The Declaration of Major Patrick Darling DL, MFH as High Sheriff of Herefordshire 2014/2015 took place at The Shirehall on the evening of Thursday 3rd 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 allegience to the Crown and to support the Judiciary. The Court was presided over by Lord Justice Andrew MacFarlane. Major Darling appointed The Reverend Neil Patterson as his Chaplain and Mr Jeremy Wilding as the Under Sheriff of the Bailiwick of Herefordshire.
Pictured above from the left are Mr Jeremy Wilding, Major Patrick Darling and the Reverend Neil Patterson
The incoming and outgoing High Sheriffs and Chaplains with the Magistrates.