A list of Prime Wardens of the Company reaching back into history:
2019-20 Prof R H Wardman    
2018-19 A H J Crockatt Esq. 1997-98 J.R. Vaizey Esq.
2017-18 N B Q Back Esq. 1996-97 R.S. Brooks Esq.
2016-17 G C Rothwell Esq. 1995-96 F.A. Onians Esq.
2015-16 ACS Macpherson Esq.1994-95P.G. Mathieson Esq.
2014-15 J.N. Crockatt Esq. 1993-94 D. Blackburn Esq.
2013-14 J.M. Holme Esq. 1992-93 M. Horton-Ledger Esq.
2012-13 H.C. Jourdain Esq. 1991-92M.W.M. Rowlandson Esq.
2011-12 Dr. M.G. Bartle 1990-91P.J.Q. Back Esq.
2010-11 L.S. Mackintosh Esq. 1989-90J. Atkinson Esq.
2009-10 A.R. Burdon-Cooper Esq. 1988-89Dr. P.R.V. Tomson
2008-09 I.G. Blair Esq. 1987-88R.M.S. Goodsall Esq.
2007-08 J.R. Chambers Esq. 1986-87R.S. Skilbeck Esq.
2006-07 J.M. Lyon Esq. 1985-86Sir Tommy Macpherson
2005-06 N.P. Blair Esq. 1984-85Dr. C. Wynn Parry
2004-05 M. Bird Esq. 1983-84 C.H. Christie Esq.
2003-04 E.A.M. Lee Esq. 1982-83E.R. Avory Esq.
2002-03 R.P. Back Esq. 1981-82Dr. C. Wynn Parry
2001-02 Sir Edmund Verney Bt. 1980-81J.L. Crockatt Esq.
2000-01 R.A. Leuchars Esq. 1979-80J.L. Turner Esq.
1999-00 Lt.Col. M.A. Marshall 1978-79N.D. Crockatt Esq.
1998-99 H.M. Morley-Fletcher Esq. 1977-78H.W. Shillito Esq.
      
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Prime Wardens from 1942 to 1976:
1976-77Lord Blake of Braydestone 1958-59 H.F. Holme Esq.
1975-76 C.A. Cooper Esq.1957-58Lt.Col. A.R. Marshall
1974-75 D.R. Balfour-Park Esq.1956-57 H.B. Sissmore Esq.
1973-74 C. Skilbeck Esq.1955-56 A.H. Brewin Esq.
1972-73 H.T. Cadbury-Brown Esq.1954-55 R.P. Chambers Esq.
1971-72 S.W. Stephens Esq.1953-54 C.R. Egerton Esq.
1970-71 S.R. Cawley Esq.1952-53Capt. C.B. Tidd, RN
1969-70Sir Ralph Verney 1951-52 W.S. Leuchars Esq.
1968-69 G.E.B. Shannon Esq.1950-51Dr. C.T. Cronshaw
1967-68 J.A. Mackintosh Esq.1949-50 J. Turner Esq.
1966-67 W.S. Leuchars Esq.1948-49 A.J.S. Rodwell Esq.
1965-66 D. Crockatt Esq.1947-48Dr. H. Levinstein
1964-65 J.N. Leuchars Esq.1946-47Judge J.M. Daynes
1963-64 G.F. Rothwell Esq.1945-46Judge J.M. Daynes
1962-63 J. Blair Esq.1944-45Major A.Q. Cooper
1961-62 D.L.B. Marshall Esq.1943-44Major A.Q. Cooper
1960-61 A.C.M. Harding Esq.1942-43Major A.Q. Cooper
1959-60 R.F. Rothwell Esq.1941-42Major A.Q. Cooper
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Prime Wardens from 1907 to 1941:
1940-41 G.E. Holden Esq.1923-24 L.J. Hunt Esq.
1939-40 M.M. Merriman Esq.1922-23 J.A. Brewin Esq.
1938-39Sir K. Lee 1921-22 H.M. Nelson Esq.
1937-38Sir J. Turner 1920-21 E. Holroyd Haywood Esq.
