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Presidents of the Society

The Essex Society for Archaeology and History, formerly the Essex Archaeological Society, has had a long line of distinguished Presidents.

 

  • 1852-1856 John Disney (1779-1857)
  • 1856-1861 The Hon Richard Cornwallis Neville; 4th Lord Braybrooke from 1858 (1820-61)
  • 1861-1873 Sir Thomas Western Bart (1795-1873)
  • 1873-1876 Sir Henry John Selwyn-Ibbetson Bart (1826-1902).
  • 1876-1877 Sir Thomas Sutton Western Bart (1821-77)
  • 1877-1903 George Alan Lowndes (1829-1904) (P. ix pt 2; O. ix pt 3)
  • 1903-1908 Henry Laver (d.1917) (O. xiv pt 4; xiv, 366; xv pts 1 & 2; O. xv pt 1)
  • 1908-1911 Frederick Chancellor (1825-1918) (O. + P. xv pt 1)
  • 1911-1916 Bishop of Barking (Thomas Stevens) (1841-1920) (P. xiv pt 2; O. xv pt 4)
  • 1916-1921 John Horace Round (1854-1928) (P. xvi Pt 1; P. xix Pt 2)
  • 1921-1926 Canon Francis William Galpin (1858-1945) (P. xviii pt 2; f.p. 153; O. xxiv, 172)
  • 1926-1928 George Frederick Beaumont (d. 1928) (O. & P. xix pt 2)
  • 1928-1933 Charles Francis Denne Sperling (d.1938) (P. xxi pt 1, 181; O. xxii pt 2, 366)
  • 1933-1938 Philip Guyon Laver (1466-1941) (O. & P. xxiii pt 1)
  • 1938-1944 Frederick Wykeham Chancellor (1865-1945) (O. & P. xxiv, 170)
  • 1944-1944 Canon Thomas Higham Curling (1872-1944) (O. & P. xxiv., 166)
  • 1945-1950 Rev Thomas Denis Scott Bayley (d. 1970) (P. xxv pt 1)
  • 1950-1955 Rev Gerald Montagu Benton (1881-1959) (P. xxv pt 2; O. xxv pt 3, 379)
  • 1955-1960 Denis Alfred Jex Buxton (d. 1964) (P. xxv pt 3, 289, 301)
  • 1960-1964 Major John George Samuel Brinson (1911-73) (P. 1 pt 4; O. 5)
  • 1964-1967 William Addison (d. 1992) (P. 2 pt 2)
  • 1967-1970 Kenneth Richard Mabbitt (d. 1989) (P. 3)
  • 1970-1972 Frederick George Emmison (d. 1995) (P. 4)
  • 1972-1973 Major John George Samuel Brinson (1911-73) See above
  • 1973-1974 Frederick George Emmison (d. 1995) See above
  • 1974-1978 Albert Charles Sparrow
  • 1978-1981 John Ezra Sellers (1923 – 1994) (O. NL 120)
  • 1981-1984 William H Liddell
  • 1984-1986 Andrew B Phillips
  • 1986-1987 Owen Bedwin
  • 1987-1990 W Raymond Powell (O. 39)
  • 1990-1993 John S Appleby (O. 4/2)
  • 1993-1996 Jennifer C Ward
  • 1996-1999 John Hunter
  • 1999-2002 David Buckley
  • 2002-2005 Christopher Thornton
  • 2005-2008 Stan Newens
  • 2008-2011 Martin Stuchfield
  • 2011-2014 G Mark R Davies
  • 2014-2014 Ann Turner
  • 2015-    Adrian Corder-Birch

Note

During Round's Presidency, Bishop Stevens acted as Deputy President, 1917-20.

New Rules 1964 AGM. J S Brinson to retire as President under (new) 3 year rule, and 3 year limit for Council.

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