Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire


Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire. Since 1719, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Worcestershire.

Lord Lieutenants of Worcestershire to 1974

*"see Lord Lieutenant of Wales for pre-Restoration lieutenants"
*"Interregnum"
*Thomas Hickman-Windsor, 7th Baron Windsor 18 July 166017 July 1662
*Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton 17 July 16629 March 1663
*Thomas Hickman-Windsor, 1st Earl of Plymouth 9 March 16633 November 1687
*Francis Smith, 2nd Viscount Carrington 19 November 168716 April 1689
*Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury 16 April 16891 February 1718
*"vacant"
*William Coventry, 5th Earl of Coventry 16 December 171918 March 1751
*George Coventry, 6th Earl of Coventry 7 May 175123 November 1808
*George Coventry, 7th Earl of Coventry 23 November 180826 March 1831
*Thomas Foley, 3rd Baron Foley 23 April 183116 April 1833
*William Lyttelton, 3rd Baron Lyttelton 10 May 183330 April 1837
*Thomas Foley, 4th Baron Foley 19 May 18377 November 1839
*George Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton 7 November 183919 April 1876
*Frederick Lygon, 6th Earl Beauchamp 17 May 187619 February 1891
*George Coventry, 9th Earl of Coventry 19 March 189118 July 1923
*John Lyttelton, 9th Viscount Cobham 18 July 192331 July 1949
*Adm. Sir William Tennant 11 April 195026 July 1963
*Charles Lyttelton, 10th Viscount Cobham 11 December 196331 March 1974

On 31 March 1974 Worcestershire merged with Herefordshire to form the new administrative county of Hereford and Worcester, which also became a new lieutenancy area (see Lord Lieutenant of Hereford and Worcester). After the abolition of Hereford and Worcester in 1998 after only 24 years, the two counties again became two separate administrative counties as well as two separate lieutenancy areas.

Lord Lieutenants of Worcestershire from 1998

*Sir Thomas Dunne 1 April 199827 September 2001
*Michael Brinton 27 September 2001 – present ["London Gazette", issue no.56349, 3 October 2001]

References

*cite book | author=J.C. Sainty | authorlink=John Sainty | title=List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974 | publisher=Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd | location=London | year=1979


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