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The Office of High Sheriff of Lancashire

The High Sheriff of Lancashire has ancient origins and is personally appointed by the Queen in her Right as Duke of Lancaster. The office, as Keeper of the Queens Peace, is unpaid and held for one year.


The Official website of the office of High Sheriff of Lancashire

The High Sheriff is the Queen’s representative in the County

For all matters relating to the Judiciary and the maintenance of law and order. In current times the office of High Sheriff is held for one year and their main role is to protect and assist in upholding the dignity and wellbeing of HM Judges,together with other public duties in supporting and encouraging the voluntary sector and statutory organisations who work in this area.The office of High Sheriff is carried out on a voluntary basis.The High Sheriff does not receive any salary or expenses.

EJB HS April 2021 

Edwin Booth the High Sheriff of Lancashire 2021 - 2022