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PrimrosePrimrose League Chancellors
1883 - 2000.
Primrose
Year. Chancellor. Year. Chancellor. Year. Chancellor. Year. Chancellor.
1883 Lord Randolph Churchill MP 1884 Earl of Abergavenny 1885 Sir William Hardman MP 1886 Vicount Folkestone
1887 Lord Harris 1888 Lord Harris 1889 Earl Amherst 1890 Earl of Radnor
1891 Lord Borthwick MP 1892 Sir William Marriott MP 1893 Duke of Abercorn 1894 Lord Borthwick
1895 Lord Poltimore 1896 Lord Harris 1897 Lord Glenesk 1898 Duke of Malborough
1899 Duke of Malborough 1900 Viscount Curzon MP 1901 Viscount Curzon MP 1902 Earl of Powis
1903 Lord Willoughby de Eresby 1904 Gerald Loder MP 1905 Duke of Norfolk 1906 Duke of Norfolk
1907 Lord Llangatock 1908 Sir Robert Gresley MP 1909 Lord Desborough 1910 Lord Desborough
1911 Lord Northcote
/ Lord Curzon
1912 Walter Long MP 1913 Walter Long MP 1914 Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
1915 Walter Long MP (acting) 1916 Walter Long MP (acting) 1917 Walter Long MP (acting) 1918 Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
1919 Earl of Clarendon 1920 Earl of Clarendon 1921 Earl of Pembroke 1922 Earl of Pembroke
1923 Earl of Pembroke 1924 Sir W. Joynson-Hicks MP 1925 Duke of Sutherland 1926 Walter Greaves-Lord MP
1927 Walter Greaves-Lord MP 1928 Sir Henry Page-Croft MP 1929 Lord Ebbisham 1930 Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal
1931 Douglas Hacking MP 1932 Marquis of Dufferin and Ava 1933 Marquis of Dufferin and Ava 1934 Lord Ebbisham
1935 Lord Ebbisham 1936 Lord Ebbisham 1937 Lord Ebbisham 1938 Lord Ebbisham
1939 Lord Ebbisham 1940 Lord Ebbisham 1941 Lord Ebbisham 1942 Lord Ebbisham
1943 Lord Ebbisham 1944 Lord Ebbisham 1945 Lord Ebbisham
/ Sir Richard Wells
1946 Sir Richard Wells
1947 Sir Richard Wells 1948 Sir Richard Wells 1949 Lord Teynham
/ Lord Llewellin
1950 Lord Llewellin
1951 Lord Llewellin
/ Lord Mancroft
1952 Lord Mancroft 1953 Lord Mancroft 1954 Lord Mancroft
/ Lord Fairfax
1955 Lord Fairfax 1956 Lord Fairfax 1957 Lord Fairfax
/ Lord Chesham
1958 Lord Chesham
1959 Lord Chesham
/ Earl Bathurst
1960 Earl Bathurst 1961 Earl Bathurst
/ Sir Hamilton Kerr MP
1962 Sir Hamilton Kerr MP
1963 Sir Hamilton Kerr MP/*Baron Tweedsmuir* 1964 Baron Tweedsmuir 1965 Baron Tweedsmuir 1966 Baron Tweedsmuir
1967 Baron Tweedsmuir 1968 Baron Tweedsmuir 1969 Baron Tweedsmuir
/ Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP
1970 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP
1971 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP 1972 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP 1973 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP 1974 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP
1975 Right Hon. Charles Towneley MP
/ Lord Mowbray and Stourton
1976 Lord Mowbray and Stourton 1977 Lord Mowbray and Stourton 1978 Lord Mowbray and Stourton
1979 Lord Mowbray and Stourton 1980 Lord Mowbray and Stourton 1981 Lord Mowbray and Stourton 1982 Lord Mowbray and Stourton
1983 Lord Mowbray and Stourton
/ Baron Murton of Lindisfarne
1984 Baron Murton of Lindisfarne 1985 Baron Murton of Lindisfarne 1986 Baron Murton of Lindisfarne
1987 Baron Murton of Lindisfarne 1988 Baron Murton of Lindisfarne 1989 Sir John Langford-Holt 1990 Sir John Langford-Holt
1991 Sir John Langford-Holt 1992 Sir John Langford-Holt
/ Lord William Clark
1993 Lord William Clark 1994 Lord William Clark
1995 Lord William Clark 1996 Lord William Clark 1997 Lord William Clark 1998 Lord William Clark
/ Peter Crowdre
1999 Peter Crowdre 2000 Peter Crowdre The Primrose League ceased to exist after the year 2004.

* Entries in various reference works give the dates of Baron Tweedsmuir term as Chancellor as 1969-1975 - this is under investigation.


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