Presidents of the WNC

1847 - 1853 Edwin Lees, F.L.S., F.G.S.
1853 - 1857 The Rev. Canon E. H. Craddock, D.D.
1857 - 1860 Edward Holland, M.P.
1860 - 1861 The Rev. Canon A. H. Winnington Ingram, M.A., F.G.S
1861 - 1863 The Very Rev. Dean D. Melville, D.D.
1863 - 1865 The Hon. and Rev. Canon W. H. Lyttelton, M.A.
1865 - 1868 The Ven. Archdeacon W. Lea, M.A.
1868 - 1870 R. S. Bartlett, J.P.
1870 - 1871 The Rev. Canon W. W. Douglas, M.A.
1871 - 1872 The Rev. R. P. Turner, M.A.
1872 - 1874 G. G. Brown
1874 - 1875 The Rev. J. H. Whitely, M.A.
1875 - 1876 W. Weaver Jones
1876 - 1879 John Amphlett, M.A.
1879 - 1881 The Rev. J. H. Thompson
1881 - 1883 John Fraser, M.D.
1883 - 1885 The Rev. Eustace Robinson
1885 - 1886 The Rev. R. Thirsfield, M.A.
1886 - 1891 Frederick Fitch, M.D.
1891 - 1894 Horace Pearce, F.L.S., F.G.S.
1894 - 1898 John Rose, M.D.
1898 - 1902 The Rev. C. E. Ranken, M.A.
1902 - 1906 Carleton Rea, M.A., B.C.L.
1906 - 1909 F. T. Spackman, F.G.S.
1909 - 1912 The Bishop of Worcester, The Right Rev. Huyshe Yeatman-Biggs, D.D., F.S.A
1912 - 1915 The Rev. Canon E. R. Dowdeswell, M.A.
1915 - 1919 John Humphreys, F.S.A., F.L.S, F.G.S.
1919 - 1922 F. Ronald Jeffery
1922 - 1925 W. Wickham King, M.Sc., F.G.S.
1925 - 1928 R. C. Gaut, M.Sc., N.D.A.
1928 - 1931 C. C. Duncan, F.R.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.M.S.
1931 - 1934 Mrs. C. Urquhart Stuart, F.L.S.
1934 - 1938 Carleton Rea, M.A., B.C.L.
1938 - 1946 C. C. Duncan, F.R.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.M.S.
1946 Carleton Rea, M.A., B.C.L. (Died, 24th June)
1946 - 1955 L. Richardson, F.R.S.E., P.A.Inst.W.E., F.G.S.
1955 - 1958 E. J. Wenham, B.Sc., F.R.Met.S.
1958 - 1959 F. M. Day, M.A.
1959 - 1960 A. J. Harthan
1960 - 1961 F. Fincher, F.R.E.S.
1961 - 1997 Mrs. M. Palmer-Smith, M.B.O.U.
1998 -  A. M. Pettigrew