High Sheriff of the West Midlands

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The Office of High Sheriff of the West Midlands is the ceremonial position of High Sheriff appointed to the West Midlands, a metropolitan county in central England. The appointment is made by the British monarch by Pricking the Lists. Created in 1974, the office of High Sheriff of the West Midlands has the duty to "protect and assist in upholding the dignity and well being of Her Majesty’s judges and to represent the Queens executive powers in respect of the administration of justice in the county". The Office of High Sheriff is normally awarded to people of stature in the West Midland who have significantly and positively contributed in some way to the county's community either through voluntary work or through commerce or industry.

List of High Sheriffs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 46524. p. 3844. 21 March 1975.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 48919. p. 3496. 12 March 1982.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 51678. p. 3358. 17 March 1989.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 52081. p. 3678. 20 March 1990.
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 53247. p. 4679. 15 March 1993.
  6. ^ The London Gazette: no. 53618. p. 4244. 18 March 1994.
  7. ^ The London Gazette: no. 55792. p. 2988. 16 March 2000.
  8. ^ The London Gazette: no. 57230. p. 3128. 11 March 2004.
  9. ^ The London Gazette: no. 57598. p. 3762. 29 March 2005.
  10. ^ The London Gazette: no. 57921. pp. 3375–3376. 9 March 2006. Retrieved 2007-11-30.
  11. ^ "High Sheriffs' Association". Retrieved 2007-03-02. 
  12. ^ The London Gazette: no. 58266. pp. 3313–3314. 7 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-30.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g "West Midlands 2014/2015". High Sheriffs Association. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  • Whitaker's Almanack, various editions
  • Birmingham Post and Mail Year Book and Who's Who, various editions
  • highsheriffs.com, both current and through archive.org