Nostell Priory has been in Lord St Oswald’s family for over 350 years. Although the house was passed to the National Trust in 1953, the family still retains occasional use of the Adam Wing and Lord St Oswald takes a keen interest in promoting Nostell Priory.
Lord St Oswald took over the running of Nostell Estate and the associated businesses after the death of his Uncle (the 4th Baron St Oswald) in 1984. Lord St Oswald is particularly proud of the prestigious, award winning, office development at Nostell, which brings good quality employment opportunities to the district.
Lord St Oswald is President and Patron of a number of local charities in the Wakefield district including the Wakefield Hospice, The Royal British Legion, Chippendale Society, Wakefield Family History Society, The Friends of Wakefield Chantry Chapel and the National Mining Museum of England. . He is also the President and a Vice-Chairman of The Yorkshire Society.
Lord St Oswald is married with two grown up children and farms at Nostell, in North Yorkshire and the Appleby Estate in North Lincolnshire.
Year Appointed: 2004
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