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High Sheriffs of West Sussex since 1974

Below is a list of all High Sheriffs of West Sussex since 1974; before that date there was one High Sheriff for the whole of Sussex — see Historic list of High Sheriffs 1086-1974.

    Year High Sheriff
1974-1975 Wing Commander C H 'Buster' Briggs, DFC, DL
1975-1976 Mr Donald D Scott
1976-1977 Mr David S W Blacker, DL
1977-1978 Mr Geoffrey M Cresswell-Wall
1978-1979 Mr Peter M Luttman-Johnson
1979-1980 The Hon Henry E Boscawen
1980-1981 Mr Leslie Langmead
1981-1982 Mr David I Bosanquet
1982-1983 Mr Peter Langmead, OBE
1983-1984 Mr Edward J F Green
1984-1985 Major General John Cowley, CB, DL
1985-1986 Major General Sir Philip Ward, KCVO, CBE, DL
1986-1987 Mr James F Godman-Dorington
1987-1988 Mr David Hopkinson, DL
1988-1989 Mr Ronald C Langmead
1989-1990 Mr John R B Morgan-Grenville, DL
1990-1991 Mr David W Bowerman, JP, DL
1991-1992 Mr Michael D Sugden, JP
1992-1993 Mr Jeremy F E Smith, DL
1993-1994 Mr R Harry Goring, DL
1994-1995 Mr Peter Longley, OBE, DL
1995-1996 Mr Hugh R Wyatt, DL
1996-1997 Mr John Knight, DL
1997-1998 Col Sir Brian Barttelot, Bt., OBE, DL
1998-1999 Mr Brian Trafford, DL
1999-2000 Mrs Judith Buckland, MBE, DL
2000-2001 Mr Robin R Loder
2001-2002 Mr Graham G Ferguson, DL
2002-2003 Mr Mark W Burrell, DL
2003-2004 Major Mark F H Scrase-Dickins CMG, DL
2004-2005 Mr Roger Reed, DL
2005-2006 Mr Gordon Tregear, DL
2006-2007 Mr Charles Fraser
2007-2008 Mr Colin Field, DL
2008-2009 Sir Richard Kleinwort, Bt, DL
2009-2010 Mr Simon Knight, DL
2010-2011 Mrs Elizabeth Bennett, DL
2011-2012 Mr David Tupper, DL
2012-2013 Mr Andrewjohn Stephenson Clarke
2013-2014 Mr Patrick Burgess, OBE DL
2014-2015 Mr Jonathan Lucas
2015-2016 Mrs D L A Patterson
2016–2017 Mr Mark Spofforth OBE
2017–2018 The Lady Emma Barnard
2018–2019 Mrs Caroline Nicholls DL (in nomination)
2018–2019 Mrs D Irwin-Clark (in nomination)