Museum People

The Senhouse Museum Trust

The Trust’s purpose is:
To advance the education of the public regarding the history of the Romano-British period in general and West Cumbria in particular by the establishment and maintenance of a public museum within the civil parish of Maryport;
To exhibit in such a museum the Netherhall Romano-British Collection and any other documents, artefacts or items of interest relating to the Romano-British and of history and archaeology in general and West Cumbria in particular;
To promote research into the Romano-British period in general and West Cumbria in particular and to disseminate and publish the useful results thereof.

The current Trustees are:

  • Professor David Breeze OBE BA PhD FSA Hon FSA Scot FRSE FRSA Hon MIFA (Chair)
  • Professor Ian Carradice BA PhD
  • Professor Maureen Fordham PhD
  • Bill Griffiths BA FSA
  • Rod Grimshaw
  • Geoffrey Hall BA
  • Peter Messenger BSc(Hons) MA DipTP IHBC
  • Rachel Newman BA FSA
  • Pete Wilson BA, PhD FSA FSA Scot MCIfA

  • Treasurer:- Nicolas Randall FCSI

The Trust's patron is Lord Inglewood

Clerk to the Trustees: Ian Caruana MA

Museum Staff

  • Museum Manager: Jane Laskey BA(Hons) MA
  • Museum Assistants: Vanessa O'Donnell BA(Hons), Tim Okins BA(Hons)