgraduate Medical School
(Now called “Royal Postgraduate Medical School”)
1931 Glasgow Fishmongers Company
1931 Australian Chemical Institute
(Now called “Royal Australian Chemical Institute”)
1931 Royal Seamen’s Pension Fund
1932 Universities China Committee in London
1932 National Playing Fields Association
1933 Institute of Marine Engineers
1933 London Library
1933 The Governors of Westfield College London
(Then called “Westfield College, University of London.” Charter surrendered on 2nd August 1989)
1933 Company of Newspaper Makers
1934 Institution of Structural Engineers
1934 Queen Mary College
(Charter surrendered on 2nd August 1989)
1934 City of London Maternity Hospital
1935 Cheltenham Ladies College
1935 The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
1935 Institution of Engineers (India)
1935 Royal Academy of Dancing
(Now called “Royal Academy of Dance”)
1936 Children’s Aid Society
1937 Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
1937 General Infirmary at Leeds
1938 Institution of Engineers Australia
1938 Institution of Automobile Engineers
1938 London (Royal Free Hospital) School of Medicine for Women
(Now called “Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine”)
1938 Roedean School
1939 National Association of Boy’s Clubs
1939 Imperial Cancer Research Fund
1940 British Council
1941 Australian Red Cross Society
1946 King’s School, Canterbury
1946 Worshipful Company of Carmen
1946 The Arts Council of Great Britain
(In 994, split into: “The Arts Council of England,” “Scottish Arts Council” and “Arts Council of Wales”)
1946 Institute of Fuel
1947 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
1947 British Postgraduate Medical Federation
1947 Scottish National War Memorial Trustees
1947 Officers Families Fund
1947 Auctioneers’ and Estate Agents’ Institute
1948 University of Nottingham
1948 Wye College
1948 Institution of Municipal Engineers
1948 British and Foreign Bible Society
1948 Royal Aeronautical Society
1948 University College of the West Indies
(Sealed on 5th January 1949. Then merged with University of the West Indies in 1962)
1949 Nature Conservancy
1949 The National Institute for the Blind
(Then called “Royal National Institute for the Blind” then “Royal National Institute of the Blind.” Now called “Royal National Institute of Blind People”)
1949 University College of North Staffordshire
(Now called “University of Keele”)
1949 Railway Benevolent Institution
1950 Royal Alfred Merchant Seamen’s Society
(Now called “Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society”)
1950 Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust
1950 Standards Association of Australia
1950 National Oceanographic Council
1950 University College of Leicester
(Now called “University of Leicester”)
1950 Worshipful Company of Musicians
1950 Campbell College, Belfast
1951 Ceylon Red Cross Society
(Sealed on 27th November 1951. Now called “Sri Lanka Red Cross Society”)
1951 Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion
(Sealed on 5th December 1951)
1952 University of Southampton
(Sealed on 29th April 1952)
1952 School of Pharmacy, University of London
(Sealed on 7th May 1952. Charter then surrendered on 17th October 2012)
1952 St. Anne’s College, Oxford
(Sealed on 19th May 1952)
1952 Royal Masonic Institution for Girls
(Sealed on 25th August 1952. Charter surrendered on 22nd June 1988)
1952 Principal and Governors of Queen Elizabeth College
(Sealed on 12th January 1953. Merged with Kings College London in 1985)
1952 Royal Air Forces Association
(Sealed on 20th January 1953)
1953 The Warden and Fellows of St Antony’s College in the University of Oxford
(Also known as St Antony’s College in the University of Oxford)
1953 Faculty of Radiologists
(Now called “Royal College of Radiologists”)
1954 Australian Academy of Science
1954 University of Hull
1954 Royal Naval Association
1954 Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford
1955 University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
1955 Cuddesdon Theological College
(Now called “Ripon College Cuddesdon”)
1955 Seafarers Education Service
1955 Manchester College of Science and Technology
(Then called “University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.” Now called “University of Manchester”)
1955 Company of Farmers of the City of London
1955 Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1955 University of Exeter
1956 Royal Ballet
1957 St. Edmund Hall, Oxford
1957 Institution of Chemical Engineers
1957 University of Leicester
1957 City of London Solicitor’s Company
