Previous Mayors and Lord Mayors

Previous Mayors

  • 1748: John Ward
  • 1749: John Bromley
  • 1750: John Hewitt
  • 1751: Thomas Lighboun
  • 1752: William Porter
  • 1753: George Porter
  • 1754: Thomas Oldham
  • 1754: Thomas Oldham
  • 1755: John Hewitt
  • 1756: John Shaw
  • 1757: Edward Bibbins
  • 1758: John Hewitt
  • 1759: Edward Bibbins
  • 1760: John Hewitt
  • 1761: Richard Langham
  • 1762: Thomas Brockhurst
  • 1762: Thomas Collett
  • 1763: Thomas Nutt
  • 1764: John Minster
  • 1765: John Remington
  • 1766: James Soden
  • 1767: Thomas Dakin
  • 1768: Christopher Hooke
  • 1769: Thomas Brockhurst
  • 1769: John Clarke
  • 1770: Joseph Craner
  • 1771: Joseph Craner
  • 1772: John Minster
  • 1773: James Soden
  • 1774: James Soden
  • 1775: Thomas Lander Smith
  • 1776: Joseph Hands
  • 1777: Samuel Vale
  • 1778: Edward Harper
  • 1779: John Minster
  • 1780: Thomas Pickin
  • 1781: John Cheney
  • 1782: Thomas Luckman
  • 1783: John Whitwell
  • 1784: George Howletts
  • 1785: William Spell
  • 1786: John Carter
  • 1787: Samuel Clarke
  • 1788: Nathan Norman
  • 1789: John Whitwell
  • 1790: William Eburne
  • 1791: James Soden
  • 1791: James Soden
  • 1792: George Howletts
  • 1793: John Williamson
  • 1794: John Williamson
  • 1795: John Williamson
  • 1796: Benjamin Butterworth
  • 1797: William Stanbridge
  • 1798: William Stanbridge
  • 1799: John Carter
  • 1800: Samuel Whitwell
  • 1801: John Mullis
  • 1802: Francis Perkins
  • 1803: Francis Perkins
  • 1804: Francis Perkins
  • 1806: Basil Goode
  • 1807: Basil Goode
  • 1808: Basil Goode
  • 1809: Basil Goode
  • 1810: Basil Goode
  • 1811: Samuel Vale
  • 1812: Samuel Vale
  • 1813: Samuel Vale
  • 1814: Samuel Vale
  • 1815: Sir Skears Rew
  • 1816: Sir Skears Rew
  • 1817: John Clarke
  • 1818: John Clarke
  • 1819: William Perkins
  • 1820: William Perkins
  • 1821: William Perkins
  • 1822: Nathaniel Merridew
  • 1823: Nathaniel Merridew
  • 1824: James Weare
  • 1825: James Weare
  • 1826: James Weare
  • 1827: William Carter
  • 1828: Samuel Whitwell
  • 1829: Samuel Whitwell
  • 1830: Thomas Morris
  • 1831: Thomas Morris
  • 1832: Richard Kevitt Rotherham
  • 1833: William Hawkes
  • 1834: George Eld
  • 1836: Henry Cadwallader Adams
  • 1837: James Beck
  • 1838: Abraham Herbert
  • 1839: Cleophas Ratliff
  • 1840: Edward Humphrey Woodcock
  • 1841: William Hawkes
  • 1842: Abijah Hill Pears
  • 1843: James Sibley Whittem
  • 1844: William Clark
  • 1845: Thomas Banbury
  • 1846: Thomas Banbury
  • 1847: Richard Caldicott
  • 1848: Thomas Cope
  • 1849: Bryan Dunn
  • 1850: Bryan Dunn
  • 1851: William Sargeant
  • 1852: William Sargeant
  • 1853: Samuel Newsome
  • 1854: Francis Sargeant
  • 1855: William Lynes
  • 1856: Henry Browett
  • 1857: Charles Dresser
  • 1858: William Wilmot
  • 1859: Henry Soden
  • 1860: Francis Wyley
  • 1861: Thomas Soden
  • 1862: Thomas Soden
  • 1863: Robert Harvey Minster
  • 1864: Robert Harvey Minster
  • 1865: James Marriott
  • 1866: James Marriott
  • 1867: John Gulson
  • 1868: John Gulson
  • 1869: Thomas Berry
  • 1870: Thomas Berry
  • 1871: William Henry Hill
  • 1872: William Henry Hill
  • 1873: Henry Soden
  • 1874: Robert Arnold Dalton
  • 1875: Samuel Berry
  • 1876: Joseph Edge Banks
  • 1877: Joseph Edge Banks
  • 1878: Henry Scampton
  • 1879: Henry Scampton
  • 1880: Henry Matterson
  • 1881: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1882: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1883: Joseph Edge Banks
  • 1884: James Maycock
  • 1885: James Maycock
  • 1886: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1887: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1888: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1889: Charles John Hill
  • 1890: Charles John Hill
  • 1891: George Singer
  • 1892: George Singer
  • 1893: George Singer
  • 1894: John Baird Loudon
  • 1895: John Baird Loudon
  • 1896: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1897: Thomas Webb Fowler
  • 1898: Thomas Webb Fowler
  • 1899: William Ranby Groate
  • 1900: William Ranby Groate
  • 1901: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1902: Albert Samuel Tomson
  • 1903    Alfred Henry Drinkwater
  • 1904    Alfred Henry Drinkwater
  • 1905    Alfred Henry Drinkwater
  • 1906    William Lee
  • 1907: William Lee
  • 1908    William Lee
  • 1909: William Lee
  • 1910: William Lee
  • 1911: William Fitzthomas Wyley
  • 1912: William Fitzthomas Wyley
  • 1913: Siegfried Bettmann
  • 1914: Malcolm Kenneth Pridmore
  • 1915: Malcolm Kenneth Pridmore
  • 1916: Alick Sargeant Hill
  • 1917: Alick Sargeant Hill
  • 1918: Joseph Innis Bates
  • 1919: Joseph Innis Bates
  • 1920: William Henry Grant
  • 1921: William Henry Grant
  • 1922: William Hewitt
  • 1923: William Hewitt
  • 1924: William Henry Grant
  • 1924: Frank Snape
  • 1925: Frank Snape
  • 1926: Fred Lee
  • 1927: Fred Lee
  • 1928: Alfred Joseph Makepeace
  • 1929: Alfred Joseph Makepeace
  • 1930: William Henry Batchelor
  • 1931: Vincent Wyles
  • 1932: Oliver Mead Flinn
  • 1933: Thomas James Harris
  • 1934: Thomas Edward Friswell
  • 1935: Charles Payne
  • 1936: Arthur Henry Barnacle
  • 1937: Alice Arnold
  • 1938: Sidney Stringer
  • 1939: Joseph Holt
  • 1940: John Albert Moseley
  • 1941: Alfred Robert Grindlay
  • 1942: Emily Smith
  • 1943: Alec Turner
  • 1944: George Edward Hodgkinson
  • 1945: John Charles Lee Gordon
  • 1946: George Briggs
  • 1947: Robert Cramb
  • 1948: William Hodgson Malcolm
  • 1949: Victor Augustus Hammond
  • 1950: Joseph Howatt
  • 1951: Harry Weston
  • 1952: Bertram Henry Gardner

