Patrons and Governors

Patron and Presidents

Royal Patrons since 1815

1815    Edward, Duke of Kent
1817    Augustus, Duke of Sussex
1819    Victoria, Duchess of Kent
1819    King Leopold I of Belgium
1821    The King of Hanover
1822    Frederick, Duke of York
1823    King George IV
1826    Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
1826    King William IV
1837    Queen Victoria
1843    The Prince Consort
1856    King Edward VII
1870    Queen Alexandra
1910    King George V
1936    King George VI
1951    Queen Elizabeth II

Joint Presidents

Viscount Bridgeman
G Nissen CBE
P Mitford-Slade OBE
I Plenderleith CBE 
D Barnett
M Wheeler CBE

Vice Presidents

John Andrewes Mark Loveday
Imogen Barker

Rae Lyster

Peter Barton Geoff Martin
David Blomfield Val McKenna
The Rt. Hon. Virginia Bottomley Andy Merry
Dave Brown Roger Mew
The Hon. Julian Byng Anne Noakes
David Caddy Bridget O'Brien-Twohig
Jonathan Davie Anne Overstall
Michael Dobson Teehan Page
Roger Fidgen  Lord Howard Of Penrith
James Flecker Steve Poole
Mike Grenier Luke Ponsonby
Tim Guinness Stuart Popham
David Harvey JP Hugh Priestley
Chris Hawkins David Prince
Justyn Herbert Paul Reed 
Christopher Holdsworth Hunt John Rogers
Sir David Howard Bt Derek Riches
David Jarrett Ron Stewart
Sir Brian Jenkins GBE Nigel Taunt
Sir John Kemp-Welch Julian Tregoning
Michael Kirkwood CMG Peter Verstage
Angela Knight CBE The Earl of Verulam
  Andy Wotton


Appeal Presidents since the year 2000

2023 Hugh Priestley
2022 Oliver Stocken CBE
2021 Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone PC DL
2020 Derek Riches
2019 The Hon David Laws
2018 David Barnett
2017 Michael Dobson 
2016 Angela Knight CBE
2015 Michael Kirkwood CMG
2014 Lord Howard of Penrith
2013 Mark Loveday
2012 Peter Barton DL
2011 Jonathan Davie
2010 Hugh Priestley
2009 Sir Brian Jenkins  GBE
2008 Patrick Mitford-Slade OBE
2007 Julian Tregoning
2006 Ian Plenderleith  CBE
2005 Christopher Holdsworth Hunt
2004 Sir David Howard, Bt
2003 Sir John Kemp-Welch
2002 Graham Ross Russell
2001 Timothy Guinness
2000 The Hon. Kevin Pakenham



The Bishop of Guildford

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