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This is a list of Chairmen of Uxbridge Urban District Council.

The first election of the council took place on 17 December 1894, and its first meeting on 7 January 1895.

  • 1895 (January-April) James Maurice Norman[1] (first chairman, not one of the 18 councillors elected, but chosen from outside their membership) Deputy Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton[2]
  • 1895-96 James Maurice Norman, Deputy Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1896-97 James Maurice Norman
  • 1897-98 James Maurice Norman
  • 1898-99 James Maurice Norman, Deputy Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1899-1900 Philip Randoll Smith, Deputy Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1900-01 Philip Randoll Smith, Vice Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1901-02 Philip Randoll Smith, Vice Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1902-03 Philip Randoll Smith, Vice Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1903-04 Alfred Button[3] (Father of Howard Stransom Button), Vice Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hilton
  • 1904-05 Arthur Bailey, Vice Chairman Frederick Taylor
  • 1905-06 Arthur Bailey, Vice Chairman Wiliam Ashton
  • 1906-07 Frederick Taylor, Vice Chairman Jabez Osborn
  • 1907-08 Frederick Taylor, Vice Chairman Rev. Arthur Denne Hiliton
  • 1908-09 Frederic Osborne Dobell[4], Vice Chairman Wiliam Ashton
  • 1909-10 Frederic Osborne Dobell, Vice Chairman Wiliam Ashton
  • 1910-11 William Ashton[5], Vice Chairman Walter James Hutchings
  • 1911-12 Frederic Osborne Dobell, Vice Chairman Walter James Hutchings
  • 1912-13 Frederic Osborne Dobell (died in office 3 June 1912), Walter James Hutchings (chosen at special meeting 11 June 1912), Vice Chairman Howard Stransom Button
  • 1913-14 Walter James Hutchings, Vice Chairman Howard Stransom Button
  • 1914-15 Walter James Hutchings [6], Vice Chairman Howard Stransom Button
  • 1915-16 Howard Stransom Button (son of Alfred Button), Vice Chairman George Edward Smith
  • 1916-17 Howard Stransom Button, Vice Chairman George Edward Smith
  • 1917-18 George Edward Smith, Vice Chairman George Clayton Gumbrell
  • 1918-19 George Edward Smith, Vice Chairman George Clayton Gumbrell
  • 1919-20 George Edward Smith, Vice Chairman George Clayton Gumbrell
  • 1920-21 George Clayton Gumbrell, Vice Chairman Edward James Garner
  • 1921-22 George Clayton Gumbrell[7], Vice Chairman Edward James Garner
  • 1922-23 Henry Moore Knight, Vice Chairman John Vaisey (resigned due to illness February 1923) Robert Watson Hudson
  • 1923 24 Henry Moore Knight, Vice Chairman Robert Walter Hudson
  • 1924-25 Henry Moore Knight (Robert Walter Hudson acting chairman during part of 1924), Vice Chairman Robert Walter Hudson (James Cochrane acting chairman during part of 1924)
  • 1925-26 Robert Walter Hudson, Vice Chairman James Cochrane
  • 1926-27 Robert Walter Hudson, Vice Chairman James Cochrane
  • 1928-29 James Cochrane, Vice Chairman Dennis Guest
  • 1929-30 James Cochrane
  • 1930-31 James Cochrane, Vice Chairman Lt Cdr Theophilus Walker Anderson (Retd)
  • 1931-32 Major Edwin William Conquest Flavell , Vice Chairman Rev Luther Bouch
  • 1932-33 Major Edwin William Conquest Flavell, Vice Chairman Rev Luther Bouch
  • 1933-34 Major Edwin William Conquest Flavell/Rev Luther Bouch, Vice Chairman Luther Bouch/George John Crook
  • 1934-35 Rev Luther Bouch [8], Vice Chairman Harold Arthur Leno
  • 1935-36 Rev Luther Bouch, Vice Chairman Harold Arthur Leno
  • 1936-37 Rev Luther Bouch, Vice Chairman Harold Arthur Leno
  • 1937-38 Harold Arthur Leno [9], Vice Chairman Walter George Pomeroy
  • 1938-39 Harold Arthur Leno, Vice Chairman Walter George Pomeroy
  • 1939-40 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop[10]
  • 1940-41 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1941-42 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1942-43 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1943-44 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1944-45 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1945-46 Walter George Pomeroy, Vice Chairman Sidney Edwin Bishop
  • 1946-47 Leonard James Reynolds, Vice Chairman Sarah Hannah Dubberley[11]
  • 1947-48 Sidney Luddington Meggeson (Mayor of Uxbridge 1957-58)
  • 1948-49 William Edward Black, Vice Chairman Sydney Charles Clifton
  • 1949-50 George Arthur Suter [12], Vice Chairman Minnie Eliza Odell
  • 1950-51 Minnie Eliza Odell[13], Vice Chairman Henry Thomas Woodhams
  • 1951-52 Henry Thomas Woodhams, Vice Chairman George Hartley
  • 1952-53 Arthur Leonard Carter, Vice Chairman James Quilter
  • 1953-54 George Hartley, Vice Chairman James Quilter
  • 1954-55 James Quilter[14], Vice Chairman Neil Holland
  • 1955 James Cochrane - became first Mayor of the Municipal Borough of Uxbridge

References[]

  1. An auctioneer. In 1901 he was elected unopposed to Middlesex County Council to represent the Uxbridge Division.
  2. Vicar of St. John's Uxbridge Moor
  3. From Hampshire, came to Uxbridge to work for George Hetherington, grocer. Became a partner before taking business over as Alfred Button and Sons. Died January 1905.
  4. Proprietor of Dobell's Mills. Birn maidstone c.1854, died 3 June 1912.
  5. Born in Windsor Street, Uxbridge in 1840 in room over shop which his father owned. Eventually became owner of the family business.
  6. [1]]
  7. 1872-1951
  8. (1890-1960 [2] - Ken Pearce, Uxbridge from Old Photographs)
  9. 23 January 1893-1970
  10. Died 1953
  11. Died 1963 aged 77
  12. ( died 1969 aged 78 [3])
  13. Died 1965 aged 86
  14. 6 January 1893-1978

See also List of Mayors of Uxbridge

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