Guest Speakers

A list of guest speakers at the Annual Lloyd’s Golf Club dinners;

Year Guest Speakers
1920 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Doveton Sturdee, Bt.,K.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.V.O. & The Rt. Hon. the Lord Riddell
1921 Charles Howard Esq
1922 Vice Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, Bt., K.C.B., K.C.V.O., C.M.G., D.S.O.
1923 Admiral of the Fleet The Rt. Hon. the Earl Beatty, G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., P.C.
1924 Robert Harris, Esq
1925 The Rt. Hon. Sir John Simon, K.C.V.O., O.B.E., K.C., M.P.
1926 A. Fairfax Luxmoore, Esq., K.C.
1927 Sir Ernest Wild, K.C.
1928 Lt. Col. J.T.C. Moore-Brabazon, M.C., M.P.
1929 Maj. Gen. Sir John Rose Bradford, K.C.M.G., C.B. C.B.E., M.D.
1930 Bernard Darwin
1931 H.D.G. Leveson- Gower, Esq
1932 No Dinner
1933 The Hon, Mr Justice Langton, O.B.E.
1934 Sir Alfred Hamilton Grant, Bt., K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E.
1935 The Rt. Hon. Sir John Simon, G.C.S.I., K.C.V.O., O.B.E., K.C., M.P.
1936 Bernard Darwin Esq
1937 The Most Hon, the Marquis of Willingdon, G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E., P.C.
1938 The Rt. Hon. Edward Burgin, L.L.D., M.P.
1939 G.D. Roberts, Esq., K.C.
1940 -1948 No Dinners
1949 Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert de la Ferte, K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O & The Rt. Hon. the Lord Morton, M.C., P.C.
1950 The Rt. Hon. Sir Raymond Evershed, Master of the Rolls & General The Rt. Hon. the Lord Ismay, G.C.B., C.H., D.S.O.
1951 Henry Longhurst, Esq. & The Most Hon. the Marquis of Reading, C.B.E., C.B.E., M.C.,T.D.,K.C., D.L.
1952 C.F.H. Gough, Esq., M.C., T.D., M.P. & The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Birkett.
1953 C.D. Aavold, Esq., O.B.E., T.D. & The Rt. Hon. the Lord Mancroft, M.B.E., T.D.
1954 Sir G. Russell Vick, Q.C. & Lt. Col. Sir Ronald Ross, Bt., M.C., D.L.
1955 The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Runciman of Doxford, O.B.E., A.F.C. & The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, C.H., M.C., P.C., F.R.S., L.L.D.
1956 Col. The Rt. Hon. Sir Charles McAndrew, T.D., M.P. & The Hon. Mr Justice Upjohn, C.B.E.
1957 Henry Longhurst, Esq. & The Hon. Charles Russell, Q.C.
1958 Sir James Millard Tucker, Q.C & The Rt. Hon. the Lord Tweedsmuir, O.B.E.
1959 The Rt. Hon. the Lord Morton, M.C.,P.C. & His Excellency The American Ambassador, John H Whitney
1960 Sir Miles Thomas, D.F.C. & Group Captain Douglas Bader, C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C.
1961 His Honour Judge J.C. Maude, Q.C. & Henry Longhurst, Esq.
1962 Marshal of the Royal Airforce Sir William Dickson, G.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., A.F.C. & Sir Leslie Rowan, K.C.B., C.V.O.
1963 The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Cobham, G.C.M.G., T.D. & P.B. Laddie Lucas, Esq. D.S.O., D.F.C.