1936-37 F. Flynn Esq.1919-20Sir M. Forster
1935-36Dr. G.F. Moody 1918-19 C.N.F. Christie Esq.
1934-35 R.H. Goodsall Esq.1917-18 C.E. Marshall Esq.
1933-34 A.M. Harding Esq.1916-17 W. Dancer Esq.
1932-33 W.J. Cambridge Esq.1915-16 H.T. Barnett Esq.
1931-32Col. W.H. Hatchard-Smith 1914-15 M.W. Tidd Esq.
1930-31 J.H. Nelson Curtis Esq.1913-14 T.M. Merriman Esq.
1929-30 T.J. Matthews Esq.1912-13 R.H. Rothwell Esq.
1928-29Dr. G.E. Peachell 1911-12Rev A.W. Flux-Dundas
1927-28Lt.Col. E.T. Lea 1910-11 J.H. Smee Esq.
1926-27 S. Marshall Esq.1909-10Rev H.S. Cronin
1925-26 M.W. Tidd Esq.1908-09 T.P. Griffithes Esq.
1924-25 W.W. Leuchars Esq.1907-08 E.A. Butler Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1871 to 1906:
1906-07 A. Brewin Esq.1888-89 E.Dearman Jewsbury Esq.
1905-06 W. Flux Esq.1887-88 J.Stratton Thompson Esq.
1904-05 C.B. Jourdain Esq.1886-87 A. Brewin Esq.
1903-04 J. Hatchard-Smith Esq.1885-86Lt.Col. J. Elyard
1902-03Sir E. Montague Nelson 1884-85 P.E. Jourdain Esq.
1901-02Dr. G.B. Flux 1883-84 W. Flux Esq.
1900-01 C.H.F. Christie Esq.1882-83 J. Watson Esq.
1899-00 W.D. Cronin Esq.1881-82 W.T. Butler Esq.
1898-99 A.J. Apthorpe Esq.1880-81 H. Sowerby Esq.
1897-98 W.R. Tidd Esq.1879-80 E. Allen Esq.
1896-97 T.Mark Merriman Esq.1878-79 E.Cookworthy Robins Esq.
1895-96 E.Leigh Heseltine Esq.1877-78 G. Alder Esq.
1894-95 S. Cochrane Esq.1876-77 W.D. Pegg Esq.
1893-94 F. Marshall Esq.1875-76 A. Cox Esq.
1892-93 A. Heseltine Esq.1874-75 J.H. Smee Esq.
1891-92 J.R. Pike Esq.1873-74 J. Birder Esq.
1890-91 M. Foster Esq.1872-73 H.W. Jewsbury Esq.
1889-90 W. Ward Esq.1871-72 E.Leigh Heseltine Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1835 to 1870:
1870-71 S. Shuttleworth Esq.1852-53 T.B. Sowerby Esq.
1869-70 S.B. Merriman Esq.1851-52 W. Pegg Esq.
1868-69 A. Sarwood Esq.1850-51 J. Chreese Esq.
1867-68 H. Thompson Esq.1849-50 E. Bailey Esq.
1866-67 E. Allen Esq.1848-49 W. Smee Esq.
1865-66 A. Fowler Esq.1847-48 R. Womersley Esq.
1864-65 J.P. Reynolds Esq.1846-47 J. Elyard Esq.
1863-64 G. Sewell Esq.1845-46 J. Swiney Esq.
1862-63 W. Mitcalfe Esq.1844-45 J.B. Shuttleworth Esq.
1861-62 J. Pegg Esq.1843-44 J. Austin Esq.
1860-61 J. Swiney JP1842-43 J. Illidge Esq.
1859-60 P.J. Chabot Esq.1841-42 T. Etheridge Esq.
1858-59 N. Pegg Esq.1840-41 T.F. Ellis Esq.
1857-58 N. Roberts Esq.1839-40 J. Allen Esq.
1856-57 G. Maguire Esq.1838-39 C. Cox Esq.
1855-56 S. Briggs Esq.1837-38 E. Mayrick Esq.
