Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant for the East Riding of Yorkshire. The office was established after the English Restoration in 1660, when a Lord Lieutenant was appointed for each Riding of Yorkshire. Since 1721, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of the East Riding of Yorkshire, and for part of the period also Lieutenatns of the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull. It was abolished on 31 March 1974 with the creation of the county of Humberside, but was re-created upon the abolition of Humberside on 1 April 1996.

Lord Lieutenants of the East Riding of Yorkshire to 1974[edit]

The position was abolished on 31 March 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 and re-established in 1996.

‡His Majesty's Lieutenant of and in the East Riding of the County of York and the Town and County of the Town of Kingston-upon-Hull

† Became Lord Lieutenant of Humberside on 1 April 1974.

Lord Lieutenants of the East Riding of Yorkshire from 1996[edit]

  • Richard Marriott, Esq. CVO TD 1 April 1996 – 19 December 2005[2]
  • [The Hon Mrs Susan Cunliffe-Lister,] 19 December 2005 – present[3]

Deputy Lieutenants[edit]

Deputy Lieutenants traditionally supported the Lord-Lieutenant. There could be several deputy lieutenants at any time, depending on the population of the county. Their appointment did not terminate with the changing of the Lord-Lieutenant, but they usually retired at age 75.

  • Alexander Wentworth Macdonald Bosville, Bt. 22 March 1901 [4]
  • Walter George Raleigh Chichester Constable 23 April 1901[5]
  • Colonel Charles Henry Milburn as Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City and County of Kingston upon Hull, 13 Apr 1915[6]

References[edit]

  • J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd. 
  1. ^ The Historical Register. v. 21. p. 41. 
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 54363. p. 4925. 4 April 1996.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 57850. p. 16656. 28 December 2005.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27301. p. 2300. 2 April 1901.
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27307. p. 2780. 23 April 1901.
  6. ^ Hull History Centre source C DFM/7