Past Officers


PRESIDENTS


1889 - 1906 Colonel E. Wilson, FSA
1906 - 1912 J. Rawlinson Ford, LLD
1912 - 1915 Rev. C. Hargrove, MA
1915 - 1921 Ven. Archdeacon H. Armstrong Hall
1921 - 1924 J. E. Bedford, FGS.
1924 - 1934 Rt. Rev. Lord Bishop of Knaresborough, L. Smith, DD
1934 - 1940 Prof. A. Hamilton Thompson, CBE, FSA, FBA
1940 - 1943 Lt. Col. E. Kitson Clark, MA, FSA
1943 - 1945 Prof. A. S. Turberville, MC, MA
1946 - 1949 R. Offor, BA PhD
1949 - 1955 Prof. J. Le Patourel, MA, DPhil
1955 - 1965 Rev. Canon R. J. Wood, MA
1965 - 1968 J. Sprittles
1969 - 1972 C. A. Lupton, MC, MB, FRCS
1972 - 1976 G. Black, MB, BS, FRCS
1976 - 1980 G. Woledge, BA
1980 - 1985 G. C. F. Forster, BA, FSA
1985 - 1988 Mrs R. S. Mortimer, BA
1988 - 1994 E. A. Elton, MA
1994-2000 Mr S. Burt
2000- 2005 Mr P. S Morrish
2005-2011 Mr C. J. Morgan
2011-2016 Rev Dr R. Yates
2016- Professor J. Chartres


HON. SECRETARIES


1889 - 1890 Prof. C. Ransome, MA
1890 - 1891 H. M. Stephens
1891 - 1894 G. D. Lumb, FSA with J. W. Morkill, MA
1894 - 1902 G. D. Lumb, FSA with E. Kitson Clark, MA
1902 - 1903 G. D. Lumb, FSA with W. H. Witherby, MA
1903 - 1908 G. D. Lumb, FSA with B. P. Scattergood, MA, FSA
1908 - 1909 B. P. Scattergood, MA, FSA
1909 - 1917 B. P Scattergood, MA, FSA with C. A. Town, MA, LLB
1917 - 1924 B. P.Scattergood, MA, FSA with H. W. Thompson
1924 - 1927 H. W. Thompson with E. D. James
1927 - 1929 H. W. Thompson with R. C. Darcy Hann, MB, ChB, BA
1929 - 1941 W. S.Theaker, LLB with J. G. Clark
1941 - 1946 Miss A. G. Foster, BA
1946 - 1966 K. J. Bonser, ARIBA
1966 - 1981 D. Keighley
1982 - 1993 D. M. Watson, M.A.
1993-2000 Mr B. L. Harrison
2000-2005 Mr C. J. Morgan
2005-2009 Mrs E. Bradford
2009-2012 Dr A. C. Brook
2012- Dr A. Slomson

 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY


1990-2000 Mrs A. M. Warburton


HON. LIBRARIANS / CURATORS


1889 - 1891 Revd C. Hargrove, MA
1891 - 1893 W.T. Lancaster
1893 - 1914 S. Denison, FSA
1914 - 1920 S. Denison, FSA with J. Singleton
1920 - 1927 Miss E. Hargrave
1927 - 1933 Miss E. Hargrave with L. Whinkup (Hon. Assistant Librarian)
1933 - 1935 Miss E. Hargrave and J. W. Walker
1935 - 1939 J. W .Walker
1940 - 1960 G. E. Kirk, MA
1960 - 2002 Mrs G. C. F. Forster, MA
2002-2007 Miss J. Newiss
2007-2012 Professor P. Meredith
2012-2016 Mrs E. Bradford and Mr J. H. Townsend
2016- Mrs E.Bradford


HON. EDITORS


1891 - 1928 G. D. Lumb acted both as editor of texts and general editor until elected Honorary Editor
1928 - 1939 G. D. Lumb, FSA
1939 - 1944 W. B. Crump, MA
1945 - 1946 W. B. Crump, MA and F. Beckwith, MA
1947 - 1954 F. Beckwith, MA
1955 - 1970 Mrs A. G. Foster and Mrs R. S. Mortimer, BA
1971 - 1972 Miss V. H. F. A. Hinton, BA, ALA and Mrs R. S. Mortimer, BA
1973 - 1974 Miss V. H. F. A. Hinton, BA, ALA, Mrs R. S. Mortimer, BA and Mrs W. B. Stephens, BA
1974 - 1980 Mrs R. S. Mortimer, BA and Mrs W. B. Stephens, BA
1981 - 2000 Mrs P. S. Kirby, BA, MPhil and Mrs W. B. Stephens, BA
2001 - 2015 Mrs A. Alexander, MA, MPhil, D. Thornton, MPhil, PhD
1990-2002 Mrs P. S. Kirby and Mrs W. B. Stephens
2002-2015 Mrs A. E. Alexander and Dr D. Thornton
2016- Professor J. Chartres and Dr P. Maw


HON. TREASURERS


1889 - 1891 J. Stansfield
1892 - 1904 E. Wilson, FSA
1905 - 1925 G. D. Lumb, FSA
1926 - 1933 T. Walker
1934 - 1954 H. Pemberton
1954 - 1962 R. G. Rawnsley, FCCS
1962 - 1972 R. D. Rodway, FCA
1972 - 1979 E. L. Empsall
1980 - 1995 G. A. Ascough, FCA
1995-2016 Mr C. J. Hindle
2016- Mr J. H. Townsend

 

ASSISTANT TREASURER


1995-2010 Mr J. H.Townsend


LECTURES / PROGRAMME SECRETARY


1990-1998 Mr P. S. Morrish
1998- Mrs D. Taylor

 

PUBLICITY OFFICER


1990-1991 Mr J. B. Eggleton
1991-2009 Mr K. Wark
2009-2010 Mr M. Hughes
2011-2012 Mr C. J. Morgan
2016- Mr D. Martin

 

DISTRIBUTIONS OFFICER


1990-1994 Mrs J. A. Crebbin
1994-1995 Miss M. Targus and Miss O.C.Whitehead
1995-2003 Mr C. H. Wickert
2003-2009 Mr R.G. Dove
2009- Mr J. Luxton

 

MEMBERSHIP OFFICER


2010-2013 Mr J. H. Townsend
2013-2015 Mr D. Martin

 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER


2010- Mrs S. E. Alexander

 

PREMISES


1889 - 1896 Rented rooms in the Leeds Municipal Buildings.
1896 - 1925 The old Medical School in Park Street, Leeds, purchased jointly with the YAS
1925 - 1970 House at 16 Queen Square, Leeds (purchased by the Society)
1970 - 2016 Claremont, Clarendon Road, Leeds, rooms rented from the YAS.
2016 - Leeds Library, 18, Commercial Street, Leeds LS1 6AL.