Lunch marks retirement of under-sheriff

Photo of the lunch for retiring Bucks under sheriff John Leggett

Photo of the lunch for retiring Bucks under sheriff John Leggett

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All of Buckinghamshire’s high sheriffs from the past 16 years turned out for a lunch to mark the retirement of the county’s under-sheriff.

John Leggett served in the role for more than 15 years and the lunch, held at the Judges Lodgings in Aylesbury, was attended by all the high sheriffs he served under between 1999 and 2015.

In the back row (left to right) is Peter Thorogood, Martin Jourdan, Patrick Phillips, The Hon Richard Godber, The Hon Sir William McAlpine, Bt Allan Westray, Alexander Boswell, Sir Stuart Hampson, James Naylor, The Hon Rupert Carington and Alexander Shephard.

Pictured in the front row (left to right) are Amanda Nicholson, Carolyn Cumming, John Leggett, Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt Joe Barclay, The Countess Howe and Jenny Hopkirk.

The main role of the undersheriff is to support the high sheriff in their duties.

Sarah Plumridge will take over the role from Mr Leggett.