List of Mayors and Lord Mayors of Manchester

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This is a list of the Mayors and Lord Mayors of Manchester in the North West of England.[1][2]

Mayors of Manchester[edit]

1838–1892[edit]

No. Mayor Tenure Begin Tenure End Terms Notes
1 Sir Thomas Potter 1838 1840 2 Father of Sir John Potter, who was Mayor 1848–1851.[3][4]
2 William Neil 1840 1842 2
3 James Kershaw 1842 1843 1
4 Alexander Kay 1843 1845 2
5 William Benjamin Watkins 1845 1846 1
6 Sir Elkanah Armitage 1846 1848 2
7 Sir John Potter 1848 1851 3 Son of Sir Thomas Potter, who was Mayor 1838–1840.[3][4]
8 Robert Barnes 1851 1853 2
9 Benjamin Nicholls 1853 1855 2
10 Sir James Watts 1855 1857 2
11 Ivie Mackie 1857 1860 3
12 Matthew Curtis 1860 1861 1 1st term
13 Thomas Goadsby 1861 1862 1
14 Abel Heywood 1862 1863 1 1st term
15 John Marsland Bennett 1863 1865 2
16 William Bowker 1865 1866 1
17 Robert Neill 1866 1868 2
18 John Grave 1868 1871 3
19 William Booth 1871 1873 2
20 Alfred Watkin 1873 1874 1
21 John King 1874 1875 1
22 Matthew Curtis 1875 1876 1 2nd term
23 Abel Heywood 1876 1877 1 2nd term
24 Charles Sydney Grundy 1877 1879 2
25 Henry Patteson 1879 1880 1
26 Sir Thomas Baker 1880 1882 2
27 John Hopkinson 1882 1883 1
28 Philip Goldschmidt 1883 1884 1 1st term
29 Sir John James Harwood 1884 1885 1 1st term
30 Philip Goldschmidt 1885 1886 1 2nd term
31 Matthew Curtis 1886 1887 1 3rd term
32 Sir John James Harwood 1887 1888 2 2nd term
33 William Batty 1888 1889 1
34 Sir John Mark 1889 1891 2 The first Mayor of the County Borough.
35 Sir Bosdin Thomas Leech 1891 1892 1

Lord Mayors of Manchester[edit]

19th century[edit]

No. Lord Mayor Tenure Begin Tenure End Terms Notes
1 Sir Anthony Marshall 1892 1894 2
2 Abraham Evans Lloyd 1894 1896 2
3 John Foulkes Roberts 1896 1897 1
4 Robert Gibson 1897 1898 1
5 Sir William Henry Vaudrey 1898 1899 1
6 Thomas Briggs 1899 1901 2

20th century[edit]

No. Lord Mayor Tenure Begin Tenure End Terms Notes
7 Sir James Hoy 1901 1902 1
8 John Royle 1902 1903 1
9 Sir Thomas Thornhill Shann 1903 1905 2
10 James Herbert Thewlis 1905 1906 1
11 John Harrop 1906 1907 1
12 Sir Edward Holt, Bart. 1907 1909 2
13 Sir Charles Behrens 1909 1911 2
14 Sir Samuel Walter Royse 1911 1913 2
15 Sir Daniel McCabe, DL 1913 1915 2
16 Arthur George Copeland 1915 1916 1
17 Sir Thomas Smethhurst 1916 1917 1
18 Sir Alexander Porter 1917 1918 1
19 John Makeague 1918 1919 1
20 Sir William Kay, Kt. 1919 1919 1 1st term
21 Tom Fox, OBE 1919 1920 1
22 Sir William Kay, Kt. 1920 1921 1 2nd term
23 Ernest Emil Darwin Simon 1921 1922 1 Knighted in 1932, created Baron Simon of Wythenshawe in 1947.[5]
24 Sir William Cundiff 1922 1923 1
25 William Turner Jackson 1923 1924 1
26 Sir Frederick Joseph West, Kt, GBE 1924 1925 1
27 Sir Miles Ewart Mitchell, Kt, CBE 1925 1926 1
28 James Henry Swales 1926 1927 1
29 Sir William Davy, Kt 1927 1928 1
30 Lt-Col George Westcott, OBE 1928 1929 1
31 Sir Robert Noton Barclay, Kt 1929 1930 1
32 George Frank Titt 1930 1931 1
33 Ellis Green 1931 1932 1
34 Sir William Walker, Kt 1932 1933 1
35 Joseph Binns, MBE 1933 1934 1
36 Samuel Woollam 1934 1935 1
37 Thomas Stone Williams 1935 1936 1
38 Joseph Toole 1936 1937 1
39 Joseph Crookes Grimes, OBE 1937 1938 1
40 Sir William Kay, Kt. 1938 1938 1 3rd term
41 Elijah John Hart 1938 1939 1
42 George Harold White 1939 1940 1
43 Robert Griffith Edwards 1940 1941 1
44 Wright Robinson 1941 1942 1
45 John Septimus Hill 1942 1943 1
46 Leonard Bramwell Cox 1943 1944 1
47 William Philip Jackson 1944 1945 1
48 Hugh Lee 1945 1946 1 Father of Hugh Lee (Lord Mayor 1981–1982)
49 Thomas Henry Adams 1946 1947 1
50 Mary Latchford Kingsmill-Jones, CBE, JP 1947 1949 2
51 Robert Moss, 1949 1950 1
52 Colonel Samuel Percy Dawson, CBE, MM, TD, DL 1950 1951 1
53 William Collingson, OBE 1951 1952 1
54 Douglas Gosling 1952 1953 1
55 Abraham Moss 1953 1954 1
56 Sir Richard Harper, Kt 1954 1955 1
57 Tom Regan 1955 1956 1
58 Harry Sharp 1956 1957 1
59 Sir Leslie Lever MP 1957 1958 1 Created Baron Lever in 1975.[6]
60 James Edward Fitzsimons 1958 1959 1
61 Harold Quinney, DL 1959 1960 1
62 Arthur Donovan 1960 1961 1
63 Sir Lionel Biggs, Kt 1961 1962 1
64 Sir Robert Thomas, Kt, DL 1962 1963 1
65 Robert Carr Rogers, CBE 1963 1964 1
66 Dr William Chadwick 1964 1965 1
67 Bernard Sydney Langton, CBE 1965 1966 1
68 Nellie Beer, OBE, DL 1966 1967 1
69 Dame Elizabeth Yarwood, DBE, DL 1967 1968 1
70 Harold Stockdale 1968 1969 1
71 Neil Gowanloch Westbrook 1969 1970 1
72 William Atkinson Downward, DL 1970 1971 1
73 Douglas John Edwards 1971 1972 1
74 Edward Grant 1972 1973 1
75 Kenneth Collis 1973 1974 1 Opened T1 Manchester Airport and also given an OBE in 1992
76 Frederick Balcombe, JP 1974 1975 1 The first Lord Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough
77 Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw 1975 1976 1
78 Kenneth Franklin 1976 1977 1
79 Robert Crawford 1977 1978 1
80 Trevor Thomas 1978 1979 1
81 G.W.G. Fitzsimons 1979 1980 1
82 Winnie Smith 1980 1981 1
83 Hugh Lee 1981 1982 1 Son of Hugh Lee (Lord Mayor 1945-1946)
84 Clifford Tomlinson 1982 1983 1
85 Dr M. J. Taylor 1983 1984 1 Son of Dr Joe Taylor, founder and first chairman of the Greater Manchester Council
86 Harold Tucker 1984 1985 1
87 Kenneth Strath 1985 1986 1
88 Kathleen Robinson 1986 1987 1
89 Eileen Kelly 1987 1988 1
90 Patricia Conquest 1988 1989 1
91 Yomi Mambu 1989 1990 1
92 John Gilmore 1990 1991 1
93 George Chadwick 1991 1992 1
94 William Egerton 1992 1993 1
95 William T Risby 1993 1994 1
96 Sheila Smith 1994 1995 1
97 Joyce Keller 1995 1996 1
98 Derek Shaw 1996 1997 1
99 Gerry Carroll 1997 1998 1
100 Gordon Conquest 1998 1999 1
101 Tony Burns 1999 2000 1