1854-55 S. Pegg Esq.1836-37 E.A. Wilde Esq.
1853-54 B. Swiney Esq.1835-36 J.S. Winstanley Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1799 to 1834:
1834-35 W.B. Luttley & William Poyner 1816-17 J. Breckell Esq.
1833-34 S. Pegg Esq.1815-16 F. Hilton Esq.
1832-33 R. Child Esq.1814-15 J. Foster Esq.
1831-32 W. Poyner Esq.1813-14 W. Toulmin Esq.
1830-31 J. Barrow Esq.1812-13 J.L. Desormeaux Esq.
1829-30 W. Greening Esq.1811-12 T. Horton Esq.
1828-29 T. Butterfield Esq.1810-11 T. Chambers Esq.
1827-28 T. West Esq.1809-10 E. Slaughter Esq.
1826-27 P. Chabot Esq.1808-09 H. Stokes Esq.
1825-26 S. Sawyer Esq.1807-08 T. Butterfield Esq.
1824-25 J. Burt Esq.1806-07 S. Pilgrim Esq.
1823-24 S. Wolfe Esq.1805-06 J. Hopkins Esq.
1822-23 J. Greenwood Esq.1804-05 H. Winstanley Esq.
1821-22 T. Bliss Esq.1803-04 J. Branscombe Esq.
1820-21 T. Edge Esq.1802-03 G. Lane Esq.
1819-20 W. Myors & William Marsh 1801-02 T. Meadows Esq.
1818-19 W. Poyner Esq.1800-01 J. Barchard Esq.
1817-18 W. Marsh Esq.1799-00 G. Roadley Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1763 to 1798:
1798-99 W. Kinder Esq.1780-81 J. Talwin Esq.
1797-98 W. Child Esq.1779-80 W. Halford Esq.
1796-97 B. Angell Esq.1778-79 F. Hilton Esq.
1795-96 J. Yandall & George Roadley Esq.1777-78 S. Brett Esq.
1794-95 T. Barwis Esq.1776-77 G. Priest Esq.
1793-94 D. Pinder Esq.1775-76 J. Kent Esq.
1792-93 S. Castle Esq.1774-75 J. Hart Esq.
1791-92 T. Felstead Esq.1773-74 G. Roadley Esq.
1790-91 W. Marsh Esq.1772-73 J. Cappes Esq.
1789-90 J. Marsh Esq.1771-72 J. Raven Esq.
1788-89 W. Hilliard Esq.1770-71 H. Eden Esq.
1787-88 W. Meadows Esq.1769-70 G. Farmer Esq.
1786-87 P. Thornton Esq.1768-69 G. Bryan Esq.
1785-86 J. Arkley Esq.1767-68 H. Walker Esq.
1784-85 B.J. Kent Esq.1766-67 A. Marsh Esq.
1783-84 J. Horton Esq.1765-66 J. Fassett Esq.
1782-83 J. Ham Esq.1764-65 S. Barnes Esq.
1781-82 S. Baughan Esq.1763-64 T. Tricquet Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1727 to 1762:
1762-63 T. Woods Esq.1744-45 W. Widmore Esq.
1761-62 J. Rose Esq.1743-44 R. Hayward (junior) Esq.
1760-61 J. Sweet Esq.1742-43 J. Hannott Esq.
1759-60 J. Dorset Esq.1741-42 J. Peck Esq.
1758-59 C. Wilmer Esq.1740-41 J. Fowler Esq.
1757-58 J. Hilton Esq.1739-40 E. Dew Esq.
1756-57 T. Cecil Esq.1738-39 J. Marcroft Esq.
1755-56 W. Rawlins Esq.1737-38 J. Horton Esq.
1754-55 R. Roman Esq.1736-37 D. Bird Esq.
1753-54 J. Roberts Esq.1735-36 S. Pugh Esq.
1752-53 T. Baynon Esq.1734-35 W. Butler Esq.
1751-52 W. Mills Esq.1733-34 R. Brittaine Esq.
1750-51Dy. T. Gregg 1732-33 J. Ham Esq.
