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Honorary Life Members

MCC Honorary Life membership recognises outstanding service to the club. It has been bestowed sparingly and, including visiting royalty, only 82 members have been honoured since the club's foundation in 1838.

Former MCC president David Meiklejohn is the club's most recent Life member, receiving his honour in August, 2012.

The complete list of those who have been afforded Honorary Life Membership in the club’s history is below:

Year                 Honorary Life Members

MCC Honorary Life Members Dr John Lill (left) and John Cain1861                 D.S. Campbell

1861                 G. Cavenagh

1875                 R.C. Bagot

1878                 T.J.D. Kelly

1879                 W.H. Handfield

1881                 HRH Prince Albert Victor of Wales

1881                 HRH Prince George of Wales

1881                 I.D. Walker

1882                 E.A.L. Vieusseux

1883                 Hon I.F.W. Bligh

1883                 C.F.H. Leslie

1883                 W.W. Read

1883                 A.G. Steel

1883                 C.T. Studd

1883                 G.B. Studd

1883                 E.F.S. Tylecote

1883                 G.F. Vernon

1883                 H.S. Barlow

1883                 A.F. Robinson

1886                 J. McLaughlin

1887                 A.M. Ollivier

1887                 F.D. White

1888                 M.P. Bowden

1888                 Rt Hon. Lord Hawke

1888                 A.E. Newton

1888                 T.C. O’Brien

1888                 A.E. Stoddart

1895                 F.G.J. Ford

1895                 L.H. Gay

1895                 H. Philipson

1895                 A.C. MacLaren

1898                 N.F. Druce

1898                 J.R. Mason

1898                 Prince Ranjitsinhji

1898                 J. Travis

1901                 Major T.F. Morkham

1901                 R. Murchison

1901                C.H. Ross

1902                A.O. Jones

1902                H.G. Garnett

1902                G.L. Jessop

1902                C. McGahey

1902                C. Robson

1904                H. Trumble

1909                J. McC. Blackham

1910               Major B.J. Wardill

1920               HRH The Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII)

1921               Rt Hon Lord Forster GCMG

1922               W. Armstrong

1923               Sir Leo Cussen

1923               H.C.A. Harrison

1925              C. Forrester

1927              HRH The Duke of York (King George VI)

1931              V.S. Ransford

1934              Dr Ramsay Mailer OBE

1934              HRH The Duke of Gloucester

1937             Rt Hon Lord Somers KCMG DSO MC

1939             Dr W.C. McClelland CBE

1939             Sir Edward Mitchell KCMG KC

1939             C.W. Simmonds

1945             J.C. Blair

1945             H. Donahoo

1948             F.T. Krcrouse

1952             D.J. McClelland Sr

1954            HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

1959            H.I. Ebeling

1959            A.E. Chadwick MSM

1971           HRH The Prince of Wales

1971            D.T. Sutherland

1975            L.R. Armstrong

1976            E.K. Tolhurst

1981            K.E. Rigg MBE

1983            I.W. Johnson CBE

1987           Sir Bernard Callinan AC CBE DSO MC

1987           P.J. Beames

1991           C.L. Fairbairn OAM

1993           Donald Cordner

1998          J.R. Mitchell

2000          Dr Ian McDonald

2001          Dr John Lill OAM

2004          R.B. Church

2005          John Cain Jr.

2008          David C. Jones

2012          David E. Meiklejohn

 

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