Lord Lieutenant of Down

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This is a list of lords lieutenants of County Down.

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.


Lord Lieutenants[edit]


  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. ^ a b The Royal Kalendar for 1831, p. 389.
  4. ^ Belfast Gazette, 5 October 1979 Issue:3730 Page:809
  5. ^ number10.gov.uk Archived 27 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  • Sainty, J. C. "Lieutenants and Lords-Lieutenants (Ireland) 1831-2005". Retrieved 7 June 2008.