The County

Warwickshire is a landlocked non-metropolitan County in the West Midlands region of England. The County town is Warwick, although the largest town is Nuneaton. The County is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The estimated population of Warwickshire is c 600,000 (564,562 in 2017 according to web). 

The five districts of Warwickshire are Nuneaton, Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford upon Avon and together they form the Warwickshire County Council area, and are within the 1974 boundaries.  The shape of the administrative area of Warwickshire differs considerably from that of the historic county, which also includes the now autonomous unitary authorities of Coventry and Solihull, as well as a small area around central and north east Birmingham.

The Recent High Sheriffs of Warwickshire

The previous list of High Sheriffs can be found below courtesy of Wikipedia.

  2022-23 Mr David Kelham
  2021-22 Lady Min Willoughby de Broke
  2020-21 Mr Joe Greenwell
  2019-20 Mr Simon Miesegaes
  2018-19 Mrs Clare Sawdon, JP
  2017-18 Mr Mark Davies, CVO



  Chief Constable Debra Tedds


Warwickshire Fire and Rescue

  Chief Fire Officer Ben Brook


West Midlands Ambulance Service

  Chief Executive Dr Anthony Marsh


Presiding Judges of the Midlands Service

    The Honourable Mr Justice Pepperall
    The Honourable Mrs Justice Carr
    The Honourable Mr Justice Baker


King's Rememberancer

    Senor Master Barbara Fontaine


Resident Judge - Warwickshire Crown Court

    His Honour Judge Lockhart, QC


Chairman of the Bench, Warwickshire Magistrates

    Mrs Clare Sawdon, JP


Parlimentary Constituencies

  Warwick and Leamington Mr Matt Western, MP
  Kenilworth and Southam The Right Hon Jeremy Wright, MP, QC
  Stratford upon Avon Mr Nadim Zahawi, MP
  North Warwickshire Mr Craig Tracey, MP
  Rugby Mr Mark Pawsey, MP
  Nuneaton Mr Marcus Jones, MP



  Cllr Kathryn Cargill Mayoress of Alcester
  Cllr Mark Jordan Mayor of Atherstone
  Cllr Caroline Symonds Mayoress of Coleshill
  Cllr John McNicholas Lord Mayor of Coventry
  Cllr Samantha Louden Mayor of Kenilworth
  Cllr Ray Jarvis Mayor of North Warwickshire
  Cllr Robert Tromans Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth
  Cllr Susan Rasmussen Mayoress of Royal Leamington Spa
  Cllr Deepah Roberts Mayoress of Rugby
  Cllr Ian Cooper Mayor of Shipston
  Cllr Graham Foster Mayor of Southam
  Cllr Kevin Taylor Mayor of Stratford upon Avon
  Cllr Richard Edgington Mayor of Warwick
  Cllr Adrian Barton Mayor of Whitnash