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This is a list of people who held office as Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey. The office was created in 1900 and abolished in 1965.[1]

  • 1900-1901: Samuel Bourne Bevington
  • 1901-1902: Samuel Bourne Bevington (second term)
  • 1902-1903: Alexander Burton
  • 1903-1904: Augustus Shand
  • 1904-1905: Augustus Shand (second term)
  • 1905-1906: John Henry Bulmer [1]
  • 1906-1907: John Molesworth Thomas Dumphreys
  • 1907-1908: Henry Harbord - involved with opening of Rotherhithe Tunnel [2]
  • 1908-1909: Henry Fuller Morriss
  • 1909-1910: Walter William Tyler
  • 1910-1911: Arthur Layman
  • 1911-1912: Henry Fuller Morriss (second term)
  • 1912-1913: Joseph William Oake born 1861
  • 1913-1914: Arthur John Fells
  • 1914-1915: Joseph Henry Hart [3]
  • 1915-1916: Joseph Henry Hart (second term)
  • 1916-1917: Henry John Vezey [4] 1867-1939
  • 1917-1918: William Shearring [5] and [6]; contracted influenza [7] p 27.
  • 1918-1919: Arthur John Fells (second term): later Mayor of Kingston-upon-Thames [8] 1922-23
  • 1919-1920: William Charles Bustin
  • 1920-1921: William Charles Bustin (second term)
  • 1921-1922: William Charles Bustin (third term)
  • 1922-1923: Ada Salter
  • 1923-1924: William Joseph Craigie died 1963 aged 84
  • 1924-1925: John Vesey Wills
  • 1925-1926: Isaiah Stokes [9]
  • 1926-1927: George Catchpole [10]
  • 1927-1928: Harry Charles Balman
  • 1928-1929: George Alfred Horwood - his son Alec George won the VC [11]
  • 1929-1930: Albert Charles Starr
  • 1930-1931: George Stephen Tingle [12] 1877-1951
  • 1931-1932: John Lynch
  • 1932-1933: Emily Frances George
  • 1933-1934: Charles Edward Philpot 1863-1944
  • 1934-1935: Sidney Robert Weightman [13]
  • 1935-1936: George Loveland [14]; image here [15]
  • 1936-1937: Ernest John Gibson 1880-1955
  • 1937-1938: Albert Mansell Downing 1889-1967
  • 1938-1939: Albert Victor Kidd 3 May 1887-1971
  • 1939-1940: Albert George Richard Henley
  • 1940-1941: Albert George Richard Henley (second term) killed in action 10th May 1941
  • 1941-1942: Albert Charles Starr (second term)
  • 1942-1943: Albert Charles Starr (third term)
  • 1943-1944: Albert Charles Starr (fourth term)
  • 1944-1945: George Loveland (second term) (died 11 March 1945)[2], [16] Born 1888
  • 1945 (March-November): Florence May Loveland
  • 1945-1946: Louisa Jones
  • 1946-1947: Frances Alice Powell
  • 1947-1949: Harry Albert Peal[3]
  • 1949-1950: Edward Snowdon
  • 1950-1951: Ellen Frances Greenwood
  • 1951-1952: Alfred John Kemp
  • 1952-1953: Alice Maud Hatcher [17] 21 March 1900-1974
  • 1953-1954: William Leonard Ellis
  • 1954-1955: Patrick Joseph Geoghegan [18], [19], [20] 1899-1956
  • 1955-1956: Albert Culling (part of term only) [21]
  • 1956: Louisa Jones (part of term: second term)
  • 1956-1957: Irene Beatrice Thomas 11 April 1923-1973
  • 1957-1958: Thomas Hendy - opened Leathermarket Gardens park 1958 [22]. Also mention here
  • 1958-1959: William Henry Wardell
  • 1959-1960: Jeremiah Mahoney
  • 1960-1961: Frederick James Ackland - wrote introduction to [23]
  • 1961-1962: George Albert Freestone
  • 1962-1963: Evelyn Victoria Coyle - [24] 29 October 1889-1974
  • 1963-1964: Edward Albert Rowe [25]
  • 1964-1965: William Edward Nicklin 18 September 1906-1975
Lists of London Mayors
Lord Mayors of London Mayors of London
Mayors of Metropolitan Boroughs 1900-1965

Battersea
Bermondsey
Bethnal Green
Camberwell
Chelsea
Deptford
Finsbury

Fulham
Greenwich
Hackney
Hammersmith
Hampstead
Holborn
Islington

Kensington
Lambeth
Lewisham
Paddington
Poplar
St. Marylebone
St. Pancras
Shoreditch
Southwark
Stepney
Stoke Newington
Wandsworth
Westminster
Woolwich
Mayors of Municipal and County Boroughs before 1965
Acton

Barking
Barnes
Beckenham
Beddington and Wallington
Bexley
Brentford and Chiswick
Bromley
Chingford
Croydon

Dagenham
Ealing
East Ham
Edmonton
Enfield
Erith
Finchley
Harrow
Hendon
Heston and Isleworth
Hornsey
Ilford
Kingston-upon-Thames
Leyton
Malden and Coombe
Mitcham
Richmond
Romford
Southall
Southgate
Surbiton
Sutton and Cheam
Tottenham
Twickenham
Uxbridge
Walthamstow
Wanstead and Woodford
Wembley
West Ham
Willesden
Wimbledon
Wood Green

Mayors of London Boroughs from 1965
Barking and Dagenham
Barnet
Bexley
Brent
Bromley
Camden
Croydon
Ealing
Enfield
Greenwich
Hackney
Hammersmith and Fulham
Haringey
Harrow
Havering
Hillingdon
Hounslow
Islington
Kensington and Chelsea
Kingston upon Thames
Lambeth
Lewisham
Merton
Newham
Redbridge
Richmond upon Thames
Southwark
Sutton
Tower Hamlets
Waltham Forest
Wandsworth
Westminster

References[]

A list of mayors here [26]


  1. Role of Mayors. Pictures of Bermondsey & Rotherhithe.
  2. "Obituary". The Times: p. 6. 12 March 1945. 
  3. The Representation of the People Act 1948 changed the date of mayoral elections from November to May. Mayors elected in November 1947 remained in office until May 1949.

The mayoral regalia can be seen here [27]

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