Deputy Lieutenants

Herefordshire currently has 18 Deputy Lieutenants (DL), appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant. They are widely representative of the County in many respects and are appointed 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 Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire is currently Mr Christopher James OBE, DL, who was appointed in 2010. The Lord-Lieutenant chooses one deputy to be Vice Lord-Lieutenant with the Queen approving the appointment.

Current Deputy Lieutenants

Deputy Lieutenants
  Mrs Tamsin Clive DL – appointed 2016
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  Major Patrick Darling DL – appointed 2012
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  Major General Arthur Denaro CBE, DL – appointed 2008
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  Mr Paul Deneen OBE, JP, DL – appointed 2008
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  Mrs Susan Furnival DL – appointed 2016
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  Reverend Prebendary Kay Garlick DL – appointed 2013
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  Mr James Hervey-Bathurst CBE, DL – appointed 2008
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  Mr Nathaniel Hone DL – appointed 2015
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  Mrs Joanna Hilditch DL – appointed 2011
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  Mr William Lindesay DL – appointed 2016
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  Lord Lisvane KCB, DL – appointed 2015
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  Lady McFarlane (Susanna) DL – appointed 2010
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  Colonel Andy Taylor OBE, DL – appointed 2016
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  Mrs Helen Thomas DL – appointed 2011
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  Mrs Karen Usher DL – appointed 2016
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  Rear Admiral Philip Wilcocks CB, DSC, DL – appointed 2013
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 Mr Patrick Wrixon DL – appointed 2016

Retired Lord-Lieutenants

The Dowager Countess of Darnley CVO – 2008-2020

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
Lieutenant General Sir John Foley KCB, OBE, MC, DL – 2006-2014
Sir Thomas Dunne, KG, KCVO – former Lord-Lieutenant – 1977-2008
Dr Philip Ashurst JP, DL – 2005-2013
Mr Lawrence Banks CBE, DL – 2005-2013
General Sir Peter de la Billiere KCB, KBE, DSO, MC, DL – 1993-2009
Major David Davenport CBE, DL – 1974-2009
Mr John Dent JP, DL – 1987-2009
Mrs Jennifer Dereham MBE, DL – 1987-2012
Mrs Susan Harley DL – 2005-2012
Captain Patrick Hazlehurst DL – 1987-1999
Air Vice-Marshal John Price CBE, DL – 1995-2005
Mr Clive Richards OBE, DL – 2005-2012
Mrs Joyce Thomas MBE, DL – 2005-2006