About the Lieutenancy

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Deputy Lieutenants, Clerk and Officers

Herefordshire currently has 18 Deputy Lieutenants (DLs), appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant.  They are widely representative of the county in many respects and are pointed for their outstanding contribution to the country or the county.  They support the Lord-Lieutenant in performing his duties and represent him at events and functions. This is an entirely voluntary, unpaid role.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant chooses one deputy to be Vice Lord-Lieutenant with The Queen approving the appointment.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant

James hervey bathurst

Mr James Hervey-Bathurst CBE, DL

Appointed 2021


Current Deputy Lieutenants

Mrs Tamsin Clive

Mrs Tamsin Clive DL

Appointed 2016


Patrick darling

Major Patrick Darling DL

Appointed 2012


Major General Arthur Denaro CBE, DL – appointed 2008

Major General Arthur Denaro CBE, DL

Appointed 2008


Mr Paul Deneen OBE, JP, DL

Mr Paul Deneen OBE, JP, DL

Appointed 2008


Mrs Susan Furnival DL

Mrs Susan Furnival DL

Appointed 2016


Reverend prebendary kay garlick

Reverend Prebendary Kay Garlick DL

Appointed 2013


Mr nathaniel hone dl

Mr Nathaniel Hone DL

Appointed 2015

 

Air Commodore Tim Howson 

Appointed 2022                                                  


Mrs joanna hilditch

Mrs Joanna Hilditch DL

Appointed 2011


Mr william lindesay

Mr William Lindesay DL

Appointed 2016


Lord lisvane kcb

Lord Lisvane KCB, DL

Appointed 2015


Lady mcfarlane susanna

Lady McFarlane (Susanna) DL

Appointed 2010


Colonel andy taylor obe

Colonel Andy Taylor OBE, DL

Appointed 2016


Mrs helen thomas dl

Mrs Helen Thomas DL

Appointed 2011


 

Patricia Thomas

Mrs Patricia Thomas DL

Appointed 2022


Mrs Karen Usher DL

Mrs Karen Usher DL

Appointed 2016


Rear admiral philip wilcocks

Rear Admiral Philip Wilcocks CB, DSC, DL

Appointed 2013


Patrick Wrixon

Mr Patrick Wrixon DL

Appointed 2016


Retired Lord-Lieutenants

The Dowager Countess of Darnley CVO, CStJ, JP – 2008-2020
Sir Thomas Dunne, KG, KCVO – 1977-2008

Retired Vice Lord-Lieutenants

Mr Christopher James OBE, DL – 2010 (2014 as V-LL) -2021
Lieutenant General Sir John Foley KCB, OBE, MC, DL – 2005-2014

Retired Deputy Lieutenants

Mr Robert Tabor DL – 2011-2020
Air Vice Marshal Michael Smart OBE, DL – 2005-2017
Mrs Elizabeth Banks CBE, DL – 2008-2016
Major James Hereford MBE, DL – 2008 – 2014
Mrs Jennifer Dereham MBE, DL – 1987-2012
Mrs Susan Harley DL – 2005-2012
General Sir Peter de la Billiere KCB, KBE, DSO, MC, DL – 1993-2009
Mr John Dent JP, DL – 1987-2009
Mrs Joyce Thomas MBE, DL – 2005-2006

 

The work of His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant to Herefordshire is made possible thanks to the help of the Clerk to the Lieutenancy.

The Clerk to the Lieutenancy

The Clerk to the Lieutenancy is Paul Walker the Chief Executive of Herefordshire Council.

Paul Walker

Civic Liaison Officers

 The Lord-Lieutenant is supported by Maxine David and Ceri Charnick, the Civic Liaison Officers, who provide administrative support, enabling requests to be processed.

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Ceri Charnick                               Maxine David

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Email: lieutenancy@herefordshire.gov.uk