1957 English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth
1958 British Institute of Radiology
1958 Nuffield College Oxford
1958 National Institute for Research in Nuclear Science
1958 Institute of Municipal Treasurers and Accountants
(Now called “Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy”)
1958 Royal Humane Society
1959 Town Planning Institute
(Now called “Royal Town Planning Institute”)
1959 Fourah Bay College – The University College of Sierra Leone
1960 National Army Museum
1960 Churchill College, Cambridge
1960 Westcott House, Cambridge
1961 University of Sussex
1961 British Institution of Radio Engineers
(Now called “Institute of Electronic and Radio Engineers”)
1961 Royal Archaeological Institute
1961 St. Peter’s College, Oxford
1961 University of Keele
1961 Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters
1962 University of the West Indies
1962 Magistrates Association
1962 Library Association of Australia
1963 Society of Dyers and Colourists
1963 Royal Society of St. George
1963 Association of Commonwealth Universities
1963 University of York
1963 St. Catherine’s College, Oxford
1963 Animal Health Trust
1963 University of East Anglia
1963 University of Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland
(Now called “University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland”)
1964 Institution of Production Engineers
(Now called “Institution of Manufacturing Engineers”)
1964 University of Strathclyde
1964 Liverpool Medical Institution
1964 University of Lancaster
1964 Council for National Academic Awards
1964 University of Kent at Canterbury
(Last sealed on 4th October 2010. Now called “The University of Kent”)
1964 University of Essex
1965 University of Warwick
1965 Science Research Council
(Now called “Science and Engineering Research Council”)
1965 British Psychological Society
1965 Natural Environment Research Council
(Charter revoked by “The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2018”)
1965 Council of Engineering Institutions
1965 London Mathematical Society
1965 The Social Science Research Council
(Then called “The Economic and Social Research Council.” Charter revoked by “The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2018”)
1966 Heriot-Watt University
1966 Loughborough University of Technology
1966 University of Aston in Birmingham
1966 City University
(Now called “City, University of London”)
1966 Brunel University
(Now called “Brunel University London”)
1966 University of Surrey
1966 Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
1966 University of Bradford
1966 Bath University of Technology
(Now called “University of Bath”)
1967 University of Salford
1967 University of Dundee
1967 Royal College of Art
1967 Australian Boy Scouts Association
1967 Institution of Radio and Electronic Engineers, Australia
1967 University of Stirling
1967 The University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology
1968 The Royal African Society
1969 Open University
1969 The Australian Academy of the Humanities for the Advancement of Scholarship in Language, Literature, History, Philosophy and the Fine Arts
1969 The Australian Institute of Building
(Sealed on 7th October 1969)
1969 The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
1969 The Cranfield Institute of Technology
(Now called “Cranfield University”)
1969 The Royal College of Pathologists
1970 The Jockey Club (incorporating the National Hunt Committee)
1970 The University of the South Pacific
1970 The New University of Ulster
(Merged with Ulster Polytechnic; reincorporated as University of Ulster on 31st July 1984)
1970 The Institute of Physics
1971 Heythrop College
1971 Chelsea College, University of London
1971 The Sports Council
(In 1996 split to become “The United Kingdom Sports Council” and “The English Sports Council”)
1971 The Scottish Sports Council
(Also known as “sportscoltand”)
1971 The Sports Council for Wales
1972 New Hall, Cambridge
(Last sealed on 14th June 2011. Now called Murray Edwards College)
1972 The Royal College of General Practitioners
1973 Anglo-German Foundation for the study of Industrial Society
(Expired 4th December 2009)
1974 The Association of Certified Accountants
(Then called “Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.” Now called “Association of Chartered Certified Accountants”)
1975 The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants
(Now called “The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants”)
1975 The Institution of Metallurgists
(Then called “Institute of Metals” and then “Institute of Materials.” Now called “The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining”)
