Declaration of Bob Tabor Esq, DL as High Sheriff of Herefordshire 2013/14

The Declaration of Bob Tabor DL as High Sheriff for Herefordshire 2013/14 took place at the Shirehall on the evening of Thursday 4th April in front of the Lord Lieutenant and a distinguished group of church, judicial and civic dignitaries.

During the ceremony the new High Sheriff swore allegiance to the Crown and to uphold and support the judiciary. The Court was presided over by His Honour Judge James Tabor QC, brother of the new High Sheriff.  Mr Chris Hillyard JP, Chairman of the Bench Witnessed the Declaration.  Mr Tabor appointed Reverend Prebendary Sam Ashton as his Chaplain and Mr Jeremy Wilding as the Under Sheriff for the Bailiwick of Herefordshire.


The High Sheriff signing the Declaration with his brother His Honour Judge James Tabor QC, the Under Sheriff Mr Jeremy Wilding and the Chairman of the Bench Mr Christopher Hillyard JP

Lt. Col. Charles Thwaites MBE (outgoing High Sheriff), Bob and His Honour Judge James Tabor, QC

Bob and Bea with Sue Arbuthnott and Nat Hone in the background

HM Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, The Countess of Darnley with The Chief Constable of West Mercia Police David Shaw Esq and Councillor John Jarvis in the background

Lt. Col. Colin Tremellen, Mary Walsh and the Chaplain to the High Sheriff Reverend Prebendary Sam Ashton with Theresa Rawstorne in the background

Simon Dereham, Chairman of the Bench Christopher Hillyard JP and Jan Hillyard

Sonia Donald, Ian Donald and Imogen Elliott