Custos Rotulorum of Worcestershire

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Custos rotulorum (pl. custodes rotulorum), is Latin for "keeper of the rolls". The appointed person was the keeper of the county records and was the highest civil officer in the county.

Until 1545 the Lord Chancellor appointed the Custos Rotulorum but after that date the post was appointed by the crown.

Below is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum for Worcestershire.

From 1719 to 1836 the post was held concurrently with that of the Lord Lieutenant for the county and in 1836 the two posts have been amalgamated under the title Lord Lieutenant.

See Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire for later custodes rotulorum.

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