Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire

Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire. From 1750, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Wiltshire.

Lord Lieutenants of Wiltshire

*William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke 1551 – 17 March 1570
*Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke 1570 – 15 January 1601
*Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford 24 April 16016 April 1621
*William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke 14 April 162110 April 1630
*Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke 12 August 1630 – 1642
*William Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford 10 July 166024 October 1660
*Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton 21 February 166116 May 1667
*Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon 18 June 16672 April 1668
*Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex 2 April 166822 August 1672
*John Seymour, 4th Duke of Somerset 22 August 167229 April 1675
*Philip Herbert, 7th Earl of Pembroke 20 May 167529 August 1683
*Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke 11 October 168322 January 1733 "jointly with"
*William Paston, 2nd Earl of Yarmouth 22 March 168816 May 1689
*Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke 24 August 17339 January 1750
*Hon. Robert Sawyer Herbert 20 March 17503 April 1756
*Henry Herbert, 10th Earl of Pembroke 3 April 175622 March 1780
*Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury 22 March 17808 April 1782
*Henry Herbert, 10th Earl of Pembroke 8 April 178226 January 1794
*George Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke 21 March 179426 October 1827
*Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne 23 November 182731 January 1863
*George Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury 25 March 18636 January 1878
*Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor 18 March 187811 March 1889
*John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath 1 April 188920 April 1896
*Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne 1 June 18963 March 1920
*Walter Long, 1st Viscount Long 3 March 192026 September 1924
*Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 6th Earl of Radnor 22 December 192426 June 1930
*Sir Ernest Wills, 3rd Baronet 7 October 19304 May 1942
*Evelyn Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset 4 May 194226 April 1954
*Sidney Herbert, 16th Earl of Pembroke 7 September 195416 March 1969
*John Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale 26 August 196917 December 1981
*Sir Hugh Trefusis Brassey 17 December 198115 December 1989 ["London Gazette", issue no.48831, December 22, 1981]
*Sir Roland Gibbs 15 December 19895 July 1996 ["London Gazette", issue no. 51973, December 21, 1989]
*Lt-Gen. Sir Maurice Johnston 5 July 199610 November 2004 ["London Gazette", issue no. 54463, July 11, 1996]
*John Bush 10 November 2004 – present ["London Gazette", issue no. 57490, December 9, 2004]


*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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