High Sheriff of West Yorkshire

The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire is a current High Sheriff title which has existed since 1974, the holder is changed annually every March.[1] For around 1,000 years the entire area of Yorkshire was covered by a single Sheriff of Yorkshire. After the Local Government Act 1972 the office of Sheriff was changed to High Sheriff and was split to cover several newly created counties, including West Yorkshire.

Below is a list of the high sheriffs for West Yorkshire.[1]

List of High SheriffsEdit

  • 1974-1975 Sir William Peter Bulmer
  • 1975-1976 George Francis Lane Fox
  • 1976-1977 Michael Edmund Lyon
  • 1977-1978 David Gaunt
  • 1978-1979 John Malcoln Barr
  • 1979-1980 Stephen Gerald Beaumont
  • 1980-1981 Robert German Owthwaite
  • 1981-1982 Charles Miller Fenton
  • 1982-1983 David Fearnley
  • 1983-1984 Elizabeth Mary Whitaker
  • 1984-1985 Stuart Alan Barr
  • 1985-1986 John Lyles
  • 1986-1987 Yvonne Brenda Jackson
  • 1987-1988 George Cooke Armitage
  • 1988-1989 John Richard Marshall Roscoe
  • 1989-1990 Victor Hugo Watson
  • 1990-1991 Peter John Dixon Marshall
  • 1991-1992 Israel Arnold Ziff
  • 1992-1993 David Humphrey Boyle
  • 1993-1994 Geoffrey Flockton Armitage
  • 1994-1995 Charles Wilfred David Sutcliffe
  • 1995-1996 Edward Neil Pullan
  • 1996-1997 John Stephen Behrens
  • 1997-1998 Frederick Thomas Benson Jowitt
  • 1998-1999 John James Edward Brennan
  • 1999-2000 Peter Arthur Hillard Hartley
  • 2000-2001 Frank Ramsey Fenton
  • 2001-2002 John Stoddart-Scott
  • 2002-2003 John D Jackson
  • 2003-2004 Patrick Dent
  • 2004-2005 James Barker
  • 2005-2006 Tim Hare
  • 2006-2007 Roger Frank Dixon Marshall
  • 2007-2008 Gay Hartley
  • 2008-2009 Roger G Bowers
  • 2009-2010 Jeremy John Burton
  • 2010-2011 Richard Robert Clough
  • 2011-2012 Anthony E Grant, OBE
  • 2012–2013 Stephen R Davidson [2]
  • 2013–2014 Virginia A Lloyd[2]
  • 2014–2015 The Hon Mrs (Charles) Dent of Ribston Hall[2]
  • 2015–2016 Edmund John Seward Anderson of Leeds[3]
  • 2016–2017 Chris Brown of Sutton in Craven, Keighley[4]
  • 2017–2018 Dr Terry George Bramall[5]
  • 2018–2019 Charles Richard Jackson of Ferrensby, Knaresborough[6]
  • 2019–2020 Paul David Lawrence of Harrogate [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Omerod, W.M. (2000). The Lord Lieutenants & High Sheriffs of Yorkshire 1066-2000. Department of History of the University of York. ISBN 1-871647-74-6.
  2. ^ a b c "West Yorkshire 2014/2015". High Sheriffs association. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  3. ^ "West Yorkshire 2015/2016". High Sheriffs association. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  4. ^ "West Yorkshire 2016/2017". High Sheriffs association. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  5. ^ "West Yorkshire 2017/2018". High Sheriffs association. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  6. ^ "No. 62229". The London Gazette. 15 March 2018. pp. 4814–4814.
  7. ^ "Privy Council Office-APPOINTMENT OF SHERIFFS". London Gazette. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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