Mayor of Derby

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Mayor of Derby in 2012
A building known as the "Mayor's Parlour" in 1860 (demolished in the 1940s).

Names of the Mayors for the Borough of Derby from the first that was chosen on 3 July 1638 by the king's charter then granted to the town. The two last bailiffs were the two first mayors, Mr Mellor being proclaimed 3 July 1638 to be the mayor until Michaelmas and twelve months after but he died on 5 February 1639 and Mr Hope served the year out.[1]

17th century[edit]

  • 1638 Henry Mellor died 5 February. Mr Hope succeeded him and served the year out
  • 1639 John Hope
  • 1640 Edward Large
  • 1641 Luke Whittington
  • 1642 Henry Wandell
  • 1643 Luke Whittington
  • 1644 Luke Whittington
  • 1645 Gervase Bennet
  • 1646 John Dalton
  • 1647 Robert Mellor
  • 1648 Thomas Sleigh
  • 1649 Edward Large
  • 1650 John Parker
  • 1651 William Willot
  • 1652 John Dalton
  • 1653 Thomas Youle
  • 1654 Humphry Yates
  • 1655 Thomas Sleigh
  • 1656 Gilbert Ward
  • 1657 Nathaniel Hallowes
  • 1658 Edward Large He died and John Parker served the year out
  • 1659 John Gisborne
  • 1660 John Dunnidge
  • 1661 Thomas Potter
  • 1662 John Brookhouse
  • 1663 Edward Walker
  • 1664 Robert Wandel
  • 1665 John Harryman
  • 1666 Hugh Newton
  • 1667 Samuel Spateman
  • 1668 John Dalton
  • 1669 Humphry Yates
  • 1670 James Ward
  • 1671 John Spateman He died in the year and Roger Newton served it out
  • 1672 Roger Newton
  • 1673 Thomas Goodwin
  • 1674 George Blackwell
  • 1675 Edward Walker
  • 1676 Samuel Spateman
  • 1677 John Brookhouse
  • 1678 Robert Wandel
  • 1679 Roger Newton
  • 1680 John Lord
  • 1681 Edward Walker
  • 1682 Roger Newton
  • 1683 Thomas Goodwin
  • 1684 John Dunnidge
  • 1685 Joseph Worden
  • 1686 Solomon Roberte
  • 1687 Leonard Sad displaced 11 Jan by King James II and Halph Brough appointed
  • 1688 John Cheshire
  • 1689 Samuel Spateman
  • 1690 Samuel Cheshire
  • 1691 Samuel Fletcher
  • 1692 John Lord
  • 1693 Thomas Goodwin
  • 1694 Henry Holmes
  • 1695 Henry Noton
  • 1696 Solomon Roberts
  • 1697 William Franceys
  • 1698 Thomas Goodwin He died 26 August and Thomas Carter served the year out
  • 1699 William Franceys

18th century[edit]

  • 1700 William Franceys
  • 1701 Thomas Carter
  • 1702 Joseph Bloodworth
  • 1703 Francis Cockayne
  • 1704 William Turner
  • 1705 Thomas Bott
  • 1706 Joseph Broughton
  • 1707 Thomas Byram
  • 1708 John Holmes
  • 1709 Thomas Fisher
  • 1710 Richard Ward
  • 1711 Francis Cockayne
  • 1712 Thomas Gisborne
  • 1713 Joseph Broughton
  • 1714 Thomas Fisher
  • 1715 Thomas Rivett
  • 1716 John Bagnold Thomas
  • 1717 Thomas Geary
  • 1718 John Holmes
  • 1719 Richard Ward
  • 1720 Hugh Bateman
  • 1721 Francis Cockayne
  • 1722 William Woolley
  • 1723 Philip Parr
  • 1724 Thomas Gisborne
  • 1725 Samuel Cooper
  • 1726 John Bagnold
  • 1727 Thomas Houghton
  • 1728 Robert Wagstaffe
  • 1729 John Gisborne
  • 1730 Isaac Borrow
  • 1731 Nathaniel Edwards
  • 1732 John Holmes
  • 1733 Francis Cockayne
  • 1734 Thomas Gisborne
  • 1735 Samuel Cooper
  • 1736 John Bagnold
  • 1737 John Gisborne
  • 1738 Robert Wagstaffe
  • 1739 Robert Bakewell
  • 1740 Joshua Smith
  • 1741 Samuel Fox
  • 1742 Isaac Borrow
  • 1743 Thomas Gisborne
  • 1744 Samuel Cooper
  • 1745 Robert Hague
  • 1746 Humphrey Booth
  • 1747 Henry Franceys He died 1 January and Humphrey Booth served the year out
  • 1748 Matthew Howe
  • 1749 Thomas Gisborne
  • 1750 Joseph Bingham
  • 1751 Robert Bakewell
  • 1752 Humphrey Booth
  • 1753 Matthew Howe
  • 1754 Robert Bakewell
  • 1755 William Evans
  • 1756 Robert Bakewell
  • 1757 John Bingham
  • 1758 Samuel Crompton
  • 1759 Robert Bakewell
  • 1760 Joseph Bingham
  • 1761 Thomas Rivett
  • 1762 Thomas Milnes He died on 19 October and Joshua Smith served the year out
  • 1763 John Heath
  • 1764 Samuel Wilde
  • 1765 William Evans
  • 1766 Samuel Wilde
  • 1767 Samuel Crompton
  • 1761 William Evans
  • 1769 Thomas Stamford
  • 1770 Henry Flint
  • 1771 Thomas Eaton
  • 1772 John Heath
  • 1773 William Edwards
  • 1774 Christopher Heath
  • 1775 Robert Hope
  • 1776 William Leaper
  • 1777 Robert Hope He died and Samuel Crompton served the year out
  • 1778 Francis Ashby
  • 1779 Matthew Howe
  • 1780 William Edwards
  • 1781 John Hope
  • 1782 Samuel Crompton
  • 1783 Thomas Mather
  • 1784 Francis Ashby
  • 1785 William Edwards
  • 1786 Henry Flint
  • 1787 John Hope
  • 1788 Samuel Crompton
  • 1789 Thomas Mather
  • 1790 Francis Ashby
  • 1791 Thomas Lowe
  • 1792 John Crompton
  • 1793 William Snowden
  • 1794 Richard Leaper
  • 1795 John Hope
  • 1796 John Leaper Newton
  • 1797 Rev Charles Stead Hope
  • 1798 William Edwards
  • 1799 Henry Browne

19th century[edit]

Haslam being knighted whilst mayor in 1890
  • 1800 John Crompton
  • 1801 Samuel Rowland
  • 1802 Thomas Lowe
  • 1803 William Snowden
  • 1804 John Hope
  • 1806 Rev Charles Stead Hope
  • 1806 John Drewry
  • 1807 Richard Leaper
  • 1808 Henry Browne
  • 1809 Samuel Rowland
  • 1810 John Crompton
  • 1811 Thomas Haden
  • 1812 Henry Lowe
  • 1813 Thomas Lowe
  • 1814 John Drewry
  • 1815 Richard Leaper
  • 1816 Rev Charles Stead Hope
  • 1817 John Crompton
  • 1818 Samuel Rowland Bryan
  • 1819 Thomas Haden
  • 1820 James Oakes
  • 1821 Henry Lowe
  • 1822 Thomas Lowe
  • 1823 John Drewry
  • 1824 Richard Leaper
  • 1825 Rev Charles Stead Hope
  • 1826 John Crompton
  • 1827 Samuel Rowland
  • 1828 John Bell Crompton
  • 1829 William Leaper Newton
  • 1830 Rev Charles Stead Hope[1]
  • 1831 Charles Matthew Lowe [2]
  • 1832 John Chatterton[3]
  • 1833 Douglas Fox [2]
  • 1834 Richard Wright Haden [2]
  • 1835 Joseph Strutt[4]
  • 1836 William Leaper Newton [2]
  • 1837 John Bell Crompton [2]
  • 1838 Douglas Fox [2]
  • 1839 John Sandars [2]
  • 1840 Francis Jessopp [2]
  • 1841 Stephen Gamble [2]
  • 1842 John Bell Crompton [2]
  • 1843 John Barber[5]
  • 1844 John Moss
  • 1845 William Eaton Mousley[3]
  • 1846 William Eaton Mousley[3]
  • 1847
  • 1848 Robert Forman[3]
  • 1849 James Haywood[6]
  • 1850 Douglas Fox [7]
  • 1851 J. G. Crompton
  • 1852
  • 1853 T. Madeley [8]
  • 1854 William Goodwin
  • 1855 Robert Pegg [9]
  • 1856 Henry Franceys Gisborne [10]
  • 1857 J.G. Crompton [11]
  • 1858 John Gadsby [12]
  • 1859 W. T. Cox [13]
  • 1860 W. T. Cox [14]
  • 1861 Henry Darby [15]
  • 1862 Thomas Clarke[3]
  • 1863 S. Webster/Thomas Roe
  • 1864 Thomas Roe[3]
  • 1865 Frederick Longden[3]
  • 1866 John Renals [16]
  • 1867 T. Roe Jnr [17]
  • 1869 Robert Forman[3]
  • 1870 Samuel W. Cox [18]
  • 1871 Samuel Leech [19]
  • 1872 Sir John Smith [20]
  • 1873 G. Wheeldon [21]
  • 1874 George Holme Snr [22]
  • 1875 John Turner [23]
  • 1876 W Higginbottom [24]
  • 1877 Sir Henry Howe Bemrose[25][3]
  • 1878 W. J. Smith [26]
  • 1879 William Sowter[3]
  • 1880 Sir Abraham Woodiwiss[27]
  • 1881 Sir Abraham Woodiwiss[27]
  • 1882 Robert Russell[28]
  • 1883 William Hobson[3] (twice mayor [29])
  • 1884 Henry Fowkes [30] (died in office and replaced by William Hobson)
  • 1885 Charles Leech
  • 1886 Samuel Whitaker[3] (died in office)
  • 1887 James William Newbold[3]
  • 1888 Sir Abraham Woodiwiss [31]
  • 1889 Councillor William Heathcote [32]
  • 1890 Sir Alfred Seale Haslam[33]
  • 1891 T. H. Harrison [34]
  • 1892 William H. Marsden[3]
  • 1893 James Patrick Doherty [35]
  • 1894 Alderman George Bottomley[36]
  • 1895 Alderman Henry Boam [37]
  • 1896 Sir Thomas Roe[38]
  • 1897 Alderman Duesbury [39]
  • 1898 Sir Edwin Thomas Ann[25][3]
  • 1899 Alderman T. Fletcher[40]

20th century[41][edit]

  • 19?? Richard Keene
  • 19?? Jack Bussell
  • 1900–01 Edgar Home J.P.[3]
  • 1901–02 Abraham Woodiwiss jnr [42]
  • 1902–03 Frederick Strutt J.P.
  • 1903-04 Councillor Cornelius Boam
  • 1904–05 Councillor W. Hart
  • 1905–06 J P Doherty [43]
  • 1906–07 Sir Edwin T. Ann
  • 1907–08 Alderman Arthur Simpson 1851–1917
  • 1908–09 R B Chamber
  • 1909–10 Alderman William Blews Robotham
  • 1910–11 Alderman Dr H Arnold Bemrose (Conservative)
  • 1911–12 Alderman George Brigden JP (1842–1928)
  • 1912–13 Alderman Sir Thomas Roe
  • 1913–14 Alderman W. G. Wilkins (Liberal)
  • 1914–15 Councillor Samuel Johnson
  • 1915–16 Albert Green[44]
  • 1916–17 H. J. Bonas
  • 1917–18 Edward James Hulse JP
  • 1918–19 Alderman William Blews Robotham
  • 1919–20 Councillor A. J. Eggleston
  • 1920–21 Alderman Dr Robert Laurie (Liberal)
  • 1921–22 Alderman William Robert Raynes
  • 1922–23 Alderman Oswald Ling (Conservative)
  • 1923–24 Councillor Fred H Porter (Liberal)
  • 1924–25 Councillor Alan Mycroft (Labour)
  • 1925–26 Councillor Samuel Collis (Conservative)
  • 1926–27 Councillor Arthur H. Domleo
  • 1927–28 Alderman Arthur Sturgess
  • 1928–29 Alderman S. Johnson
  • 1929–30 Alderman J H H Grant (died in office 1930)
  • 1930 Councillor Sir John Ferguson Bell [45]
  • 1930–31 Councillor William Harold Hoare
  • 1931–32 Alderman W H Salisbury (Labour)
  • 1932–33 Alderman A E Moult (Conservative)
  • 1933–34 Alderman H Slaney (Labour)
  • 1934–35 Councillor B. S. Thorpe
  • 1935–36 Alderman John Clark
  • 1936–37 Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Petty
  • 1937–38 Alderman Edward Ernest Paulson (Labour)
  • 1938–39 Alderman David S Butler
  • 1939–40 Alderman Arthur Thomas Neal
  • 1940–41 Councillor J. Pinchbeck
  • 1941–42 Alderman H. G. Pattison
  • 1942–43 Alderman Herbert A Hind
  • 1943–44 Alderman Ernest Arthur Armstrong
  • 1944–45 Councillor W. H. Philips
  • 1945–46 Alderman T. Johnson
  • 1946–47 Alderman C. R. Bates
  • 1947–48 Councillor George F. Warburton
  • 1948–49 Alderman Arthur Thomas Neal [46]
  • 1949–50 Alderman Charles F. Bowmer
  • 1950–51 Alderman Matthew Lowe
  • 1951–52 Councillor Zachariah Padgin Grayson
  • 1952–53 Thomas Dennis [47]
  • 1953–54 Councillor H J T Russell
  • 1954–55 Alderman Alec Ling
  • 1955–56
  • 1956–57 J. H. Christmas
  • 1957–58
  • 1958–59
  • 1959–60
  • 1960–61 Alderman C E J Andrews
  • 1961–62 Tom Earnshaw
  • 1962–63 Stuart Harper
  • 1963–64 Councillor Mrs Elsie Jane Mack
  • 1964–65 Councillor John Dilworth – Labour
  • 1965–66 Councillor W H Bonell
  • 1966–67 Councillor Elsie Elizabeth Armstrong (1891–1981)
  • 1967–68 Robert Stott
  • 1968–69 Mrs Edith Wood
  • 1969–70 Alderman Tom Taylor
  • 1970–71 Councillor Miss Eleanor Grimmwood-Taylor (1915 – 29 March 2008)
  • 1971–72 Councillor Joe Carty
  • 1972–73
  • 1973–74
  • 1974–75 Councillor George Salt
  • 1975–76 Cyril Ufton
  • 1976–77
  • 1977–78 Councillor Jeffery Tillet
  • 1978–79
  • 1979–80 Councillor Bob Newton
  • 1980–81 Councillor John Fuller
  • 1981–82 Councillor Florence Tunnicliffe
  • 1982–83 Councillor Norman Glen
  • 1983–84 Councillor Margaret Wood
  • 1984–85 Councillor Ron Longdon
  • 1985–86 Councillor W Harry Matthews
  • 1986–87
  • 1987–88 Councillor Nancy Wawman
  • 1988–89 Councillor Leslie Shepley
  • 1989–90 Councillor Ray Baxter, JP
  • 1990–91 Councillor Barry Chadwick
  • 1991–92 Councillor John Keith
  • 1992–93 Councillor Harold Johnson
  • 1993–94 Councillor Robin Wood
  • 1994–95 Councillor Nirmal Dhindsa
  • 1995–96 Councillor John McGiven
  • 1996–97 Councillor Alan Mullarkey
  • 1997–98 Councillor John Fuller
  • 1998–99 Councillor Abdul Rehman
  • 1999–2000 Councillor Sara Bolton

21st century[edit]

  • 2000–01 Councillor Ashok Kalia
  • 2001–02 Councillor Janet Till
  • 2002–03 Councillor Robin Turner
  • 2003–04 Councillor Peter Berry
  • 2004–05 Councillor Ruth Skelton
  • 2005–06 Councillor Roy Webb
  • 2006–07 Councillor John Ahern
  • 2007–08 Councillor Pauline Latham, OBE
  • 2008–09 Councillor Barbara Jackson[48]
  • 2009–10 Councillor Sean Marshall[48]
  • 2010–11 Councillor Amar Nath[49]
  • 2011–12 Councillor Les Allen[49]
  • 2012–13 Councillor Lisa Higginbottom[50]
  • 2013–14 Councillor Fareed Hussain
  • 2014–2015 Councillor Shiraz Khan[51]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Glover, Stephen. The history and directory of the borough of Derby. p. 84. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p The Derby Register. 
  4. ^ derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk
  5. ^ Derby Mercury. 11 September 1844. 
  6. ^ Derby Mercury. 14 August 1850. 
  7. ^ Derby Mercury. 19 November 1851. 
  8. ^ Derby Mercury. 23 November 1853. 
  9. ^ Derby Mercury. 19 March 1856. 
  10. ^ Whites 1857 Directory of Derbyshire
  11. ^ Derby Mercury. 17 March 1858. 
  12. ^ Derby Mercury. 24 November 1858. 
  13. ^ Derby Mercury. 7 December 1859. 
  14. ^ Derby Mercury. 10 October 1860. 
  15. ^ British and Irish Paintings in Public Collections. p. 244. 
  16. ^ Derby Mercury. 28 November 1866. 
  17. ^ Derby Mercury. 7 October 1868. 
  18. ^ Derby Mercury. 19 April 1871. 
  19. ^ Derby Mercury. 13 November 1872. 
  20. ^ "Will of Sir John Smith". Derby Mercury. 9 March 1898. 
  21. ^ Derby Mercury. p. 1 July 1874. 
  22. ^ Derby Mercury. 5 May 1875. 
  23. ^ Derby Daily Telegraph. 25 January 1892. 
  24. ^ Derby Daily Telegraph. 10 November 1883. 
  25. ^ Derby Mercury. 5 May 1896. 
  26. ^ Derby Mercury. 10 November 1896. 
  27. ^ Derby Mercury. 19 October 1898. 
  28. ^ Derby Mercury. 24 January 1900. 
  29. ^ http://cyberweaver.co.uk/mayors.php
  30. ^ "Derby Conservation Areas Hartington Street publisher= Derby City Council". Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  31. ^ http://englishmartyrsparish.org.uk/heritage/parish-history
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  37. ^ a b Outpoing Mayor raise 11,000, ThisIsDerbyshire, accessed August 2011]
  38. ^ Child joke council meeting pledge from new Derby mayor. BBC, accessed 3 November 2012
  39. ^ Shiraz Khan voted in as new Mayor of Derby. Derby Telegraph, accessed 12 June 2014