Former officers of the College

Presidents

  • 1998–2002: Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill, MA
  • 1993–98: The Rt Hon Lord Healey of Riddlesden, CH, MBE
  • 1989–93: Lord Young of Dartington, BSc(Econ), MA, PhD
  • 1983–89: The Baroness Lockwood of Dewsbury, HonDLitt, HonDSc
  • 1952–83: The Rt Hon Lord Denning, LLD, DCL, FBA
  • 1947–50: Field-Marshal The Rt Hon Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC, LLD
  • 1942–44: The Most Rev and Rt Hon William Temple, PC, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1935–36: HRH The Duke of York
  • 1929–33: The Rt Hon Viscount Burnham, GCMG, CH, LLD, DLitt
  • 1919–28: The Rt Hon Viscount Haldane of Cloan, KT, OM, FRS
  • 1903–15: The Rt Hon Lord Alverstone, GCMG
  • 1888–97: The Rt Hon The Earl of Northbrook, GCSI
  • 1841–88: William Lloyd Birkbeck, MA, QC
  • 1823–41: George Birkbeck, MD

Principals and Masters

  • Oct–Dec 2002: Francis Ames-Lewis, BSc, MA, PhD (Acting Master)
  • 1998–2002: Timothy M M O’Shea, BSc, PhD (Master)
  • May–Dec 1997: Richard J Evans, MA, DPhil, LittD, FRHistS, FBA (Acting Master)
  • 1987–97: Baroness Blackstone, BSc(Soc), PhD, HonDLitt, HonDUniv, HonLLD (Master)
  • 1979–87: W G Overend, PhD, DSc, CChem, FRSC (Master)
  • 1977–79: Tony J Chandler, MSc, PhD, MA (Master)
  • 1968–77: Ronald C Tress, CBE, BSc (Econ), DSc, LLD, DSc (SocSc), DUniv (Master)
  • 1966–68: Kenneth Hare, PhD, LLD (Master)
  • 1951–65: Sir John Lockwood, MA, PhD, LLD (Master)
  • 1950–51 and 1965–66: E H Warmington, MA, FRHistS (Acting Master)
  • 1943–50: H Gordon Jackson, DSc, FZS (Master)
  • 1939–43: John P R Maud, MA (later Lord Redcliffe-Maud) (Master)
  • 1918–39: George Senter, PHD, DSc, FlC (Principal)
  • 1896–1918: G Armitage-Smith, MA, DLit (Principal)
  • 1885–96: George M Norris, ISO, LLB (Principal) (formerly Chairman of the Executive and Manager 1873–85)

College secretaries

  • 1999-2005: Reverend Brian Roberts
  • 1988–99: Christine Mabey, OBE, BA, PhD
  • 1979–88: R E Swainson, MA
  • 1952–79: Arnolfo John Caraffi, BSc
  • 1919–52: George Francis Troup Horne, BA
  • 1906–1919: Herbert Wells Eames
  • 1872–1906: William Henry Congreve
  • 1866–72: George M Norris, ISO, LLD
  • 1863–66: Thomas J Pearsall
  • 1830–63: Andrew MacFarlane
  • 1824–30: Robert Christie
  • 1824: James L Flather