Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire


Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant for Staffordshire. Since 1828, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Staffordshire.

Lord Lieutenants of Staffordshire

*Henry Stafford, 1st Baron Stafford 1559
*George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury 3 July 158518 November 1590
*"vacant"
*Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex 29 February 161217 July 1627
*Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth 17 July 16273 February 1629
*Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex 3 February 1629 – 1642
*"Interregnum"
*Robert Greville, 4th Baron Brooke 13 August 166017 February 1677
*James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth 24 March 167712 December 1679
*Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland 12 December 16792 September 1681
*Charles Talbot, 12th Earl of Shrewsbury 2 September 16812 September 1687
*Robert Shirley, 1st Earl Ferrers 2 September 168719 November 1687
*Walter Aston, 3rd Lord Aston of Forfar 19 November 168721 March 1689
*William Paget, 6th Baron Paget 21 March 168926 February 1713
*Henry Paget, 1st Earl of Uxbridge March 1713 – 28 October 1715
*Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford 28 October 171527 April 1725
*Washington Shirley, 2nd Earl Ferrers 27 April 172514 April 1729
*"vacant"
*Henry Shirley, 3rd Earl Ferrers May 1731 – 23 July 1742
*John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower 23 July 174225 December 1754
*Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford 22 January 175521 October 1799
*George Leveson-Gower, Earl Gower 21 October 17996 June 1801
*Henry Bayly Paget, 1st Earl of Uxbridge 6 June 180113 March 1812
*Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 2nd Earl Talbot 13 April 181213 January 1849
*Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey 3 February 184929 April 1854
*Edward Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton 18 May 18544 May 1863
*Thomas Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield 19 June 186314 July 1871
*Arthur Wrottesley, 3rd Baron Wrottesley 14 July 187118 March 1887
*William Legge, 5th Earl of Dartmouth 18 March 18874 August 1891
*William Legge, 6th Earl of Dartmouth 19 October 18916 May 1927
*John Ryder, 5th Earl of Harrowby 6 May 192718 January 1948
*Harold Wallace-Copeland 18 January 194816 August 1968
*Sir Arthur Bryan 16 August 19686 September 1993
*James Appleton Hawley 6 September 1993 – present ["London Gazette", issue no.53428, September 15 1993]

References

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*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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