Lord Lieutenant of Cavan

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Cavan.

There were lieutenants of counties in Ireland until the reign of James II, when they were renamed governors;[1] the office of Lord Lieutenant was recreated on 23 August 1831, and is pronounced as 'Lord Lef-tenant'. The Lord Lieutenant also acted as Custos Rotulorum for the county.


Lord Lieutenants[edit]


  • Sainty, J. C. "Lieutenants and Lords-Lieutenants (Ireland) 1831-2005". Retrieved 2008-06-07.
  1. ^ G. E. C., ed. Vicary Gibbs, The Complete Peerage, vol. I (1910) p. 174, n. (b).
  2. ^ Beatson's Political Index (1806) vol. III, p. 371.
  3. ^ David R. Fisher and Stephen Farrell, BARRY, John Maxwell (1767-1838), of Newtownbarry, co. Wexford in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1820-1832 (2009),