Sixty Have Served as General Authorities in the British Isles


Of the thirteen General Authorities who were in the British Isles during the July conferences and historical site dedications, eight, including President Ezra Taft Benson, had served there in various capacities as General Authorities.

Church historical records show that, to date, a total of sixty Church leaders have served in the British Isles as General Authorities. Their names follow in chronological order:

1837–50

Heber C. Kimball

British Mission

President

1837–38

Orson Hyde

British Mission

Missionary

1837–38

Willard Richards

British Mission

Missionary

1837–41

Brigham Young

British Mission

President

1840–41

Wilford Woodruff

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

John Taylor

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

Heber C. Kimball

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

Parley P. Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

Orson Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

George A. Smith

British Mission

Missionary

1840–41

Lorenzo Snow

British Mission

Missionary

1840–43

Parley P. Pratt

British Mission

President

1841–42

Orson Hyde

British Mission

Missionary

1841–42

Wilford Woodruff

British Mission

President

1845–46

Orson Hyde

British Mission

President

1846–47

John Taylor

British Mission

Missionary

1846–47

Parley P. Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1846–47

Orson Pratt

British Mission

President

1848–51

1850–70

Franklin D. Richards

British Mission

Missionary

1850–51

Erastus Snow

British Mission

Missionary

1850–52

Lorenzo Snow

British Mission

Missionary

1850–52

John Taylor

British Mission

Missionary

1850–52

Franklin D. Richards

British Mission

President

1851–52

Orson Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1853

Franklin D. Richards

British Mission

President

1854–56

Orson Pratt

British Mission

President

1856–57

Ezra T. Benson

British Mission

Missionary

1856–57

Amasa M. Lyman

British Mission

President

1860–62

Charles C. Rich

British Mission

President

1860–62

Amasa M. Lyman

British Mission

Missionary

1860

George Q. Cannon

British Mission

Missionary

1860–62

George Q. Cannon

British Mission

President

1862–64

John Smith

British Mission

Missionary

1862–64

Daniel H. Wells

British Mission

President

1864–65

Orson Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1864–67

Brigham Young, Jr.

British Mission

President

1865–67

Franklin D. Richards

British Mission

Missionary

1866–67

Brigham Young, Jr.

British Mission

Missionary

1867

Franklin D. Richards

British Mission

President

1867–68

1870–90

Horace S. Eldredge

British Mission

Missionary

1870–71

Albert Carrington

British Mission

President

1871–73

George A. Smith

British Mission

Missionary

1872–73

Lorenzo Snow

British Mission

Missionary

1872–73

Erastus Snow

British Mission

Missionary

1873

John W. Young

British Mission

Missionary

1873

Joseph F. Smith

British Mission

President

1874–75

Albert Carrington

British Mission

President

1875–77

Joseph F. Smith

British Mission

President

1877–78

Orson Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1877

Orson Pratt

British Mission

Missionary

1878

Albert Carrington

British Mission

President

1880–82

John Henry Smith

British Mission

Missionary

1882–85

Daniel H. Wells

British Mission

Missionary

1884–87

Christian D. Fjelsted

British Mission

Missionary

1886–90

George Teasdale

British Mission

Missionary

1886–87

George Teasdale

British Mission

President

1887–90

John Morgan

British Mission

Missionary

1889

1890–1920

John W. Young

British Mission

Missionary

1890

Brigham Young, Jr.

British Mission

President

1890–93

Anthon H. Lund

British Mission

President

1893–96

Rulon S. Wells

British Mission

President

1896–98

Francis M. Lyman

British Mission

President

1901–04

Heber J. Grant

British Mission

President

1904–06

Charles W. Penrose

British Mission

President

1906–10

Rudger Clawson

British Mission

President

1910–13

Hyrum M. Smith

British Mission

President

1913–16

George F. Richards

British Mission

President

1916–19

George Albert Smith

British Mission

President

1919–21

1920–87

Orson F. Whitney

British Mission

President

1921–22

David O. McKay

British Mission

President

1922–24

James E. Talmage

British Mission

President

1924–27

John A. Widtsoe

British Mission

President

1927–28

Joseph F. Merrill

European Mission

President

1933–36

Richard R. Lyman

European Mission

President

1936–38

Hugh B. Brown

British Mission

President

1937–40

Hugh B. Brown

British Mission

President

1944–46

Ezra Taft Benson

European Mission

President

1946

Alma Sonne

European Mission

President

1946–50

Marion D. Hanks

British Mission

President

1962–64

Bernard P. Brockbank

North British Mission

President

1960–62

N. Eldon Tanner

West European Mission

President

1961–63

Bernard P. Brockbank

Scottish-Irish Mission

President

1962–63

Mark E. Petersen

West European Mission

President

1963–65

Robert L. Simpson

England London Mission

President

1975

Robert D. Hales

England London Mission

President

1978–79

Joseph B. Wirthlin

Europe Area

President

1984–86

John Sonnenberg

Europe Area

Counselor

1984–85

Derek A. Cuthbert

Europe Area

Counselor

1984–85

Russell C. Taylor

Europe Area

Counselor

1984–87

Hans B. Ringger

Europe Area

Counselor

1985–

Carlos E. Asay

Europe Area

President

1986–

Jack H. Goaslind, Jr.

British Isles/Africa Area

President

1987–

Spencer H. Osborn

British Isles/Africa Area

Counselor

1987–

Alexander B. Morrison

British Isles/Africa Area

Counselor

1987–