Lord Derby became Patron of the Trust in 2009.
Friends and Trustees welcomed Lord Derby and his young family to the site of the excavations searching for the medieval palace/fortress Lathom House in Lathom Park in 2009-the remains of their long-lost ancestral seat.
Pictured L to R: Louise Ward, David Dunn, Elizabeth Hayton, Steve Baldwin,
Lady Henrietta Stanley, Hon. Oliver Stanley, Lord Derby, Lord Edward Stanley,
John Hayton, Susan Dunn, Peter Ferguson, Pam Nanson, Paul Kenyon