Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire

Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire

This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire. Since 1778, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Caernarvonshire. The post was abolished on 31 March 1974 and replaced with that of Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd.

Lord Lieutenants of Caernarvonshire to 1974

*"see Lord Lieutenant of Wales" before 1694"
*Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury 31 May 169410 March 1696
*Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield 10 March 16965 November 1701
*William Stanley, 9th Earl of Derby 18 June 17025 November 1702
*Hugh Cholmondeley, 1st Earl of Cholmondeley 2 December 17024 September 1713
*Other Windsor, 2nd Earl of Plymouth 4 September 171321 October 1714
*Hugh Cholmondeley, 1st Earl of Cholmondeley 21 October 171418 January 1725
*George Cholmondeley, 2nd Earl of Cholmondeley 7 April 17257 May 1733
*George Cholmondeley, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley 14 June 173325 October 1760
*Thomas Wynn, 1st Baron Newborough 4 July 176127 December 1781
*Thomas Bulkeley, 7th Viscount Bulkeley 27 December 17813 June 1822
*Thomas Assheton Smith 18 July 182212 May 1828
*Peter Drummond-Burrell, 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby 25 November 18287 March 1851
*Sir Richard Williams-Bulkeley, 10th Baronet 7 March 185114 September 1866
*Edward Douglas-Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn 14 September 186631 March 1886
*John Ernest Greaves 17 May 18865 September 1933
*Hugh Douglas-Pennant, 4th Baron Penrhyn 5 September 19339 April 1941
*Sir William Wynne-Finch 9 April 194127 January 1960
*Sir Michael Duff, 3rd Baronet 27 January 196031 March 1974


*cite book | author=J.C. Sainty | authorlink=John Sainty | title=List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974 | publisher=Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd | location=London | year=1979

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