21st century[edit]

No. Lord Mayor Tenure Begin Tenure End Notes Ref(s)
102 Hugh Barrett 2000 2001
103 John Smith 2001 2002
104 Roy Walters, BEM, JP 2002 2003
105 Audrey Jones, JP 2003 2004
106 Tom O'Callaghan 2004 2005
107 Mohammed Afzal Khan 2005 17 May 2006 [7]
108 James Ashley 17 May 2006 12 August 2006 Died in office. [7][8][9]
109 David Sandiford 11 October 2006 16 May 2007 [10][11]
110 Glynn Evans 16 May 2007 14 May 2008 [11][12]
111 Mavis Smitheman 14 May 2008 13 May 2009 [12][13][14]
112 Alison Firth 13 May 2009 19 May 2010 [15]
113 Mark Hackett 19 May 2010 18 May 2011
114 Harry Lyons 18 May 2011 2012
115 Elaine Boyes 2012 2013
116 Naeem ul Hassan, JP 2013 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Lord Mayor's Office: Former Mayors of Manchester (1838–1892)". Manchester City Council. p. 5. Retrieved 3 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "The Lord Mayor's Office: Former Lord Mayors of Manchester (1892–Present)". Manchester City Council. p. 4. Retrieved 3 December 2007. 
  3. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "thePeerage.com – Sir Thomas Potter". The Peerage. [unreliable source]. URL accessed 14 December 2007.
  4. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "thePeerage.com – Sir John Potter". The Peerage. [unreliable source]. URL accessed 14 December 2007.
  5. ^ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page: Severn to Sligo (including Simon of Wythenshawe). URL accessed 14 December 2007.
  6. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "thePeerage.com – Sir Leslie Maurice Lever, Baron Lever". The Peerage. [unreliable source]. URL accessed 14 December 2007.
  7. ^ a b "Minutes of a meeting of the Council held on 17 May 2006". Manchester City Council. 17 May 2006. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  8. ^ "Lord Mayor of Manchester has passed away". Manchester City Council. 13 August 2006. Retrieved 14 December 2007. 
  9. ^ Rooth, Ben (14 August 2006). "Lord Mayor of Manchester dies". Manchester Evening News (M.E.N. Media). 
  10. ^ "Minutes of a meeting of the Council held on 11 October 2006" (PDF). Manchester City Council. 11 October 2006. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  11. ^ a b "Minutes of a meeting of the Council held on 16 May 2007" (PDF). Manchester City Council. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  12. ^ a b "Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Council held on 14 May 2008" (PDF). Manchester City Council. 14 May 2008. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  13. ^ Keegan, Mike (16 May 2008). "All go for purple-hair Mayor". Manchester Evening News (M.E.N. Media). Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  14. ^ "Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Council held on 13th May 2009" (PDF). Manchester City Council. 13 May 2009. p. 1. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  15. ^ "New Lord Mayor unites nations". Manchester City Council. 12 May 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009. 

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