This is a list of those who have held the position of Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire:
The post was created on 1 April 1974, covering the new metropolitan county of South Yorkshire. This area had previously been covered by the West Riding lieutenancy.
There is also one Vice Lord Lieutenant and a host of Deputy Lord Lieutenants.
Vice Lord Lieutenants
- 1981–1990: Roger Inman OBE (mil), (MBE(mil)), TD
- 1990-1996: Richard Aldred Lumley, 12th Earl of Scarbrough
- 1997-2010: Peter W Lee CBE
- Current: Dr R J G Bloomer OBE
- ^ London Gazette, issue no.54363, 4 April 1996
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