Whitworth Town Council

Past Mayors

Below is a definitive list, in date order, of all those who have been Mayor of Whitworth - from 1895 (and the appropriately named Mr John Ernest Whitworth!) to our present Mayor.

1895: Mr John Ernest Whitworth
1895-97: Mr Joseph Rudman
1898-99: Mr James Wilkinson
1990-02: Mr Benjamin Firth Stuttard
1903-04: Mr William Law
1905-06: Mr James Henry Heys
1907: Mr John Butterworth
1908-09: Mr Handel Kay Taylor
1910-12: Mr George Howorth
1913: Mr James Cudworth
1914: Mr Jonathan Rudman Law
1915: Mr Algernon A. Mercer
1916-17: Mr John Midgley
1918-19: Mr Frank Holt
1920-21: Mr Walter Aspinall Clegg
1922-23: Mr James William Hill
1924-25: Mr Grindrod Kershaw
1926-27: Mr Frederic Maden
1928-29: Mr Albert Taylor
1930-31: Mr Frederick Hill
1932-33: Mr Thomas Groarke
1934-35: Mr John Heap
1936-37: Mr Jesse Barker
1938-39: Mrs Isabella Heys
1940-41: Mr Sidney Crossley
1942-43: Mr Winston Clegg
1944-45: Mr Jesse Barker
1946-47: Mrs Isabella Heys
1948-49: Mr Joseph Fitton
1950-51: Mr Ernest Penney
1952-53: Mr Giles Holt
1954: Mr William Fitzpatrick
1954-55: Mr Jim Clegg
1956-57: Mr Eric Howorth
1958-59: Mr Alfred Mellor
1960-61: Mr Richard Horrocks
1962-63: Mr Philip R. Holt
1964-65: Mr Harold Smith
1966-67: Mr Frank William Walker
1968-69: Mrs Christina A. Tierney
1970: Mr Henry Robert Tenny
1971: Mr Clifford Mills
1972: Mr John Wilkinson
1973: Mr Vincent R Clegg (held office until 31/3/1974; became Mayor of Whitworth 1/4/74 - 15/5/74)
1974: Dr John Tierney
1975: Mrs Eileen M. Kershaw
1976: Mr Geoffrey Barker
1977: Mrs Constance Bridge
1978: Mr Harold Masterson
1979: Mr James L. Hennigan
1980: Mrs Mildred Crabtree
1981: Mrs Eileen M. Kershaw
1982: Mr Albert Terry Bolton
1983: Mrs Lily Shorrock
1984: Mr Frank Duffy
1985: Mr Jimmy Grogan
1986: Mrs Sheila Joan Brennan
1987: Mr Harold Masterson
1988: Mr John Wilkinson
1989: Mr Albert Terry Bolton
1990: Mr Ronald Alan Neal
1991: Mr Jimmy Grogan
1992: Mr Vincent Raymond Clegg
1993: Mr James Edmund Mellor
1994: Mr Thomas Aldred
1995: Mrs Christine A. Adamson
1996: Mrs Eileen M. Kershaw
1997: Mr Paul Martin Mooney
1998: Mr Kieran Anthony Heakin
1999: Mr Laurence D. Harrison
2000: Mr James Grogan
2001: Mrs Christine A. Adamson
2002: Mr Ian G. Mycock
2003: Mr Ronald Alan Neal
2004: Mr Kieran Anthony Heakin
2005: Mrs Christine Power
2006: Mr Thomas Aldred
2007: Mrs Tina Mycock
2008: Mr James Edmund Mellor
2009: Mrs Marie Gibbons
2010: Mr David George Chorlton
2011 (until Dec 2011): Mr David George Bradbury
2011 (from Jan 2012): Mr David William Barnes
2012: Mr David William Barnes
2013: Mrs Karen Ruane
2014: Mr James Edmund Mellor
2015: Mrs Lynda I. Barnes

2016: Mrs Madeline De Souza