1964 Sir Archibald Forbes, G.B.E. & Sir George Harvie-Watt
1965 Henry Longhurst, Esq. & C.J. Chataway Esq., M.P.
1966 The Rt. Hon. the Lord Kilmarnock, M.B.E. & The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Russell
1967 The Hon. Mr Justice Melford Stevenson & W.W. Ruff, Esq., D.L.
1968 The Very Rev. Martin Sullivan, Dean of St. Paul’s & T.H.Tilling, Esq.
1969 G.A. Hill, Esq., D.S.O. & The Hon. William Douglas-Home
1970 The Rt. Hon. William Whitelaw, M.C., M.P. & His Honour Judge Edward Clarke, Q.C.
1971 T.C. Harvey, Esq., C.V.O., D.S.O. & Ian Wallace, Esq.
1972 His Honour Judge Carl Aarvold, O.B.E., & T.D. & Brian Johnston, Esq, M.C.
1973 Sir Ian Stewart, B.S.c. & Sir Patrick Macrory
1974 Sir Oliver Chesterton, M.C. & Sir Godfrey Agnew, K.C.V.O.
1975 J.J. Warr, Esq. & The Reverend Richard Tydeman, M.A.
1976 The Hon. Mr Justice Griffiths, M.C. & F.A.W. Peregrine, Esq.
1977 T.C. Harvey, C.V.O., D.S.O. & F.N. Crozier, Esq.
1978 L.R. St. J. Scott Esq & A.H.A. Dibbs, Esq
1979 The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Eveleigh & Harry Secombe, Esq. C.B.E.
1980 T.H. Tilling, Esq. & K.H. Chapman, Esq.
1981 A.R. Alexander, Esq. & J.F. Whitfield, Esq., J.P.
1982 His Honour Judge David Tudor-Price, Q.C. & J.M. Souness, Esq.
1983 His Honour Judge James Miskin, Q.C. & Alex Hay, Esq.
1984 The Very Rev. Lawrence Jackson & Canon D. Lewis
1985 J.J. McPartlin, Esq & E.J. Gordon Henry, Esq.
1986 Barry Took, Esq & The Rev. Arthur Quinn
1987 The Hon. Mr. Justice Rougier & Donald Steel, Esq.
1988 W.C. Campbell, Esq & J.R.W. Wild, Esq.
1989 The Rt. Hon. The Lord Deedes, M.C., P.C. & The Rt. Hon. the Lord Griffiths, M.C., P.C.
1990 The Rt. Hon. the Lord Aldington, K.C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.O., P.C. & Gilbert Gray, Esq., Q.C.
1991 John Matthew, Esq., Q.C. & P.S.W.K. Maclure, Esq.
1992 The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Whitelaw, K.T., C.H., M.C., P.C. & Sir John Milne.
1993 W.G.N. Roach, Esq. & A.R. Cole – Hamilton, Esq., C.B.E.
1994 The Rt. Hon. the Lord Griffiths, M.C., P.C. & T.S.K. Yeo, Esq., M.P.
1995 Mr J.J. Warr & Mr David Welch
1996 Sir Lawrence Verney TD DL & The Very Reverend Colin Semper
1997 Tim Yeo MP & The RT Hon Sir Denis Henry
1998 Denis Silk CBE & Lord Justice Potter
1999 John Beharrell (Captain R&A) & Jeremy Caplan
2000 P.E. Crabtree & D.F. Pappin
2001 Sir Brian Jenkins GBE & Mr John Uzielli
2002 His Honour Judge Simon Coltart & Professor David Purdie
2003 Richard Hartley QC & Sandy Gall CBE
2004 Canon Anthony Whale & Mike Kingsbury
2005 His Honour John Bishop & The Fourballs (Entertainment)
2006 Revd John Witheridge & Jeremy Richardson
2007 Tim Smartt & Philip Truett
2008 Tom Shields QC & Chris Cowdrey
2009 Hamish Ritchie (Captain R&A) & Rupert Butler
2010 Mark Burnyeat & Philip Noel
2011 Donald M.A. Steel & George E. Lloyd Roberts
2012 Duncan A. Goodhew MBE & Barnabas J.Hurst-Bannister
2013 John R. Berger & Joe C.B. Pinnington
2014 Peter Scrivener & Alan Tait
2015 Tim Charlton QC & Professor David Purdie
2016 Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor & Ken Schofield CBE
2017 Stuart McColm & The Lord Nash