1749-50 H. Carrington Esq.1731-32 C. Waggitt Esq.
1748-49 T. Harrington Esq.1730-31 T. Gilbert Esq.
1747-48 J. Stockton Esq.1729-30 T. Brown Esq.
1746-47 S. Bromfield Esq.1728-29 S. Pugh Esq.
1745-46 I. Lefevre Esq.1727-28 H. Coates Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1691 to 1726:
1726-27 R. Hayward Esq.1708-09 F. Chapman Esq.
1725-26 J. Denew Esq.1707-08 W. Wintle Esq.
1724-25 J. Hopkins Esq.1706-07 J. Coleman Esq.
1723-24 E. Peck Esq.1705-06 J. Coleman Esq.
1722-23 J. Bayley Esq.1704-05 T. Glentworth Esq.
1721-22 W. Leigh & John Carbonell 1703-04 T. Glentworth Esq.
1720-21 J. Smith Esq.1702-03 R. Mandrell Esq.
1719-20 H. Spence Esq.1701-02 A. Wilson Esq.
1718-19 W. Mead Esq.1700-01 P. de Lanoy Esq.
1717-18 P. Morris Esq.1699-00 J. Waldoe Esq.
1716-17 W. Lee Esq.1698-99 H. Jones Esq.
1715-16 W. Lee Esq.1697-98 G. Ford Esq.
1714-15 E. Ebbitt Esq.1696-97 W. Pickard Esq.
1713-14Capt. S. Hannott 1695-96 W. Henly Esq.
1712-13 P. Morris Esq.1694-95 W. Green Esq.
1711-12Dy. J. Whiston 1693-94 E. Aston Esq.
1710-11 J. Carbonell Esq.1692-93 J. Clay Esq.
1709-10 S. Bagwell Esq.1691-92 A. Hannott Esq.
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Prime Wardens from 1656 to 1690:
1690-91 W. Clemens Esq.1672-73 A. Orpwood & Henry Green
1689-90 J. Weekes Esq.1671-72 P. Dakins Esq.
1688-89 W. Woodroffe & John Hiller 1670-71 P. Houblon Esq.
1687-88 W. Cleeve Esq.1669-70 J. Clay Esq.
1686-87 T. Aynsworth & William Cleeve 1668-69Alderman P. Ducane
1685-86 T. Aynsworth Esq.1667-68 G. Mayoe Esq.
1684-85 T. Aynsworth Esq.1666-67 S. Dennis Esq.
1683-84 S. Shute Esq.1665-66Alderman T. Bonfoy
1682-83Sheriff S. Shute 1664-65 H. Cliffe Esq.
1681-82 J. Meakins Esq.1663-64Alderman J. Smith
1680-81 C. Marshall (Senior) Esq.1662-63 H. Chapman Esq.
1679-80Capt. P. Houblon 1661-62 J. Harbourne Esq.
1678-79 J. Denew Esq.1660-61 R. Smith Esq.
1677-78 R. Mothershed Esq.1659-60 A. Harbin Esq.
1676-77 W. Light Esq.1658-59 A. Bridgood Esq.
1675-76 J. Houblon Esq.1657-58 W. Coulsen Esq.
1674-75 H. Aldersey Esq.1656-57 J. Jurin Esq.
1673-74 R. Lock Esq.1655-56Alderman C. Serle
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Some Prime Wardens between 1471 and 1655:
1654-55 J. Mayor Esq.
1653-54 ?. Short Esq.
1652-53 ?. Read Esq.
1651-52 ?. Webb Esq.
1590-91 Parson Esq.
1589-90 Glover Esq.
1470-71 T. Danyell Esq.
As records were destroyed in the Fire, we are unable yet to trace who our Prime Wardens were before 1652, apart from the first noted under our charter of 1471. We know of the activities of some in a wider context, for example, Sir Cuthbert Hackett, Dyer, Draper and Lord Mayor in 1626-7. You can read a little bit about him here.


This page written by Robin Back, Member of the Court of Assistants, The Dyers Company.
This page updated on: 23rd January 2013

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