Past Chairs of the Association

May/Nov 1869                   Mr T L Davison
Nov 1869/May 1870           Mr W Harrison
May/Nov 1870                   Mr L R Baily
Nov 1870/May 1871           Mr W Richards
May/Nov 1871                   Mr R Lowndes
Nov 1871/May 1872           Mr R Lowndes
1873                                 Mr R Lowndes
1874                                 Mr J H Powell
1875                                 Mr M Hopkins
1876                                 Mr T L Davison
1877                                 Mr W Richards
1878                                 Mr G Coyte
1879                                 Mr R Lindley
1880                                 Mr L R Baily
1881                                 Mr W H Jones
1882                                 Mr E Hogg
1883                                 Mr C McArthur
1884                                 Mr H Davison
1885                                 Mr S Smith
1886                                 Mr P H Rathbone
1887                                 Mr S Cross
1888                                 Mr K W Elmslie
1889                                 Mr H C Jepps
1890                                 Mr I W Court
1891                                 Mr G Lidgett
1892                                 Sir F C Danson
1893                                 Mr T G Carver
1894                                 Mr T S Cookes
1895                                 Mr J S Allen
1896                                 Mr W E Towers
1897                                 Mr W Lowndes
1898                                 Sir D Owen, K.B.E.
1899                                 Mr A Lindley
1900                                 Mr A H May
1901                                 Mr W Richards, C.B.E.
1902                                 The Hon Mr Justice Gorell Barnes
1903                                 Mr M G Towers
1904                                 Mr E R Lindley
1905                                 Mr F C Dale
1906                                 The Hon Mr Justice Kennedy
1907                                 Mr M A Rudell, C.B.E.
1908                                 Mr J B Wallace
1909                                 Mr T R Miller
1910                                 Mr J S Hogg
1911                                 Mr F T Loftus
1912                                 Mr J H Scrutton
1913                                 Mr M Dale
1914                                 Mr C W Henzell
1915                                 The Right Hon Viscount Mersey
1916                                 Mr B T Harland
1917                                 Mr G S Lloyd Davies
1918                                 Mr A W Dauglish
1919                                 Mr A D MacKinnon
1920                                 Sir Thomas J Storey, K.B.E.
1921                                 Mr H B Hurd
1922                                 Mr H T Lindley
1923                                 The Right Hon Viscount Sumner, G.C.E.
1924                                 Mr G R Rudolf
1925                                 Mr J D Barker
1926                                 Mr A H Watts
1927                                 The Right Hon Lord Merrivale
1928                                 Mr A C Smith
1929                                 Lt-Col D Cookes, D.S.O.
1930                                 Mr F E Vaughan
1931                                 The Hon Mr Justice Roche
1932                                 Mr H E May
1933                                 Mr H W Lindly
1934                                 Mr C E Fox
1935                                 The Hon Mr Justice MacKinnon
1936                                 Mr E R Lindley
1937                                 Mr E E Moore
1938                                 Mr G O Henzell, M.C.
1939                                 The Right Hon Lord Wright
1940                                 Mr G F Elmslie
1941                                 Mr C T Ellis, M.C.
1942                                 Mr E W Reading, M.C.
1943                                 Mr P R Bennett, B.L.
1944                                 The Right Hon Lord Porter
1945                                 Mr C B Cooper
1946                                 Mr J R Danson, M.A, M.C.
1947                                 Mr Wm Richards, C.B.E.
1948                                 Mr W D Wattleworth
1949                                 Mr J T Walker, M.C
1950                                 The Hon Mr Justice Pilcher, M.C.
1951                                 Mr F G Hogg, T.D.
1952                                 Mr G J B Edge
1953                                 Mr D R Miller
1954                                 Mr G E Towers
1955                                 Mr D D B Johnson, O.B.E, B.Com.
1956                                 Mr D V Moore
1957                                 Mr W T Wood
1958                                 The Right Hon Lord Justice Sellers, M.C
1959                                 Mr M H Downes
1960                                 Mr S G Chubb
1961                                 Mr J H Lloyd Davies
1962                                 Mr A J Finlason, M.C.
1963                                 Mr R H Arnold
1964                                 Mr C T Greenacre
1965                                 Mr R C Clancey, LLB
1966                                 Mr N M Gordon
1967                                 The Right Hon Lord Devlin, P.C.
1968                                 Mr G R Heselton
1969                                 Mr J S Crump
1970                                 Mr D L Towers
1971                                 Mr R A H Arnold
1972                                 The Rt Hon Sir G Willmer, O.B.E, T.D.
1973                                 Mr N G Hudson
1974                                 Mr G H May
1975                                 Mr D G Milburn
1976                                 Mr A B Dann, M.A, J.P.
1977                                 Mr C R D Towers
1978                                 The Right Hon Lord Justice Roskill
1979                                 Mr D C Cooper
1980                                 Mr W P F Bennett, M.A.
1981                                 Mr J P Duke
1982                                 The Right Hon Lord Justice Donaldson
1983                                 Mr W Richards
1984                                 Mr R A Stacey
1985                                 Mr G S Hughes
1986                                 Mr K V Wood
1987                                 The Hon Mr Justice Sheen
1988                                 Mr D J Wilson
1989                                 Mr A J Birch
1990                                 Mr C S Hebditch, M.A
1991                                 Mr R W Hipkin
1992                                 Mr J S Crump
1993                                 Mr J C Allen
1994                                 Mr R R Smith
1995                                 Mr J A MacDonald
1996                                 Mr C I Barstow, M.A
1997                                 The Right Hon Lord Mustill
1998                                 Mr D M Pannell
1999                                 Mr D C Clancey
2000                                 Mr J M Duncan, M.A.
2001                                 Mr J M Duncan, M.A.
2002                                 Mr T J W Madge
2003                                 Mr T J W Madge
2004                                 Mr D W Taylor
2005                                 Mr M D Harvey
2006                                 Mr N J C Rogers
2007                                 Mr N J C Rogers
2008                                 Mr R R Cornah
2009                                 Mr R R Cornah
2010                                 The Right Hon Mr Justice Tomlinson
2011                                 Mr J Ahern
2012                                 Mr P Silver
2013                                 Mr K Jones
2014                                 Mr K Jones
2015                                 Mr P Rowland
2016                                 Mr A Paton
2017                                 Mr K Martin
2018                                 Mr W Richards
2019                                 Mr W Richards