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.
- 1974 – 1985: Gerard F Young CBE
- 1985–1996: J Hugh Neill CBE TD
- 1996 – 2003: Richard A Lumley, 12th Earl of Scarbrough
- 2004– 2015: David B Moody CVO
- Current: Andrew J Coombe
Vice Lord Lieutenants
- 1981–1990: Roger Inman ,OBE (mil), MBE(mil), TD.DL
- 1990-1996: Richard A Lumley, 12th Earl of Scarbrough DL
- 1997-2010: Peter W Lee CBE DL
- 2010-2016: Dr R J G Bloomer OBE DL
- Current: John R Holt DL
List of the Lord Lieutenants of the United Kingdom
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