1975 The Institute of Measurement and Control
1975 The College of Law
(Now called “The Legal Education Foundation”)
1976 The Chartered Institution of Building Services
(Now called “The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers”)
1976 The Design Council
1976 The Society of Industrial Artists and Designers
(Now called “The Chartered Society of Designers”)
1976 The Master and Fellows of Darwin College in the University of Cambridge
(Commonly known as “Darwin College, Cambridge”)
1976 The Institute of Bankers in Scotland
(The called “The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland.” Now called “Chartered Banker Institute”)
1976 Wolfson College, Cambridge
1977 University College, London
1978 Carnegie Trustees for the Universities of Scotland
(Original Charter of 11th June 1902 revoked on 30th July 1958)
1979 The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
1979 The Chartered Building Societies Institute
(Charter surrendered on 11th June 2008)
1979 The Institute of Biology
(Now called “The Royal Society of Biology”)
1980 King’s College London (University of London)
1980 The Royal Society of Chemistry
(An amalgamation between Royal Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Society)
1980 The Chartered Institute of Building
1981 The President and Fellows of Wolfson College in the University of Oxford
(Commonly known as “Wolfson College, Oxford”)
1981 The Engineering Council
(Then called “Engineering Council (UK).” Now called “The Engineering Council”)
1982 The Institute of Chartered Foresters
1982 Crafts Council
1983 The University of Buckingham
1983 The Fellowship of Engineering
(Now called “The Royal Academy of Engineering”)
1983 The British Film Institute
1984 The Industrial Society
(The called “The Work Foundation.” Now part of Lancaster University since October 2010. No longer a chartered body)
1984 The Institute of Housing
(Now called “Chartered Institute of Housing”)
1984 The Institution of Environmental Health Officers
(Now called “Chartered Institute of Environmental Health”)
1984 University of Ulster
(see entry at 1970 (The New University of Ulster) for further information)
1984 The British Computer Society
1984 The President and Fellows of Clare Hall in the University of Cambridge
(Commonly known as “Clare Hall, Cambridge”)
1984 The Warden and Fellows of Robinson College in the University of Cambridge
(Commonly known as “Robinson College, in the University of Cambridge”)
1986 The Principal and Fellows of Linacre College in the University of Oxford
(Commonly known as “Linacre College, Oxford”)
1986 London Business School
1986 Museums and Galleries Commission
(Charter surrendered on 12th July 2000)
1987 The Chartered Institute of Bankers
(The called “Chartered Institute of Bankers” then “IFS School of Finance” then “IFS University College.” Now called “The London Institute of Banking & Finance”)
1987 Institute of Education, University of London
( Charter Surrendered 9th December 2015)
1988 The College of Ophthalmologists
(Now called “The Royal College of Ophthalmologists”)
1988 Motability
1989 The Chartered Institute of Marketing
1989 Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
(Now called “Queen Mary University of London”)
1989 The Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind
1989 Goldsmiths’ College
(Commonly known as “Goldsmiths’ College, University of London”)
1990 Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
1990 The Royal Star and Garter Homes for Disabled Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen
(Now called “The Royal Star & Garter Homes”)
1991 The Henley Management College
(Charter surrendered 16/3/2011)
1992 Royal College of Anaesthetists
1992 The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
(Now called “The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply”)
1993 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
(Sealed on 29th March 1994. Charter revoked by “The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2018”)
1993 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
(Sealed on 29th April 1994. Charter revoked by “The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2018”)
1993 Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
(Charter surrendered on 14th November 2007)
1994 The Arts Council of England
1994 The Scottish Arts Council
(Charter revoked by the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010)
1994 The Arts Council of Wales
(Sealed on 30th March 1994)
1994 The Institute of Taxation
(Now called “The Chartered Institute of Taxation”)