Previous Lord Mayors

  • 1953: Hamblet Bertie Warner Cresswell
  • 1954: John Fennell
  • 1955: Thomas Henry Dewis
  • 1956: William Isaac Thomson
  • 1957: Pearl Marguerite Hyde, MBE
  • 1958: Harold Henry Kemble Winslow
  • 1959: William Henry Edwards
  • 1960: Harry Stanley
  • 1961: William Callow
  • 1962: Arthur James Waugh Snr
  • 1963: Emily Allen Allen
  • 1964: Thomas Henry Whiteman
  • 1965: William Parfitt
  • 1966: Edwin Moody Rogers
  • 1967: Eric James Williams
  • 1968: Leonard Lamb, JP
  • 1969: William Frederick Burdett
  • 1970: Sidney John Cordery, OBE
  • 1971: Tom Meffen
  • 1972: Wilfred Spencer
  • 1973: Gerard William Sheridan
  • 1974: John Dennis Berry
  • 1975: Charles Ward
  • 1976: Robert Frederick Loosley
  • 1977: Ralph Clews
  • 1978: Charles McKenzie Maxwell
  • 1978: Kenneth Bertram Benfield
  • 1979: Harry Richards
  • 1980: Tom McLatchie
  • 1981: Philip Walter George Robinson
  • 1982: Edgar William Weaver, B.E.M.
  • 1983: Joseph Thompson
  • 1984: Walter Sidney Brandish, JP
  • 1985: William McKernan
  • 1986: Winifred Eva Lakin
  • 1987: Jeffrey Desmond White
  • 1988: Arthur James Waugh, Jnr
  • 1989: David John Cairns
  • 1990: William Arthur Hardy
  • 1991: David H. Edwards
  • 1992: Samuel Donald Ewart
  • 1993: Alex M. Boyd
  • 1994: Nick Nolan
  • 1995: Joseph Clifford
  • 1996: Arthur J. Hodson
  • 1997: John Mutton
  • 1998: Maggie Rosher
  • 1999: Joan Wright
  • 2000: Sheila Collins, JP
  • 2001: Dave Chater
  • 2002: Ken Taylor OBE
  • 2003: Sucha Singh Bains
  • 2004: John Victor Gazey
  • 2005: Ram Parkash Lakha OBE
  • 2006: Shabbir Ahmed
  • 2007: Dave Batten
  • 2008: Andy Matchet
  • 2009: Jack Harrison MBE JP
  • 2010: Brian Kelsey
  • 2011: Keiran Mulhall
  • 2012: Tim Sawdon
  • 2013: Gary Crookes
  • 2014: Hazel Noonan
  • 2015: Michael Hammon
  • 2016: Lindsley Harvard
  • 2017: Tony Skipper
  • 2018: John Blundell
  • 2019: Linda Bigham
  • 2020: Ann Lucas OBE
  • 2021: John McNicholas