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Honarary Freemen of Nottingham

The first person elected an honorary freeman of the borough of Nottingham was Sir Charles Seely in 1895. Nottingham was created a city in 1897. Since that time the following have been created Honorary Freemen:

6 November 1905

The Reverend William Booth

30 October 1908

Sir Samuel George Johnson

15 July 1913

Sir Edward Henry Fraser JP DCL

29 June 1914

William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck Duke of Portland KG GCV0 PC

20 March 1916

Sir John Turney JP

19 February 1917

Flight Commander Captain Albert Ball VC DSO MC

1 December 1919

Alderman Sir John Tom McGraith JP

25 October 1920

Sir Jesse Boot Bart JP afterwards Jesse Baron Trent of Nottingham

15 January 1929

Alderman Edmund Huntsman

12 July 1934

Sir William J Board OBE JP

12 July 1934

John Dane Player JP

12 July 1934

William Goodacre Player JP

14 October 1948

Alderman Herbert Bowles CBE

14 October 1948

Alderman Sir Bernard Swanwick Wright JPDL

29 December 1950

Alderman Sir Stephen Cecil Armitage CBE JP DL

29 December 1950

Alderman Ernest Archibald Braddock JP

29 December 1950

Alderman Sir William Crane CBE JP

29 December 1950

John Eugene Richards

22 December 1958

Alderman Ernest Purser

23 November 1962

Cyril Theodore Forsyth JP

23 Nov ember 1962

Honorary Alderman Joseph Littlefair JP

23 November 1962

Alderman Fredrick Mitchell

3 May 1965

Cecil Edric Mornington Roberts

4 October 1968

William Alfred Olds MBE

17 March 1976

Right Reverend Bishop Edward Richard Ellis DD Phd

17 March 1976

Douglas Keith Scott CBE

28 April 1983

Jayne Torvill MBE

28 April 1983

Christopher Dean MBE

23 March 1993

Brian Howard Clough OBE MA

5 February 1997

Sir Paul Brierley Smith CBE RDI Hon MDES

23 May 2005

Tim Reddish OBE

23 May 2005

Mich Stevenson OBE DL

6 June 2008

Alan Sillitoe

26 September 2008

Professor Sir Colin Campbell

9 July 2012

Professor Nathu Puri

8 July 2013

Dr Stewart Adams OBE

8 July 2013

Sir Peter Mansfield

16 October 2014

Carl Froch

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