List of mayors and lord mayors of Melbourne

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This is a list of the mayors and lord mayors of the City of Melbourne, a local government area of Victoria, Australia.

Mayors (1842–1902)[edit]

# Mayor Term
1 Henry Condell[1] 1842–1844
2 Henry Moor [2] 1844–1845
3 Sir James Frederick Palmer [3] 1845–1846
4 Henry Moor [2] 1846–1847
5 Andrew Russell [4] 1847–1848
6 William Montgomerie Bell 1848–1849
7 Augustus Frederick Adolphus Greeves 1849–1850
8 William Nicholson 1850–1851
9 John Thomas Smith 1851–1853
10 John Hodgson 1853–1854
11 John Thomas Smith 1854–1856
12 Peter Davis 1856–1857
13 John Thomas Smith 1857–1858
14 Henry Swallows Walsh 1858–1859
15 Richard Eades 1859–1860
16 John Thomas Smith 1860–1861
17 Robert Bennett 1861–1862
18 Edward Cohen 1862–1863
19 John Thomas Smith 1863–1864
20 George Wragg 1864–1865
21 William Bayles 1865–1866
22 William Williams 1866–1867
23 James Stewart Butters 1867–1868
24 Thomas Moubray 1868–1869
25 Samuel Amess 1869–1870
26 Thomas McPherson 1870–1871
27 Orlando Fenwick 1871–1872
28 Thomas O'Grady 1872–1873
29 John McIlwraith 1873–1874
30 James Gatehouse 1874–1875
31 Alexander Kennedy Smith 1875–1876
32 James Paterson 1876–1877
33 John Pigdon 1877–1878
34 Joseph Story 1878–1879
35 George Meares 1879–1881
36 Cornelius Job Ham 1881–1882
37 James Dodgshun 1882–1883
38 Charles Smith 1883–1884
39 Godfrey Downes Carter 1884–1885
40 James Cooper Stewart 1885–1886
41 William Cain 1887
42 Sir Benjamin Benjamin[5] 1887–1889
43 Matthew Lang 1889–1892
44 Sir Arthur Snowden 1892–1895
45 William Strong 1895–1897
46 Sir Malcolm McEacharn 1897–1900
47 Sir Samuel Gillott 1900–1902

Lord mayors (1902–1980)[edit]

The title of "Lord Mayor" was conferred on the position of mayor by King Edward VII on 18 December 1902.

# Lord mayor Term
48 Sir Samuel Gillott 1902–1903
49 Sir Malcolm McEacharn 1903–1904
50 Charles Pleasance 1904–1905
51 Sir Henry Weedon 1905–1908
52 James Burston 1908–1910
53 Thomas James Davey 1910–1912
54 Sir David Valentine Hennessy 1912–1917
55 Frank Stapley 1917–1918
56 William Whyte Cabena 1918–1919
57 John George Aikman 1919–1920
58 Sir John Warren Swanson 1920–1923
59 Sir William Brunton 1923–1926
60 Sir Stephen Joseph Morell 1926–1928
61 Harold Daniel Luxton 1928–1931
62 Sir Harold Gengoult Smith 1931–1934
63 Sir Alexander George Wales 1934–1937
64 Edward Campbell 1937–1938
65 Sir Arthur Coles 1938–1940
66 Sir Frank Beaurepaire 1940–1942
67 Sir Thomas Sydney Nettlefold 1942–1945
68 Sir Francis Raymond Connelly 1945–1948
69 Sir James Stanley Disney 1948–1951
70 Oliver John Nilsen 1951–1952
71 William John Brens 1952–1953
72 Robert Henry Solly 1953–1954
73 Sir Francis Palmer Selleck 1954–1957
74 Sir Frederick William Thomas 1957–1959
75 Brigadier Sir Bernard Evans 1959–1961
76 Maurice Arnold Nathan 1961–1963
77 Edward Leo Curtis 1963–1965
78 Ian Francis Beaurepaire 1965–1967
79 Reginald Thomas Anthony Talbot 1967–1969
80 Edward Wallace Best 1969–1971
81 Alwynne Rowlands 1971–1972
82 Alan Douglas Whalley 1972–1974
83 Ron Walker 1974–1976
84 Donald Osborne 1976–1977
85 Irvin Rockman 1977–1979
86 Ralph Angelo Bernardi 1979–1980
87 John William Woodruff 1980–1981

Commissioners (1981–1982)[edit]

Commissioners Term
Peter Francis Thorley (Chairman) 1981–1982
Neil Smith
Richard Allston

Lord mayors (1982–1993)[edit]

# Lord mayor Term
88 John Willian Gardner 1982–1983
89 Kevin Chamberlin 1983–1984
90 Edwin John Beacham 1984–1985
91 Thomas Simon Lynch 1985–1986
92 Trevor Huggard 1986–1987
93 Alexis Ord 1987–1988
94 Winsome McCaughey 1988–1989
95 William Deveney 1989–1990
96 Richard Wynne 1990–1991
97 Richard Meldrum 1991–1992
98 Desmond Clark 1992–1993
99 Alan Watson 1993–1993

Commissioners (1993–1996)[edit]

Commissioners Term
Kevan Gosper (Chief Commissioner) 1993–1996
John Rose (Deputy Chief Commissioner)
Catherine Walter
Kevin Rose

Lord mayors (since 1996)[edit]

# Lord mayor Term
100 Ivan Deveson 1996–1999
101 Peter Costigan 1999–2001
102 John So 2001–2008
103 Robert Doyle 2008–present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr Henry CONDELL (1797 - 1871)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Mr Henry MOOR (1809 - 1877)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Alan Gross, 'Palmer, Sir James Frederick (1803 - 1871)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 5, MUP, 1974, pp 392-393. Retrieved 2014-06-25
  4. ^ "Russell, Andrew". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. 
  5. ^ Benjamin, Sir Benjamin (1834–1905) Australian Dictionary of Biography

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