Martin Longhurst

Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle

Position within Council

Elected Member – National Treasurer.


Martin saw his first paddle steamers on Lake Lucerne in 1966. He joined the Society in 1971. He became involved with the Save the Lincoln Castle campaign in 1978 and, as a result, was invited to join the then PSPS Central Committee. He became National Treasurer on 22 March 1980.

Martin has also been a volunteer at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway since 1971.

He retired in 2012 after 35 years as an accountant with the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Other Society Positions/Responsibilities

Society appointed Director of Waverley Excursions Ltd 2001 – 2013

Positions held not associated with PSPS

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