Constable of Lancaster Castle

The appointment of a Constable of Lancaster Castle dates back to 1400. The Constable receives an historic stipend of £5.25 per annum. His/her duties are mainly ceremonial.

Recent Constables have been:

1916            Sir Willaim Scott Barrett

1920            Lord Ashton

1930            Sir James Travis-Clegg

1942           The 7th Earl of Sefton

1972           The 19th Earl of Derby

1995           Michael J. Fitzherbert-Brockholes, Esq., OBE, JP, DL

1998           Eric Jones, Esq., JP – retired on 31st May 2004

2004           Gordon Johnson, Esq., DL

2014            Mrs. Pamela G. Barker, DL