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A list of all former Mayors of Wakefield

Year Month Name
Charter of incorporation granted 15 Mar 1848
1848 May Harrison G.W.
1848 Nov Harrison G.W.
1849   Holdsworth J.
1850   Micklethwaite J.
1851   Walker B.
1852   Gregory J.
1853   Brown H.
1854   Clayton T.
1855   Gregory J.
1856   Brown H.
1857   Carter T.M.
1858   Westerman G.H.
1859   Brown H.
1860   Haigh T.
1861   Shaw W.
1862   Holdsworth S.
1863   Holdsworth S.
1864   Lee W.H.
1865   Rhodes J.
1866   Shaw W.
1867   Lee W.H.
1868   Holdsworth S.
1869   Whitham S.
1870   Lee H.
1871   Tomlinson W.H.B.
1872   Haigh T.W.
1873   Haigh T.W.
1874   Stewart W.H.
1875   Gill W.H.
1876   Gill W.H.
1877   Stewart W.H.
1878   Taylor T.
1879   Lee W.H.
1880   Lee W.H.
1881   Milthorp F.
1882   Mander G.
1883   Lee W.H.
1884   Moorhouse G.
1885   Reynolds R.
1886   Lee H.
1887   Lee H.
1888   Lee W.H.
1889   Watson B.
1890   Haslegrave J.
1891   Nicholson W.
1892   Booth J.S.
1893   Wade W.
1894   Nicholson J.
1895   Milnes W.H.
1896   Smith H.
1897   Stanfield A.W.
1898   Roberts G.H. (Links to obit & Will)
1899   Kilner B.
1900   Simpson F.
1901   Childe H.S.
1902   Brotherton E.A.
1903   Rhodes W.
1904 Jun Stonehouse E.
1904   Childe H.S.
1905   Childe H.S.
1906   Kingswell W.H.
1907   Kingswell W.H.
1908   Hudson A.
Took over Sandal Magna in 1909
1909   Hudson A.
1910   Hudson A.
1911   White H.
1912   Hirst L.H.
1913   Saville J.W.
1914   Stonehouse E.
Made a County Borough in 1915
1915   Stonehouse E.
1916   Stonehouse E.
1917   Blakey G.
1918   Blakey G.
1919   Blakey G.
1920   Foster G.
1921   Blakey G.
1922   Foster G.
1922   Holdsworth H.H.
1923   Tennant J.
1924   Smith J.W.
1925   Mellor C
1926   Sherwood G.H.
1927   Hillman G.B.
1928   Richards J.H.
1929   Johnson B.
1930   Pickles S.
1931   Butterworth S.
1932   Emmett W.
1933   Brewer T.
1934   Mills F.W.T.
1935   Charlesworth A.
1936   Hemingway G.
1937   Crowe T.
1938   White R.
1939   Jolly J.M.
1940   Stott F.W. (Mrs.)
1941   Whittaker C.
1942   Milner J.W.
1943   Hopkinson C.
1944   Slater E.
1945   Crowe E.H. (Mrs.)
1946   Watson H.
1947   Luford W.H.
1949 May Firth R.
1950   Blakeley L.S.
1951   Borthwood E.E.
1952   Wheater R.
1953   West F.
1954   Carr A.
1955   Carr A.
1956   Webster A.G.
1957   Fitzpatrick M.
1958   Longshaw D.
1959   Moore L.
1960   Boston L.
1961   Prince W.
1962 May Hutchins D.
1962 May Hutchinson N.
1963   Grainger H.S.
1964   Marsh J.
1965   Ellis F.
1966   Sutcliffe C.
1967   Stead G.H.
1968   Hutchins D.
1968 Oct Hall H.
1969   Taylor J.H.
1970   Clark H.
1971   Lofthouse A.E.
1972   Pilmer G.
1973   Deen J
Made into Wakefield Metropolitan District Council 1973
1973   Lofthouse G. (Chaiman)
1974   Cranswick J.W. (Chairman)
1975   Astbury H.
1976   Kenningham D. (Mrs.)
1977   Clafton H.
1978   Noble A.
1979   Thompson D.
1980   McLoughlin W. (Mrs.)
1981   Howarth J.
1982   Croxall C.
1983   Firth J.
1984   Beech J. (Mrs.)
1985   Harrison L.
1986   Greenwood J.
1987   Inman W.
1988   Parkinson G.H.
1989   Ward F.
1990   Clarke G.
1991   Andrews G.
1992   Hodgson F.
1993   Clark H.
1994   Lind D.
1995   Hartshorne N.
1996   Bolland K.
1997   Oldroyd.C.
1998   Barlow A BEM
1999   Bullock B.
2000   Hazell N.J MBE
2001   Hitchen D.
2002   Mitchell R.
2003   Atkinson D
2004   Holmes J (Mrs)
2005   Hopkins D
2006   Travis D
2007   Garbutt A
2008   Jacqui Williams
2009   Heather Hudson
2010   Tony Wallis
2011   Ros Lund
2012   Elaine Blezard

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