Make History – Save History with the Shorncliffe Trust

The Shorncliffe Trust are pleased to announce the launch their 2022 Fundraiser Campaign. Today’s launch date of 16th January is significant in the history of Shorncliffe being the anniversary of the death of Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna in 1809. Sir John is recognised as the father of the modern British Army and Shorncliffe its birthplace!

the sir John Moore Library, Shorncliffe

Now you can help ensure his legacy continues, alongside life stories and memories of the men and women who have called Shorncliffe their home.

In supporting the Trust’s aspirations to create a Heritage and Education Centre in the Sir John Moore Library, one of only 4 heritage buildings to remain at Shorncliffe Garrison following redevelopment to create 1200 new homes; you will help Make History and Save History!

Sir John fought his final battle at Corunna, the Trust have a battle ahead of them in raising significant funding to purchase and restore this historic and unique Grade II Listed building and benefit future generations.

If you can help to support the work of the Shorncliffe Trust, please visit the Shorncliffe Trust website to find out more or simply DONATE HERE.

You can also help spread the word and send our message to those in your email address book. Together we can save this amazing and unique building. Simply click the postcard below to share our message to your own network. (You can adapt the message to suit):

If you are in a position to be one of our delivery partners or become a major donor or sponsor enabling this project to come to fruition, then please email our Trustee for Community Engagement, Viv Kenny – email:

The Shorncliffe Trust ‘”Make History – Save History” Registered Charity Number 1152185