Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of the County Palatine of Chester. Since 1689, all Lords Lieutenant have also been Custos Rotulorum of Cheshire.

Lord Lieutenants of Cheshire[edit]

Lord Lieutenant From Until
Edward, Earl of Derby 1569 1572
Henry, Earl of Derby 1572 25 September 1593
vacant
William, Earl of Derby
jointly with James, Earl of Derby
21 December 1607
12 December 1626
1642
1642
William, Viscount Saye and Sele 1642 (Parliamentarian)
Interregnum 1649–1660
Charles, Earl of Derby
jointly with William, Lord Brereton
30 July 1660
19 July 1662
21 December 1672
April 1664
John, Earl of Bridgewater 24 January 1673 1676
William, Earl of Derby 11 May 1676 8 August 1687
William, Marquess of Powis 28 February 1688 1688
William, Earl of Derby 17 October 1688 23 December 1688
Henry, Earl of Warrington 12 April 1689 2 January 1694
vacant 1694–1695
Richard, Earl Rivers 11 May 1695 1703
Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley 16 June 1703 April 1713
Other, Earl of Plymouth 4 September 1713 1714
Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley 21 October 1714 18 January 1725
George, Earl of Cholomondeley 7 April 1725 7 May 1733
George, Earl of Cholmondeley 14 June 1733 10 June 1770
George, Earl of Cholmondeley 19 July 1770 May 1783
George, Earl of Stamford 29 May 1783 23 May 1819
George, Earl of Stamford 24 June 1819 26 April 1845
Richard, Marquess of Westminster 20 May 1845 1867
William, Lord Egerton 29 January 1868 21 February 1883
Hugh, Duke of Westminster 31 March 1883 22 December 1899
Wilbraham, Earl Egerton 21 March 1900 1905
Hugh, Duke of Westminster 19 December 1905 1920
Sir William Bromley-Davenport 15 April 1920 1949
Philip, Viscount Leverhulme 6 September 1949 1990
William Arthur Bromley-Davenport 2 August 1990 7 March 2010[1]
Thomas David Briggs 7 March 2010 present

Vice Lieutenants[edit]

Deputy Lieutenants[edit]

References[edit]

  • J.C. Sainty (1970). "Lieutenancies of Counties, 1585–1642". Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research (Special Supplement No. 8). 
  • J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd. 
  • thepeerage.com — Darryl Lundy
  1. ^ London Gazette, issue no.52237, 8 August 1990.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27398. p. 392. 17 January 1902.
  3. ^ a b The London Gazette: no. 27290. p. 1500. 1 March 1901. Retrieved 15-10-2012.

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