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.cite book | last = Omerod | first =W.M. | | title =The Lord Lieutenants & High Sheriffs of Yorkshire 1066-2000| publisher =Department of History of the University of York| date = 2000 | url =http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/index.php?product_id=423| isbn = 1871647746] For around 1,000 years the entire area of Yorkshire was covered by a single High Sheriff of Yorkshire. After the Local Government Act 1972 the title was split to cover several newly created counties, including West Yorkshire.

Below is a list of the sheriffs.cite book | last = Omerod | first =W.M. | | title =The Lord Lieutenants & High Sheriffs of Yorkshire 1066-2000| publisher =Department of History of the University of York| date =2000 | url =http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/index.php?product_id=423| isbn = 1871647746]

List of High Sheriffs

* 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 Gay Hartley
* 2007-2008 Julia J Peers
* 2008-2009 Roger G Bowers

References

External links

* [http://www.highsheriffs.com/SHR02.HTM HighSheriffs.com]
* [http://www.highsheriffs.com/Counties/WestYorkshire.htm High Sheriff of West Yorkshire]


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