Andrew Williams (Hn 86) has been sworn in as the new High Sheriff of Cornwall, taking up the reins from Mark Thomas who has held the office for the last year.
The swearing-in took place this weekend with a small ceremony at his home in Lanhydrock. The Office of High Sheriff is the oldest Royal appointment, with each county in England and Wales having an appointed High Sheriff. In Cornwall the appointment is made by HRH The Duke of Cornwall.
For more information about Andrew’s appointment and the history and tradition of The High Sheriff please see the press report here.