Mayors of Huddersfield and Kirklees

Based on the list of former mayors on the Kirklees Council web site.

Mayors of Huddersfield

from to mayor
1868 1871 Charles Henry Jones, J.P.
1871 1873 Wright Mellor, J.P.
1873 1874 Henry Brooke, J.P.
1874 1875 David Sykes, J.P.
1875 1876 John Fligg Brigg, J.P.
1876 1878 Joseph Woodhead, J.P.
1878 1880 Alfred Walker, J.P.
1880 1881 Thomas Denham, J.P.
1881 1883 John Fligg Brigg, J.P.
1883 1884 Wright Mellor, DL, J.P.
1884 1886 John Varley, J.P.
1886 1887 Wright Mellor, DL, J.P.
1887 1889 Joseph Brooke, J.P.
1889 1891 Godfrey Sykes, J.P.
1891 1893 Reuben Hirst, J.P.
1893 1895 John Joshua Brook, J.P.
1895 1897 John Lee Walker, J.P.
1897 1899 William Henry Jessop, J.P.
1899 1900 George William Hellawell, J.P.
1900 1901 Robert Mac Shaw, J.P.
1901 1902 Earnest Woodhead, M.A., J.P.
1902 1903 Frederick Calvert
1903 1904 Richard Henry Inman, J.P.
1904 1906 Benjamin Broadbent C.B.E., M.A., J.P., LL.D
1906 1908 Owen Balmforth, J.P.
1908 1910 John Holroyd, J.P.
1910 1912 George Thomson, J.P.
1912 1916 Joseph Blamires, J.P.
1916 1918 William Henry Jessop, J.P.
1918 1919 Carmi Smith, J.P.
1919 1921 James A. Woolven, J.P.
1921 1923 Wilfrid Dawson, J.P.
1923 1924 Joseph Berry, J.P.
1924 1926 Law Taylor, J.P.
1926 1928 Rowland Mitchell, J.P.
1928 1921 Thomas Canby, J.P.
1931 1933 Thomas Shires, J.P.
1933 1935 Albert Hirst, J.P.
1935 1937 Joseph Barlow, J.P.
1937 1938 Alfred Wills
1938 1939 Fred Lawton
1939 1940 Norman Crossley
1940 1941 Arthur E. Sellers
1941 1942 Arthur Gardiner, J.P.
1942 1943 Walter Halstead (November 1942 to March 1943)
1943 1943 John E. Lunn (May 1943 to November 1943)
1943 1944 Arthur S. Moulton M.B.E., J.P.
1944 1945 Sidney Kaye O.B.E., LL.B
1945 1946 Mary E. Sykes, BA, LL.B
1946 1947 Thomas Smailes
1947 1949 Oliver Smith, J.P. (November 1947 to May 1949)
1949 1950 David J. Cartwright O.B.E.
1950 1951 John L. Lawson, B.A. LL.B
1951 1952 George B. Jones, M.B.E., J.P.
1952 1953 James F.C. Cole
1953 1954 Wilfrid Mallinson
1954 1955 John Armitage, J.P.
1955 1956 John T. Gee, M.B.E.
1956 1957 H.A. Bennie Gray, C.B.E., J.P.
1957 1958 Reginald Wood
1958 1959 Richard Harry Browne, J.P.
1959 1960 Joseph Louis Brook
1960 1961 Norman Day
1961 1962 Harry F. Brook
1962 1963 John A. Bray
1963 1964 M.L. Middlebook-Haigh, M.B.E.
1964 1965 Mary C. Gee
1965 1966 Reginald Hartley, M.B.E., J.P.
1966 1967 Douglas Graham, C.B.E.
1967 1968 John Sykes, O.B.E.
1968 1969 T.P. Cliffe, LL.B
1969 1970 Arthur James Hazelden, J.P.
1970 1971 Kenneth Brooke
1971 1972 Elsie Mary Whitteron
1972 1973 W. Eric Whittaker, J.P.
1973 1974 John Mernagh, J.P.

Mayors of Kirklees

from to mayor
1974 1975 Reginald Hartley, M.B.E., J.P.
1975 1976 William Gregory
1976 1977 Andrew Alastair Mason
1977 1978 Jack Brooke
1978 1979 Charles Cyril Kenchington, M.B.E., Major (retired)
1979 1980 Donald White
1980 1981 Marjorie Fisher
1981 1982 Fred Pickles, J.P.
1982 1983 Jack Wood
1983 1984 Alfred Ramsden
1984 1985 Stanley Dawson
1985 1986 Colin C. Walker, J.P.
1986 1987 Mary Walsh
1987 1988 George Speight, J.P.
1988 1989 John Greaves Holt
1989 1990 Colin Watson
1990 1991 Thomas Patrick O'Donovan, B.A. (Hons)
1991 1992 Jack Brooke
1992 1993 David A. Wright, O.B.E., J.P.
1993 1994 John Mernagh, J.P.
1994 1995 Harold Sheldon
1995 1996 Kenneth Douglas Sims
1996 1997 Allison Harrison
1997 1998 Rita Briggs
1998 1999 Michael Bower
1999 2000 Harry Fox
2000 2001 Ann Elspeth Denham, B.Sc.
2001 2002 Mohan Singh Sokhal, J.P.
2002 2003 Margaret R. Bates, D.L.
2003 2004 Barbara Allonby, B.A.
2004 2005 Mary Harkin
2005 2006 Margaret Fearnley
2006 2007 Donald M. Firth
2007 2008 Jean Calvert
2008 2009 Karam Hussain
2009 2010 Julie Stewart-Turner
2010 2011 Andrew Palfreeman
2011 2012 Eric Firth
2012 2013 David Ridgway
2013 2014 Martyn Bolt
2014 2015 Ken Smith

Mayors of Huddersfield and Kirklees

This page was last modified on 30 July 2016 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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