High Sheriff of West Yorkshire

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The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire is a current High Sheriff title which has existed since 1974, the holder is changed annually every March.[1] For around 1,000 years the entire area of Yorkshire was covered by a single High Sheriff of Yorkshire. After the Local Government Act 1972 the title was split to cover several newly created counties, including West Yorkshire.

Below is a list of the sheriffs.[1]

List of High Sheriffs[edit]

  • 1974-1975 Sir William Peter Bulmer
  • 1975-1976 George Francis Lane Fox
  • 1976-1977 Michael Edmund Lyon
  • 1977-1978 David Gaunt
  • 1978-1979 John Malcoln Barr
  • 1979-1980 Stephen Gerald Beaumont
  • 1980-1981 Robert German Owthwaite
  • 1981-1982 Charles Miller Fenton
  • 1982-1983 David Fearnley
  • 1983-1984 Elizabeth Mary Whitaker
  • 1984-1985 Stuart Alan Barr
  • 1985-1986 John Lyles
  • 1986-1987 Yvonne Brenda Jackson
  • 1987-1988 George Cooke Armitage
  • 1988-1989 John Richard Marshall Roscoe
  • 1989-1990 Victor Hugo Watson
  • 1990-1991 Peter John Dixon Marshall
  • 1991-1992 Israel Arnold Ziff
  • 1992-1993 David Humphrey Boyle
  • 1993-1994 Geoffrey Flockton Armitage
  • 1994-1995 Charles Wilfred David Sutcliffe
  • 1995-1996 Edward Neil Pullan
  • 1996-1997 John Stephen Behrens
  • 1997-1998 Frederick Thomas Benson Jowitt
  • 1998-1999 John James Edward Brennan
  • 1999-2000 Peter Arthur Hillard Hartley
  • 2000-2001 Frank Ramsey Fenton
  • 2001-2002 John Stoddart-Scott
  • 2002-2003 John D Jackson
  • 2003-2004 Patrick Dent
  • 2004-2005 James Barker
  • 2005-2006 Tim Hare
  • 2006-2007 Roger Frank Dixon Marshall
  • 2007-2008 Gay Hartley
  • 2008-2009 Roger G Bowers
  • 2009-2010 Jeremy John Burton
  • 2010-2011 Richard Robert Clough
  • 2011-2012 A E Grant Esq OBE

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Omerod, W.M. (2000). The Lord Lieutenants & High Sheriffs of Yorkshire 1066-2000. Department of History of the University of York. ISBN 1-871647-74-6. 

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