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Chairmen and Speakers of the House of Keys

There have been twenty-six Chairmen and Speakers listed below

Sir George Moore - Speaker 1758-1780. Photo: copyright Manx National HeritageSir Charles Kerruish - Speaker from 1962-1990. Photo: copyright Manx National HeritageLeft is Sir George Moore (Speaker 1758-1780) - the first Member of the House of Keys to insist on the title "Speaker."


Right: Sir Charles Kerruish (Speaker 1962-1990)
- the longest serving Speaker in any Parliament in the Commonwealth and first President of Tynwald.
(Photo reproduced by kind permission of Morrison Photos)


Chairmen & Speakers of The House of Keys
c.1649
Major Richard Stevenson
c.1660-63
Edward Christian
1673
Charles Christian
1697
Captain Thomas Stevenson
1704
Captain John Stevenson
1738
Captain Thomas Heywood
1758
Sir George Moore
1780
John Taubman
1799
Major John Taubman
1823
Colonel Mark Wilkes FRS
1831
General Alexander John Goldie
1844
Colonel John Taubman Goldie-Taubman
1847
John Moore
1854
Edward Moore Gawne
1867
Sir John Senhouse Goldie-Taubman JP
1898
Arthur William Moore CVO MA JP
1909
Dalrymple Maitland
1919
John Robert Kerruish
1919
Sir George Frederick Clucas CBE JP
1937
Sir Joseph David Qualtrough CBE
1960
Henry Knowles Corlett OBE CP
1962
Sir Henry Charles Kerruish OBE CP
1990
George Victor Harris Kneale CBE MA(hc)
1991
James Crookall Cain FCA
1996
Noel Quayle Cringle
2000
John David Qualtrough Cannan
2001
James Anthony Brown
   
All text is copyright Manx National Heritage. Images marked '© MNH' are copyright Manx National Heritage. Text and images are reproduced here by kind permission of Manx National Heritage.
 
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