Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire. Since 1689, all Lords Lieutenant have also been Custos Rotulorum of Oxfordshire.

Name Post-nominals Date of appointment End Date
The 1st Duke of Suffolk KG 1545 1545
The 1st Marquess of Northampton KG 1552 1553
Sir Richard Blount 1559 1561
Sir Francis Knollys KG 1565 1565
The 1st Baron Norreys KG 17 September 1586 27 June 1601
Sir Francis Knollys KG 12 September 1586 19 July 1596
The 1st Earl of Banbury KG, PC 4 November 1596 25 May 1632
The 1st Earl of Berkshire 26 March 1628 1642
The 1st Viscount Saye and Sele 1642 1642
The 4th Viscount Falkland 17 July 1660 2 April 1663
The 1st Earl of Clarendon 19 June 1663 11 March 1668
The 2nd Viscount Saye and Sele 11 March 1668 15 March 1674
The 1st Earl of Abingdon 1 April 1674 21 November 1687
The 1st Earl of Lichfield 5 December 1687 3 May 1689
The 1st Earl of Abingdon 3 May 1689 15 May 1697
The 1st Baron Wharton PC 15 May 1697 11 June 1702
The 2nd Earl of Abingdon PC 11 June 1702 8 February 1706
The 1st Duke of Marlborough KG, PC 8 February 1706 17 May 1712
The 2nd Earl of Abingdon PC 17 May 1712 14 October 1715
The 2nd Earl of Godolphin PC 14 October 1715 26 January 1739
The 3rd Duke of Marlborough KG, PC 26 January 1739 20 October 1758
The 4th Duke of Marlborough KG, PC, FRS 21 March 1760 29 January 1817
The 4th Earl of Macclesfield PC 10 May 1817 20 March 1842
The 6th Duke of Marlborough 22 April 1842 1 July 1857
The 7th Duke of Marlborough KG, PC 25 August 1857 4 July 1883
Sir Henry Dashwood, 5th Baronet 17 August 1883 23 June 1887
The 7th Earl of Jersey GCB, GCMG, PC, JP 23 June 1887 31 May 1915
The 9th Duke of Marlborough KG, TD, PC 3 August 1915 30 June 1934
The 1st Baron Bicester KG, TD, PC 15 August 1934 26 November 1954
The 7th Earl of Macclesfield 26 November 1954 28 May 1963
Sir John Thomson KBE, TD 28 May 1963 2 January 1980
Sir Ashley Ponsonby, 2nd Baronet 2 January 1980 20 March 1996[1]
Sir Hugo Brunner KCVO, JP 20 March 1996 31 August 2008[2]
Tim Stevenson OBE 31 August 2008 Present[3]

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.
  • Oxfordshire History

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