Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland

This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland. Since 1802, all Lords Lieutenant have also been Custos Rotulorum of Northumberland.

Deputy Lieutenants

Deputy Lieutenants traditionally supported the Lord-Lieutenant. There could be many 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 often retired at age 75.


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  5. "No. 27317". The London Gazette. 24 May 1901. p. 3562.
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