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Past Lord-Lieutenants of West Sussex & Sussex from 1559

Below is a list of Lord-Lieutenants of Sussex and West Sussex since 1559. From 1974, East and West Sussex  had separate Lord-Lieutenants; before that date there was one Lord-Lieutenant for the whole of Sussex.

Past Lord-Lieutenants of West Sussex
2008 – Mrs Susan Pyper
1999 – 2008 Hugh R Wyatt, CVO
1994 – 1999 Major General Sir Philip Ward, KCVO, CBE
1990 – 1994 Charles Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond and Gordon
1975 – 1990 Lavinia Fitzalan Howard, Duchess of Norfolk
1974 – 1975 Bernard Fitzalan Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk
(NOTE: Previously Lord-Lieutenant of Sussex)
Past Lord-Lieutenants of Sussex (before 1974)
1949 – 1974 Bernard Fitzalan Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk
1917 – 1949 Charles Wyndham, 3rd Lord Leconfield
1905 – 1916 Henry Fitzalan Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk
1892 – 1905 William Neville, 1st Marquis of Abergavennay
1886 – 1892 Henry Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden
1860 – 1886 Henry Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester
1835 – 1860 Charles Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond
1819 – 1835 George O’Brian Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont
1816 – 1819 Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond
1807 – 1816 Charles Howard, 11th Duke of Norfolk
1763 – 1807 Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
1762 – 1763 Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont
1761 – 1762 Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
1757 – 1761 Henry Neville, 2nd Earl of Abergavennay
1754 – 1757 John Ashburnham, 2nd Earl of Ashburnham
1706 – 1750 Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset
1689 – 1706 Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset
1688 Francis Browne, 4th Viscount Montague
1677 – 1688 Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset
Charles Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
1670 – 1677 Richard Saville, 5th Earl of Dorset
Henry Howard, Lord Maltravers
Algernon Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland
Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset
1636 – 1642 Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
Algernon Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland
Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset
1635 Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset
1624 – 1635 Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
1612 – 1624 Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
1608 – 1612 Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham
Richard Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
1586 – 1608 Charles Howard, Lord Howard of Effingham
1585 Charles Howard, Lord Howard of Effingham
William West, Lord de la Warr
Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
1570 Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montague
William West, Lord de la Warr
Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
1569 Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montague
1561 John Lumley, 1st Lord Lumley
1560 Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel
1559 Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

 

 

The former Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex, Hugh Wyatt CVO

Mr Hugh R Wyatt CVO — Mrs Pyper's immediate predecessor