Lord Lieutenant of Avon

The Lord Lieutenant of the County of Avon from the creation of the county on 1 April 1974 to its abolition in 1996 was Colonel Sir John Vernon Wills, 4th Baronet, TD, FRICS, JP. He subsequently became Lord Lieutenant of Somerset.


  • Sainty, J. C. "Lord-Lieutenants of Counties (England & Wales) 1974-2005". Retrieved 7 June 2008.[permanent dead link]