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Past Chairmen

The following members were appointed under the Local Government Act 1888

1889 - 1900 The Rt Hon Dudley Francis Stuart, 3rd Earl of Harrowby PC
1900 - 1901 Frank James Esq, DL
1901 - 1920 The Rt Hon Edward George Percy, 3rd Baron Hatherton, CMG, VL
1927 - 1937 Lt Col William Edward Harrison OBE, DL
1937 - 1941 Robert George Patterson Esq, OBE
1943 - 1946 Major Eric John Hardy DSO, DL
1946 - 1949 Harold Wallace Copeland Esq
1949 - 1953 Lewis Davis Esq, OBE
1953 - 1955 William Neville Esq, OBE
1955 - 1962 George Wilfred Newman Esq, CBE
1964 - 1968 Harry Goodwin Esq
1968 - 1973 Frederick Joseph Oxford Esq

The following members were appointed under the Local Government Act 1972

1973 - 1974 Charles Henry Jones Esq
1974 - 1977 George Wilfred Newman Esq, CBE
1977 - 1981 Arnold Geoffrey Ward Esq, CBE (1983)
1981 - 1989 Frederick Arthur Cholerton Esq, CBE (M. Univ (Keele) 1988)
1989 - 1996 John O'Leary Esq, JP
1996 - 1997 William Frederick Austin Esq
1997 - 2001 Thomas Roger Wright Esq (Hon D LITT 2000)
2001 - 2003 Donald Oswin Mole Esq, BDS
2003 - 2005 Edward Michael Boden Esq
2005 - 2007 Peter Henry Haynes Esq
2007 - 2009 Terence Alec Dix Esq
2009 - 2010 Rex Roberts Esq, OBE
2010 - 2011 Erica Jean Bayliss
2011 - 2012 Frank William Lewis MBE, JP
2012 - 2015 Ian Sinnett Lawson Esq
2015 - 2017 Janet Eagland
2017 - 2019 Michael Greatorex
2019 -          Kath Perry

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