1994 The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
1994 Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Council
(Charter surrendered)
1995 The Principal and Fellows of Mansfield College in the University of Oxford (Known as Mansfield College, Oxford)
1995 The President, Fellows and Students of Templeton College in the University of Oxford
(Now called “The Principal, Fellows and Students of Green Templeton College in the University of Oxford” and commonly known as “Green Templeton College, Oxford”)
1995 The College of Optometrists
1995 The Principal and Fellows of The Manchester Academy and Harris College in the University of Oxford
(Known as “Manchester College, Oxford”)
1996 English Sports Council
1996 The United Kingdom Sports Council
1996 College of Paediatrics and Child Health
(Now called “Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health”)
1997 The Landscape Institute
(Sealed on 22nd August 1997)
1997 The President and Fellows of Lucy Cavendish College in the University of Cambridge
(Known as “Lucy Cavendish College”)
1998 Historic Royal Palaces
(Sealed on 6th March 1998)
1998 The Master, Fellows and Scholars of St. Edmund’s College in the University of Cambridge
(Sealed on 6th July 1998. Commonly known as “St Edmund’s College, Cambridge”)
1999 The Prince’s Trust
1999 The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
2000 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
2000 The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland
2001 The Institution of Incorporated Engineers
(on 14th December 2005 The Institution of Incorporated Engineers and The Institution of Electrical Engineers merged to become “The Institution of Engineering and Technology”)
2001 Chartered Institution of Wastes Management
2002 Chartered Management Institute
2002 The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
2003 The Science Council
2004 The Worshipful Company of Engineers
2004 The Worshipful Company of Paviors
2004 Society for the Environment
2004 The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain
2004 The Association for Science Education
2004 The Arts and Humanities Research Council
2005 The Chartered Institute of Public Relations
2005 The Worshipful Company of Water Conservators
(Sealed on 1st July 2005)
2005 Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
2005 The Chartered Institute of Linguists
(Sealed on 19th September 2006)
2005 The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
(Sealed on 31st March 2006)
2005 The Institution of Engineering and Technology
(On 14 December 2005 The Institution of Incorporated Engineers and The Institution of Electrical Engineers merged to become “The Institution of Engineering and Technology”)
2006 The Chartered Quality Institute
(Sealed on 23rd November 2006)
2006 Elizabeth Phillips Hughes Hall, Cambridge
(Sealed on 22nd February 2007. Commonly known as “Hugh’s Hall, Cambridge”)
2006 English Association
(Sealed on 1st December 2006)
2006 The Historical Association
(Sealed on 15th December 2006)
2006 The Royal Institute of Navigation
(Sealed on 22nd February 2007)
2007 The Technology Strategy Board
(Sealed on 27th March 2007. Charter revoked by “The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2018”)
2007 The Science and Technology Facilities Council
(Sealed on 27th March 2007)
2007 The Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors
(Sealed on 2nd April 2008)
2007 The Worshipful Company of Management Consultants
(Sealed on 4th October 2007)
2007 The Worshipful Company of International Bankers
(Sealed on 10th December 2007)
2007 The Society for Radiological Protection
(Sealed on 10th December 2007)
2007 The College of Emergency Medicine
(Sealed 20th February 2008. Now called “The Royal College of Emergency Medicine”)
2008 The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering
(Sealed on 30th June 2008)
2008 The Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
(Sealed on 24th June 2008)
2008 The Royal Society for Public Health
(Sealed on 23rd October 2008)
2008 The King’s Fund
(Sealed on 4th November 2008)
2009 Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
(Sealed on 2nd September 2009)
2009 The Worshipful Company of Actuaries
(Sealed on 4th September 2009)
2009 The Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers
(Sealed on 9th October 2009)
2009 Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
(Sealed on 9th October 2009)
2009 Worshipful Company of Security Professionals
(Sealed on 15th February 2010)
2009 The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
(Sealed on 7th December 2009)
