MCC Honorary Life members

MCC Honorary Life membership recognises outstanding service to the club.

It has been bestowed sparingly and, including visiting royalty, only 84 members have been honoured since the club's foundation in 1838.

The complete list of those afforded Honorary Life membership is below:
Year
 MemberYear
Member
 1861D.S. Campbell
1909
John Blackham
 1861G. Cavenagh
1910Major J.B. Wardill
 1875R.C. Bagot
1920King Edward VIII
 1878T.J.D. Kelly
1921Rt Hon Lord Forster
 1879W.H. Handfield
1922Warwick Armstrong
 1881HRH Prince Albert Victor of Wales
1923Sir Leo Cussen
 1881HRH Prince George of Wales
1923Henry Harrison
 1881I.D. Walker
1925C. Forrester
 1882E.A.L. Vieusseux
1927King George VI
 1883Hon Ivo Bligh
1931Vernon Ransford
 1883C.F.H. Leslie
1934
Dr Ramsay Mailer 
 1883W.W. Read
1934HRH The Duke of Gloucester
 1883A.G. Steel
1937Rt Hon Lord Somers
 1883C.T. Studd
1939Dr William McClelland
 1883G.B. Studd
1939Sir Edward Mitchell 
 1883E.F.S. Tylecote
1939
Charles Simmonds
 1883G.F. Vernon
1945
J.C. Blair
 1883H.S. Barlow
1945Hector Donahoo
 1886J. McLaughlin
1948F.T. Krcrouse
 1887A.M. Ollivier
1952
D.J. McClelland Sr
 1887F.D. White
1954HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
 1888M.P. Bowden
1959Hans Ebeling
 1888Hon Lord Hawke
1959Albert Chadwick
 1888A.E. Newton
1971
HRH The Prince of Wales
 1888T.C. O'Brien
1971
David Sutherland
 1888Alfred Stoddart
1975
L.R. Armstrong
 1895F.G.J. Ford
1976
Eric Tolhurst
 1895L.H. Gay
1981Keith Rigg
 1895H. Phillipson
1983
Ian Johnson
 1895A.C. MacLaren
1987
Sir Bernard Callinan
 1898N.F. Druce
1987
Percy Beames
 1898J.R. Mason
1991
Clive Fairbairn
 1898Prince Ranjitsinhji
1993Donald Cordner
 1898J. Travis
1998
John Mitchell
 1901Major T.F. Morkham
2000
Dr Ian McDonald
 1901R. Murchison
2001
Dr John Lill
 1901C.H. Ross
2004
Bruce Church
 1902A.O. Jones
2005
John Cain Jr
 1902H.G. Garnett
2008
David Jones
 1902Gilbert Jessop
2012
David Meiklejohn
 1902C. McGahey
2014
Bob Lloyd
 1902C. Robson
2017
Paul Sheahan
 1904Hugh Trumble