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Past Presidents of the SoE and C&MES

A list of Past Presidents of the Society of Engineers and the Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society.

The SoE and C&MES joined to form the incorporated Society of Engineers in 1910. In 2005 the SoE was absorbed by the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE). The IIE joined with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) in March 2006 to become the IET.

Past Presidents of the Society of Engineers

2004 Allan Cooper Wright
2003 S John C Gale
2002 David McLaren
2001 David W Purnell
1999 Brian Rhys Masterston
1998 Alan D Crowhusrt
1997 Alan D Crowhurst
1996 John H Wilkinson
1995 Dennis F B Gibbard
1994 Eric S Long
1993 David McLaren
1992 Thomas Kenneth-Duncan
1991 T E Geldart
1990 J H Roderick Haswell
1989 Iain Cooper Wright
1988 Iain Cooper Wright
1987 Alan John Curzon
1986 Raymond Charles Yarnell
1985 David Vaughan Richards
1984 Victor Charles Ealey
1983 Charles Kenneth Haswell
1982 Colin Cruickshanks Bates
1981 John Alfred Gardner
1980 David John Hardcastle
1979 Richard Charles Wykes
1978 Albert Edward Witchlow
1977 Peter Michael Rex Olley
1976 Thomas Morgan Scanlon
1975 John David Burrows
1974 The Earl of Ilchester
1973 Douglas John Ayres
1972 Stanley Nash Bruce Gairn
1971 Brian Joseph Bell
1970 Frank Wilsenham Hyde
1969 William Godfrey Taylor
1968 Leo Giulio Culleton
1967 Robert Carey
1966 Gilbert Robert Charles Bunn
1965 Charles Leslie Nichol Laing
1964 Donald William Tull
1963 Donald William Tull
1962 John Charles Maxwell-Cook
1961 William Edward Humphrey
1960 Eric Godfrey Massey Collier
1959 Iain Cyril Cocking
1958 Robert Clark
1957 Edward Charles Lejeune
1956 Captain Harry Francis Jackson
1955 Henry George Taylor
1954 Walter Robert Howard
1953 Gerald Norman Swayne
1952 Ronald Samuel Vernon Barber
1951 Paul Sison Ham
1950 Cyril Lett Boucher
1949 Edward Sugden Waddington
1948 Ernest Edward Turner
1947 Victor Stephen Wigmore
1946 Albert Edward Turner
1945 Frank Parfett
1944 Frank Parfett
1943 Edward John Spiller Lamport
1942 Sir Henry Percy Maybury
1941 Sir Henry Percy Maybury
1940 Sir Henry Percy Maybury
1939 Sir Henry Percy Maybury
1938 H Bentham
1937 Bateman Brown Tarring OBE
1935 Hervey Carlton Hawkins
1934 Arthur Marinus Alexander Struben OBE
1933 James Douglas Haworth
1932 Frederick William Mackenzie-Skues
1931 Harry William Towse
1930 William Marrow Beckett MBE
1929 Archibald Kirkwood Dobbs
1928 Charles Henry James Clayton
1927 Douglas Charles Fidler
1926 Gerald Otley Case
1925 Archibald Stewart Buckle
1924 George Arthur Becks
1923 Arthur Marshall Arter
1922 Alfred Tony Jules Gueritte
1921 Lord Headley
1920 Burnard Geen
1919 Walter Noble Twelvetrees
1918 William Beedie Esson
1917 Henry Charles Adams
1916 Percy Griffith
1915 Norman Scorgie
1914 Henry Chawner Hine Shelton
1913 Arthur Valon
1912 John Kennedy
1911 Francis George Bloyd
1910 Diogo A Symons
1909 Edward John Silcock
1908 Joseph William Wilson
1907 Richard St George Moore
1906 Maurice Wilson
1905 Nicholas James West
1904 David Butler Butler
1902 Percy Griffith
1901 Charles Mason
1900 Henry O'Connor
1899 John Cory Fell
1898 William Worby Beaumont
1897 George Maxwell Lawford
1896 Samuel Herbert Cox
1895 William George Peirce
1894 George Abraham Goodwin
1893 William Andrew McIntosh Valon
1892 Joseph William Wilson Junior
1891 William Newby Colam
1890 Henry Adams
1889 Jonathan R Baillie
1888 Arthur T Walmisley
1887 Professor Henry Robinson
1886 Perry Fairfax Nursey
1885 Charles Gandon
1884 Arthur Rigg
1883 Jabez Church
1882 Jabez Church
1881 Charles Horsley
1880 Joseph Bernays
1879 Robert Paulson Spice
1878 Robert Paulson Spice
1877 Thomas Cargill
1876 Vaughan Pendred
1875 John Henry Adams
1874 William MacGeorge
1873 Jabez Church
1872 Jabez Church
1871 Baldwin Latham
1870 William Adams
1869 Frederick William Bryant
1868 Baldwin Latham
1867 William Henry Le Feuvre
1866 Zerah Colburn
1865 William Thomas Carrington
1864 Charles Llewellyn Light
1863 Robert Monro Christie
1862 Edward Riley
1861 James C Amos
1860 Rowland Mason Ordish
1859 Henry Palfrey Stephenson
1858 Robert Monro Christie
1857 George William Allan
1856 Henry Palfrey Stephenson
1855 No official President
1854 No official President

Past Presidents of the Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society

1908 W N Twelvetrees
1907 W N Twelvetrees
1906 W B Esson
1905 W B Esson
1904 C T A Hanssen
1903 C T A Hanssen
1902 C T A Hanssen
1901 Professor R H Smith
1900 Professor R H Smith
1899 B B Dadley
1898 B B Dadley
1897 H Coward
1896 S à Court
1895 S à Coyrt
1894 C T Walrond
1893 R Bolton
1892 R Bolton
1891 A A Myall
1890 R Nelson Boyd
1889 Henry Adams
1888 R E Middleton
1887 R E Middleton
1886 E H G Brewster
1885 H M Whitley
1884 Thomas Cole
1883 R H Twigg
1882 R H Twigg
1881 A T Walmisley
1880 H E Hill
1879 W C Street
1878 C H Driver
1877 H V F Valpy
1876 R M Bancroft
1875 W F Butler
1874 G W Willcocks
1873 C H Rew
1872 C W Whitaker
1871 A C Pain
1870 J B Walton
1869 W F Black
1868 B Haughton
1867 B Haughton
1866 G Eedes Eachus
1865 G Eedes Eachus
1864 W H Maw
1863 W H Maw
1862 F Campin
1861 F Campin
1860 G C Fraser
1859 G W MacGeorge