Writer: Diana Matthews

Diana Matthews

Diana Matthews JP DL has lived in Windermere all her life, as have many generations of her family.  Her grandfather T Cooper Pattinson knew Jack Kitchen (qv), the inventor, very well and the family archive holds material related to him.  She was a trustee and hon archivist of the Windermere Steamboat Museum for some thirty years and was the founding chairman of the Windermere History Society.  From 2013-2014 she was the High Sheriff of Cumbria.