Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of the County Palatine of Chester . Since 1689, all Lords Lieutenant have also been Custos Rotulorum of Cheshire.

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Lord Lieutenants of Cheshire

Lord LieutenantFromUntil
Edward, Earl of Derby 15691572
Henry, Earl of Derby 157225 September 1593
vacant
William, Earl of Derby
jointly with James, Earl of Derby
21 December 1607
12 December 1626
1642
1642
William, Viscount Saye and Sele 1642 (Parliamentarian)
Interregnum 16491660
Charles, Earl of Derby
jointly with William, Lord Brereton
30 July 1660
19 July 1662
21 December 1672
April 1664
John, Earl of Bridgewater 24 January 16731676
William, Earl of Derby 11 May 16768 August 1687
William, Marquess of Powis 28 February 16881688
William, Earl of Derby 17 October 168823 December 1688
Henry, Earl of Warrington 12 April 16892 January 1694
vacant 16941695
Richard, Earl Rivers 11 May 16951703
Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley 16 June 1703April 1713
Other, Earl of Plymouth 4 September 17131714
Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley 21 October 171418 January 1725
George, Earl of Cholmondeley 7 April 17257 May 1733
George, Earl of Cholmondeley 14 June 173310 June 1770
George, Earl of Cholmondeley 19 July 1770May 1783
George, Earl of Stamford 29 May 178323 May 1819
George, Earl of Stamford 24 June 181926 April 1845
Richard, Marquess of Westminster 20 May 18451867
William, Lord Egerton 29 January 186821 February 1883
Hugh, Duke of Westminster 31 March 188322 December 1899
Wilbraham, Earl Egerton 19 March 1900 [1] 1905
Hugh, Duke of Westminster 19 December 19051920
Sir William Bromley-Davenport 15 April 19201949
Philip, Viscount Leverhulme 6 September 19491990
William Arthur Bromley-Davenport 2 August 19907 March 2010 [2]
Thomas David Briggs CVO MBE KStJ 7 March 201025 August 2021
Alexis (Lady) Redmond MBE 25 August 2021Present [3]

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References

  1. "No. 27175". The London Gazette . 20 March 1900. p. 1876.
  2. London Gazette, issue no.52237, 8 August 1990.
  3. "Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant of Cheshire". The Cheshire Lieutenancy. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  4. "No. 27398". The London Gazette . 17 January 1902. p. 392.
  5. "No. 32166". The London Gazette . 17 December 1920. p. 12394.
  6. 1 2 "No. 27290". The London Gazette . 1 March 1901. p. 1500.