Gentleman Usher of the Green Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Green Rod is the Gentleman Usher to the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, established in 1687.

Office Holders from 1714

  • 1714–1761: Sir Thomas Brand
  • 1762–1787: Robert Quarme
  • 1787–1800: Matthew Robert Arnott
  • 1800–1842: Robert Quarme the younger
  • 1842–1884: Frederic Peel Round
  • 1884–1895: Sir Duncan Campbell, 3rd Baronet (1856–1926)
  • 1895–1917: Alan Murray, 6th Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield (1864–1935)[1]
  • 1917–1939: Brig.-Gen. Sir Robert Gordon Gilmour, 1st Baronet (1857–1939)[2]
  • 1939–1953: Colonel Sir North Dalrymple-Hamilton (1883–1953)[3]
  • 1953–1958: Lieut.-Col. Sir Edward Stevenson KCVO MC (1895–1958)[4]
  • 1959–1979: Lieut.-Col. Sir Reginald Graham, 3rd Baronet VC OBE (1892–1980)[5]
  • 1979–1997: Rear Admiral David Dunbar-Nasmith CB DSC (1921–1997)[6]
  • 1997–present: Rear Admiral Christopher Hope Layman CB DSO LVO (born 1938)[7]

References

  • Hallen, Arthur Washington Cornelius; Stevenson, John Horne (April 1897). "The Usher of the Green Rod". The Scottish Antiquary, or, Northern Notes and Queries. XI (44): 170. Retrieved 1 July 2007.
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