Records of the Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, 1790-1949.
Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lord Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom, appointed by the monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister. From its earliest days, the Lord Lieutenancy has been closely associated with the Magistracy. The Lord Lieutenant also became responsible for the organization of all royal visits to the county. A group of Deputy Lieutenants are appointed by the Lord Lieutenant, and a Vice Lord Lieutenant is selected from among these Deputies.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).
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