Past Presidents

1           1833-34                Benjamin Heywood

2           1834-36                Lieut Col Shaw Kennedy

3           1836-37                Rev Edward Stanley

4           1837-39                Thomas Ashton

5           1839-41                Shakespeare Phillips

6           1841-44                William Langton

7           1844-47                John Robertson MD

8           1847-49                Samuel Robinson

9           1849-50                Henry Houldsworth

10          1850-51                William Nield

11          1851-53                Robert N Philips

12          1853-55                James Heywood

13          1855-57                William Metcalf

14          1857-59                Rev C J Richson MA

15          1859-61                Daniel Noble MD

16          1861-63                Edward Herford

17          1863-65                Alfred Asplan MD

18          1865-67                David Chadwick

6           1867-69                William Langton

19          1869-71                William Stanley Jevons MA

20          1871-73                John Mills

21          1873-75                Dr John Watts

22          1875-77                Thomas Read Wilkinson

23          1877-79                Thomas Dickens

24          1879-81                Elijah Helm

25          1881-83                William Baker

26          1883-84                John Slagg

27          1884-86                Robert Montgomery

28          1886-88                Thomas B Moxon

29          1888-90                Edwin Guthrie

30          1890-92                J E C Munro LL.D

31          1892-94                William Fogg

32          1894-96                W H S Watts

33          1896-98                George H Pownall

34          1898-1900            Rt Rev L C Casartelli DD

35          1900-01                Professor A W Flux MA

36          1901-03                Sir W H Houldsworth Bt

37          1903-05                Frederick Merttens

38          1905-07                Frederick Brocklehurst MA

39          1907-09                James Niven MA MB LL.D

40          1909-11                Sir S J Chapman KBE MA M Com

41          1911-13                Sir Drummond Fraser KBE M Com

42          1913-15                Theodore Gregory MA

43          1915-17                Barnard Ellinger

44          1917-19                V Rev Mgr Anselm Pocock DD

45          1919-21                Sir Christopher T Needham

46          1921-23                Frank Roby

47          1923-25                Professor Henry Clay MA M Com

48          1925-27                W H Goulty

49          1927-29                Sir William Clare Lees OBE JP

50          1929-30                Sir Kenneth D Stewart KBE

51          1930-33                Professor G W Daniels MA M Com

52          1933-35                The Earl of Crawford & Balcarres KT

53          1935-36                A Linney Arnold

54          1936-38                Sir E Raymond Streat KBE

55          1938-40                T S Ashton MA

56          1940-42                R C Reynolds OBE

57          1942-44                L F Behrens M Com JP

58          1944-46                Sir John Hicks FBA

59          1946-48                Sir Kenneth Lee Bt LL.D

60          1948-50                Godfrey W Armitage

61          1950-51                Professor M Polanyi

62          1951-53                Dr F C Toy CBE

63          1953-55                Sir Ralph W Lacey KBE

64          1955-56                Professor W A Lewis PhD

65          1956-58                A H Allman

66          1958-59                Professor E Devons

67          1959-60                Professor M S Bartlett FRS

68          1960-62                L H C Tippett

69          1962-63                H E Wadsworth

70          1963-65                R W Baldwin

71          1965-67                Sir Bruce Williams

72          1967-69                Sir Charles F Carter

73          1969-71                Lord Bowden

74          1971-73                Alfred C Wild

75          1973-75                Professor E V Morgan

76          1975-77                Arthur Duval

77          1977-79                Dr Tom J Lunt

78          1979-81                Dr Wallis Taylor

79          1981-83                Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw

80          1983-85                Richard Harrington

81          1985-87                Alan Roughley

82          1987-89                Professor M J Artis FBA

83          1989-91                John D Ilett

84          1991-93                Professor J Stanley Metcalfe CBE

85          1993-95                Dr Keith Julian

86          1995-97                Professor Brian Robson OBE

87          1997-99                David Buckley

88          1999-2001            Jonathan Aylen

89          2001-03                Paul K Berry

90          2003-05                Professor Luke Georghiou

91          2005-07                Mrs Brenda E Ilett JP

92          2007-09                John Acaster

93          2009-11                Dr Stuart Thompson

94          2011-13                Dr Philip Lund

95          2013-15                Dennis Carter ACIB

96          2015- 17               Dr John Rigby

97          2017-                     Rt Rev Dr David Walker