Lord Lieutenant of Merionethshire

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This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Merionethshire. After 1762, all Lord Lieutenants were also Custos Rotulorum of Merionethshire. The office was abolished on 31 March 1974, and the area is now covered by the Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd and Lord Lieutenant of Clwyd.

Lord Lieutenants of Merionethshire to 1974

Deputy Lieutenants

Deputy Lieutenants traditionally supported the Lord-Lieutenant. There could be several deputy lieutenants at any time, depending on the population of the county. Their appointment did not terminate with the changing of the Lord-Lieutenant, but they usually retired at age 75.

  • Hugh Beaver Roberts, Esq (1820-1903) April 7, 1863 [1]
  • Romer Williams, Esq. 19 April 1901[2]
  • Lieutenant-Colonel George Frederick Scott 15 May 1901[3]


  1. ^ {The London Gazette page 1940 April 7, 1863}
  2. ^ "No. 27307". The London Gazette. 23 April 1901. p. 2780.
  3. ^ "No. 27314". The London Gazette. 17 May 1901. p. 3382.
  • J.C. Sainty (1970). "Lieutenancies of Counties, 1585–1642". Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research (Special Supplement No. 8).
  • J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd.
  • The Lord-Lieutenants Order 1973 (1973/1754)
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