Liveryman John Prestage MBE

Company News

It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Liveryman John Prestage MBE of Rochester, Kent, at the age of 85. John had been a member of the Livery since 1987, and was well known in both the Company, and Plumbing world. His last event with the Company was the 2022 Mansion House Banquet.

Please read this tribute to John by Owen O’Neill.

Our thoughts and condolences go to his wife, Ann, and all members of his family.

Read on for the details of John’s funeral.

L-R John Prestage with John Carnaby

The funeral will be held on Monday, 7th August

11am at
United Reform Church
Geddes Place, Bexleyheath DA6 7DJ
3pm at
Thames View Crematorium (for family and close friends)
Gravesend Road, Shorne, Gravesend DA12 3JH

John’s wish for those attending was to wear bright colours.

No flowers, but donations if you wish, to Christian Aid or British Heart Foundation.

Announcing John becoming President of IOP

See also this article from “Plumbing”, CIPHE’s publication as it was then called in 1987: