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List of mayors of Westminster

This is a list of Mayors and the later Lord Mayors of the City of Westminster.

After having elected a mayor since its creation as a Metropolitan Borough in 1900, the City of Westminster was awarded the dignity of a Lord Mayoralty by letters patent dated 11 March 1966. [1]

The Lord Mayor of Westminster is ex-officio the deputy High Steward of Westminster Abbey. By tradition, the Lord Mayor of Westminster visits Oslo every year in the late autumn to take part in the felling of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree.

Mayors of Westminster [ edit ]

Major-General Lord Cheylemore. Mayor of Westminster 1904–1905. As depicted by "Spy" (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, October 1891
Year Name Notes
1900 Duke of Norfolk 1st Mayor of Westminster
1901 Colonel Clifford Probyn
1902 Captain Herbert Merton Jessel [2] MP for St Pancras South 1896–1906, 1910–1918
1903 Walter Emden Architect
1904 Major-General Lord Cheylesmore Army officer
1905 George William Tallents
1907 John William Dennis MP for Birmingham, Deritend 1918–1922
1908 Robert Woolley Walden
1909 Rev. Frederick Harcourt Hillersdon
1910 Edward Lygon Somers Cocks
1911 John Maria Gatti Theatre manager, restaurateur and businessman
1912 Harold Lyon Thomson
1913 Reginald White Granville-Smith
1914 George Booth Heming
1915–1918 George Earle Welby 3 terms
1918 George William Tallents 2nd term
1919 Edward St Leger, 6th Viscount Doneraile
1920 Samuel Gluckstein
1921 George Washington Lawrence
1922 Frank Gibbs Rye
1923 William Edgar Horne
1924 Silvio Paul Bernini Bucknall
1925 George Henry Heilbuth
1926 Silvio Paul Bernini Bucknall 2nd term
1927 Jacques Abady Lawyer
1928 Major Vivian Barry Rogers
1929–1930 Captain Julien Frederick Charles Bennett 2 terms
1931–1932 Rev. Edward St George Schomberg 2 terms
1933–1934 Frederick George Rudler 2 terms
1935 James Cornelius Dalton
1936 Arthur Jared Palmer Howard MP for Westminster St George's 1945–1950
1937 Harry Sheil Elster Vanderpant
1938 George Frederick Jerdain
1939 Major Richard Rigg MP for Appleby division, 1900–1905
1940 Leonard Eaton Smith Killed in an air raid in May 1941. Post left vacant for rest of term.
1941 George Frederick Jerdain 2nd term
1942 W. Stanley Edgson
1943 Hubert Victor Day
1944 Maurice G. Giles
1945 Edward Herbert Keeling MP for Twickenham, 1935–1954
1946 Greville Reginald Charles Howard MP for St Ives, 1950–1966
1947–1948 Hal Gutteridge 2 terms
1949 Colonel J. Allan Mulholland
1950 Wilfred Eric Rice
1951 Albert Sciver
1952 Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Norman Edwards
1953 Charles Pearce Russell
1954 John Gordon Elsworthy
1955–1956 Patrick Stirling 2 terms
1957 Sir Charles Norton
1958 David Neville Cobbold Lawyer
1959 Group Captain Gordon Pirie
1960 Robert L. Everest
1961 Jack Lodewyk Charles Dribbell
1962 Paul Antony Negretti
1963 Leslie Farmiloe
1964 Brian Fitzgerald-Moore

Lord Mayors of Westminster [ edit ]

Year Name Notes
1965 Sir Charles Norton 2nd term. First Lord Mayor.
1966 Anthony L. Burton
1966 Arthur C. Barrett
1967 Christopher Anthony Prendergast
1968 Leonard Pearl
1970 Brian Fitzgerald-Moore 2nd term
1971 John Wells
1972 John E. Guest
1973 David Neville Cobbold 2nd term
1974 Group Captain Gordon Pirie 2nd term
1975 Roger M. Dawe
1976 Jack Gillett
1977 Sir Hugh Cubitt
1978 Wing Commander William Henry Kearney
1979 Reginald Forrester
1980 Donald du Parc Braham
1981 G. I. Harley
1982 Thomas Whipham
1983 Phoebette Sitwell
1984 John Bull
1985 Roger Bramble
1986 Mrs Terence Mallinson
1987 Kevin Gardner
1988 Elizabeth Flach
1989 Simon Mabey
1990 Dr David Avery
1991 Dame Shirley Porter
1992 Dr Cyril Nemeth
1993 Jenny Bianco
1994 Angela Hooper
1995 Alan Bradley
1996 Robert Davis
1997 Ronald Raymond-Cox
1998 David Harvey
1999 Alex Segal
2000 Michael Brahams
2001 Harvey Marshall
2002 Frances Blois
2003 Jan Prendergast
2004 Catherine Longworth
2005 Tim Joiner
2006 Alexander Nicoll
2007 Carolyn Keen
2008 Louise Hyams
2009 Duncan Sandys
2010 Judith Warner
2011 Susie Burbridge
2012 Angela Harvey
2013 Sarah Richardson
2014 Audrey Lewis
2015 Lady Christabel Flight
2016 Steve Summers
2017 Ian Adams
2018 Lindsey Hall
2019 Ruth Bush

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "No. 43921". The London Gazette. 11 March 1966. p. 2704.
  2. ^ "Election of Mayors". The Times (36922). London. 11 November 1902. p. 12.
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