2009 The Principal, Fellows and Scholars of Homerton College in the University of Cambridge
(Sealed on 11th March 2010. Known as “Homerton College”)
2010 The Worshipful Company of Constructors
(Sealed on 27th April 2010)
2010 The Worshipful Company of Launderers
(Sealed on 17th June 2010)
2010 Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
(Sealed on 24th June 2010)
2010 Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
(Sealed on 16th June 2010)
2010 The Firefighters Memorial Trust
(Sealed on 4th October 2010)
2010 The Worshipful Company of Marketors
(Sealed on 22nd September 2010)
2010 The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners
(Sealed on 18th November 2010)
2010 The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
(Sealed on 11th March 2011)
2011 The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
(Sealed on 24th April 2012)
2011 Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
(Sealed on 5th October 2011)
2011 Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
(Sealed on 6th September 2012)
2011 Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
(Sealed on 20th April 2012)
2011 The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
(Sealed on 30th January 2012)
2011 Institution of Engineering Designers
(Sealed on 30th January 2012)
2012 Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants
(Sealed on 5th September 2012)
2012 The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers
(Sealed on 4th September 2012)
2012 The Association of Corporate Treasurers
(Sealed on 1st November 2012. Came into legal effect on 1st January 2013)
2012 The British Occupational Hygiene Society
(Sealed on 20th December 2012)
2012 The College of Chiropractors
(Sealed on 14th March 2013. Now called “The Royal College of Chiropractors”)
2012 Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
(Sealed on 28th March 2013. Came into legal effect on 1st April 2013)
2012 Marylebone Cricket Club
(Sealed on 10th June 2013. Came into legal effect on 1st July 2013)
2013 The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
(Sealed on 26th July 2013)
2013 Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers
(Sealed on 19th August 2013)
2013 The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales
(Sealed on 6th September 2013)
2013 Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers
(Sealed on 10th October 2013)
2013 The Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors
(Sealed on 2nd December 2013)
2013 The Worshipful Company of World Traders
(Sealed on 19th May 2014)
2013 Chartered Association of Building Engineers
(Sealed on 1st November 2013)
2013 The Chartered Institute of Horticulture
(Sealed on 21st July 2014)
2013 The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
(Sealed on 17th January 2014)
2013 Recognition Panel
(Sealed on 12th December 2013)
2013 The Worshipful Company of Firefighters
(Sealed on 31st Match 2014)
2013 Honourable Company of Air Pilots
(Sealed on 23rd May 2014)
2014 The Chartered Institute for Archaeolologists
(Sealed on 3rd June 2014)
2014 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
(Sealed on 22nd September 2014)
2014 The Worshipful Company of Fuellers
(Sealed on 16th February 2015)
2014 Chartered Trading Standards Institute
(Sealed on 1st April 2015)
2014 Chartered Institute of Credit Management
(Sealed on 31st December 2014. Came into legal effect on 1st January 2015)
2014 The Chartered Association of Business Schools
(Sealed on 1st May 2015)
2015 The Worshipful Company of Insurers
(Sealed on 25th August 2015)
2015 The Chartered Institution for Further Education
(Sealed on 9th October 2015)
2015 Learned Society of Wales
(Sealed on 11th September 2015)
2015 The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising
(Sealed on 13th April 2016)
2016 The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
(Sealed on 17th November 2016)
2016 Association for Project Management
(Sealed on 25th November 2016)
2017 National Citizen Service Trust
(Sealed on 18th September 2017)
2017 Worshipful Company of Educators
(Sealed on 19th January 2018)
2017 Police Roll of Honour Trust
(Sealed on 22nd March 2018)
2018 Worshipful Company of Art Scholars
(Sealed on 1st July 2019)
2018 The Chartered Institute of Information Security
(Sealed on 23rd May 2019)
2019 The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects
(Sealed on 8th August 2019)
2019 Academy of Medical Sciences
(Sealed on 3rd September 2019)
2019 Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
(Sealed on 1st October 2019)

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