Past OBS Presidents

Presidents are usually elected for a 2 year term.

1959 - 1961 G.H.M. Standring

1958 - 1959 F.W. Hunt

1956 - 1958 H.M. Wiliams J.P.

1954 - 1956 Judge A.J. Hodgson

1953 - 1954 Rev. C.A. Macvicar

1951 - 1953 A.H. Ashcroft D.S.O.

1949 - 1951 K. Lyon C.B., C.B.E.

1947 - 1949 F.L. Cook

1944 - 1947 W.L.H. Duckworth

1938 - 1944 J.C. Willis

1936 - 1938 H.H. Stitt

1934 - 1936 F. French

1932 - 1933 H. Locke

1930 - 1932 G.H. Potter

1929 - 1930 Sir R. Burton-Chadwick Bt.

1928 - 1929 G.F.L. Mortimer K.C.

1926 - 1928 W.F. Irvine

1924 - 1926 Rt. Hon. H.G. White P.C.

1922 -1924 F. Griffin

1920 - 1922 C. Livingston

1919 - 1920 Rt. Hon. F.E. Smith [1st Earl of Birkenhead]

1914 - 1919 G. Talbot Kelly

1912 - 1914 W.E. Mills

1910 - 1912 H.J. Sanderson

1908 - 1910 J.P. Hargreaves M.A.

1906 - 1908 Sir Thomas R. Hughes K.C.

2015 - 2017 B.K. Boumphrey

2013 - 2015 M.G.Brown

2011 - 2013 M.B. Owen, O.B.E., B.A.

2009 - 2011 A. Whittam-Smith, B.A.

2007 - 2009 Proffesor W.G. Richards, M.A.,D.Phil.

2005 - 2007 Rt. Rev. C.F. Bazely

2003 - 2005 J.M.T. Rogers, M.A., LL.B, Q.C.

2001 - 2003 A.G. Hurton

1999 - 2001 N. Gracey

1996 - 1999 L.I. Rimmer, M.A.

1994 - 1996 F.E. Wakelin, O.B.E., B.A.

1992 - 1994 H. Manley, F.C.I.S.

1990 - 1992 P. Quaile, J.P.,F.C.I.I.

1988 - 1990 Rt. Hon. Lord Oulton Wade of Chorlton

1986 - 1988 K.D. Robinson M.A.

1984 - 1986 F. W. Hood

1982 - 1984 Rt Hon. Lord Evans of Claughton.LL.B, J.P.

1980 - 1982 Prof. EN. Willmer Sc.D.,F.R.S.

1977 - 1980 J.L. Pyke F.G.A.

1975 - 1977 D.I. Heys C.B.E., T.D

1973 - 1975 E.W. Willmer O.B.E.,T.D.,D.L.,J.P.

1971 - 1973 W.S. Collinson T.D.,J.P.

1969 - 1971 J.D. Kewish C.B., T.D.,J.P.

1967 - 1969 M.H. Slater M.A.

1965 - 1967 K.G.M. Harding J.P., B.A., F.C.A.

1963 - 1965 Sir H.J. Willmer P.C., O.B.E., T.D.,M.A.

1961 - 1963 W.F. Bushell M.A.