Lord Lieutenant of Cleveland
- 1974–1979: Major Cecil Crosthwaite
- 1979–1981: Colonel John Pounder
- 1981–1996: Richard Chaloner, 3rd Baron Gisborough
With the abolition of the county in 1996, the area to the north of the River Tees was restored to the Lord Lieutenancy of Durham, and the area to the south was ceded to the Lord Lieutenancy of North Yorkshire.
- The London Gazette