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This is a list of people who held the office of mayor of the Municipal Borough of Acton, Middlesex. The office was created in 1921 on the incorporation of the borough and abolished in 1965 when Acton was included in the larger London Borough of Ealing.

  • Charter Mayor: Frederick Alfred Baldwin
  • 1921-22: Frederick Alfred Baldwin[1]
  • 1922-23: Jack Kent
  • 1923-24: James Peyton Hamilton
  • 1924-25: Susan Mary Smee
  • 1925-26: Richard John Hewett [1]
  • 1926-27: Frederick Charles Orange
  • 1927-28: William George Middleton
  • 1928-29: Charles Edmund Street (Born 1882)
  • 1929-30: Richard Thomas Mence (1881-1959)
  • 1930-31: Harry Holmes [2]
  • 1931-32: Frederick James Matterface
  • 1932-33: William Palmer [3]
  • 1933-34: Robert George Crust
  • 1934-35: William Atkinson - opened Springfield Park [4].
  • 1935-36: Harry Tuther Mercer
  • 1936-37: Herbert George James
  • 1937-38: Dr Arrean Paul Grundy
  • 1938-39: Richard William Birkett (1875-1943)
  • 1939-40: Richard William Birkett (second term)
  • 1940-42: Charles Hamilton (two terms)[2]
  • 1942-43: Charles Dobbs [5]
  • 1943-44: Wilfred Perry Forbes
  • 1944-45: Walter Oliver Leatherdale (18 November 1882-1972)
  • 1945-46: Charles O’Day
  • 1946-47: Henry Holsgrove (Died 1953 aged 69)[3]
  • 1947-49: Edward John Lewis
  • 1949-50: Albert 'Bert' Edwin Mitchell [4]
  • 1950-51: Thomas William Newson
  • 1951-52: Arthur Ernest Dowsing (1880-1962)
  • 1952-53: Arthur Sidney Parkes (1885-1955)
  • 1953-54: Frederick Henry Morris
  • 1954-55: Stephen Charles Rowell [6]
  • 1955-56: Edward William Paine
  • 1956-57: Edward Walter John Everett (Born 1911)
  • 1957-58: Joseph Alfred Sparks
  • 1958-59: Christopher Thomas Higgins[5]
  • 1959-60: John Gerald Telfer [7]
  • 1960-61: Mrs Lilian Maud Walker 6 September (1918-1981)
  • 1961-62: Gerald William Reynolds
  • 1962-63: Arthur Cecil Vinson
  • 1963-64: John Henry George Merton
  • 1964-65: John Terence Ledwith

See also List of Chairmen of Acton Urban District Council

References[]

  1. St Mary's Church, Acton.
  2. Biography of Irish Physicist James Hamilton.
  3. In his will he left a painting of Great Western Railway locomotive "Prince Albert" No.4042 with himself on the footplate to Acton council.Great Western Locomotive No.4042, 'Prince Albert' (with Alderman Henry Holsgrove on the footplate), J. Moore, Ealing Local History Centre.
  4. A school teacher, born in Clayton near Bradford, Yorkshire. "Mayoralty For Clayton Man". Bradford Observer: p. 5. 21 May 1949. 
  5. Chairman of Peterborough Development Corporation from 1968 "Christopher Higgins: planner with an impressive professional pedigree". The Times. 17 November 1972.  Knighted in 1977 New Years Honours
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