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Birthday Honours 2020

New Year's Honours 2021

Birthday Honours 2020

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate the Shropshire residents who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours. These Honours, which were to be announced on the Queen’s official birthday in June, were delayed because of the Coronavirus and the list now includes medical staff, key workers and volunteers who responded to the pandemic so splendidly and provide essential support within their local communities. 

Members of the Order of the British Empire


Miss Denise Blake-Roberts

Director and Curator, Wedgwood Museum Trust. For services to Heritage.

Dr. Derek Farrell

For services to Psychology.

Professor Mark Timothy O’Shea

Professor of Herpetology, University of Wolverhampton. For services to Higher Education, Zoology, Reptile Conservation and Snakebite Research.

Mr. Gareth James Smith

Department Lead, Severndale Specialist Academy. For services to Children and Young People during Covid-19.

Mr. Martin William Yates 

Training Manager, Worldskills UK. For services to the Worldskills Competition.

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire


Mrs Margaret Maureen Hamer

For services to the community in Church Stretton.

Mrs Elizabeth Frances Lewis

For services to the community in Church Stretton.

Mr. Sufu Miah 

For services to the community in Oswestry.