Ampleforth Society Officials

The first point of contact for all Ampleforth Society members is Lizzie Rohan, Alumni Relations Manager at Ampleforth College. The Ampleforth Society email is & telephone 01439 766400.

Listed below are details of all those involved with the running of the Ampleforth Society. 

Officers of the Ampleforth Society

Abbot Robert Igo OSB

Peter Roberts, Head of Ampleforth College

Head of Development
Emma Craig - 

Fr Richard ffield -


The Trustees

Managing Trustee
The Lord Stafford (C72)

John Charnock (Former Parent)

Holly Ainscough (M09)

Digby Walker (T11)

Richard Tams (J86)


List of previous Secretaries (Kindly provided by Fr Anselm):

Ampleforth Society - Founded under Prior Kearney, 14 July 1875

Secretaries (To 1931 from Minutes Book 1, Archives L43)

1875 John W Pickton c1865, Liverpool

1878 Theodore Froes c1871, Liverpool

1882 Joseph S Hansom c1863, London

1889 George Courtney Wray c1876, London

1892 John Fishwick c1872, Liverpool

1895 Nicholas Cockshute c1878, Preston

1897 Pierce Joseph Tucker c1886, Wolverhampton

1900 John Michael Tucker c1886, London

1920 R Abney Hastings 1910, Ayrshire

1926 G Basil King 1920, Birmingham

1931 CR Simpson 1914, Catterick Camp

1934 GSI Rittner 1923

1941 Dom Oswald Vanheems (1921)

1968 Dom Felix Stephens (H61)

1994 Dom Francis Dobson (D57)

2009 Dom Hugh Lewis-Vivas

2016 Incorporated into the Development Office, position currently held by Lizzie Rohan