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This is a list of people who held the office of Mayor of the Municipal Borough of Romford. The office was created in 1937 when Romford was granted a charter of incorporation and abolished in 1965 when it became part of the larger London Borough of Havering. For chairmen of the predecessor Romford Urban District Council see this list.

  • Charter Mayor: Charles Henry Allen - fined for speeding November 1937, 11 May 1892-1972
  • 1937-38: Charles Henry Allen (second term)
  • 1938-40: Richard Albert Forge (two terms) 1892-1953
  • 1940-41: William Morgan Goldsmith [1] 1871-1948
  • 1941-42: John Butterfield - died 1949.
  • 1942-43: Charles Henry Barney 10 March 1890-1969
  • 1943-44: Charles Edward Smart
  • 1944-45: Albert John Dyer, O.B.E. 1890-1955 [2], [3] and [4]
  • 1945-46: George Amos Stafford 23 July 1897-1970 [5]
  • 1946-47: George Frederick Chaplin, C.C. Also chairman of Essex County Council
  • 1947-49: Leonard Sidney Webb[1]
  • 1949-50: Arthur Needham [6]
  • 1950-51: John Raymond Poel born 1908 [7]. Son of John Basil Poel and father of Lynden Thorpe, 2012-13 Mayor of Havering [8]
  • 1951-52: Albert Edward Blane 1900-1963
  • 1952-53: George Roberts mention here
  • 1953-54: Mrs. Lilian Alberta Irons 4 March 1896-1976 mention here
  • 1954-55: Alec McGonagle
  • 1955-56: Frederick Claude Bell 7 August 1910-1979 [9]
  • 1956-57: Stanley Victor Ellmore 1909-1957
  • 1957-58: William Stanley Gardner [10]
  • 1958-59: Francis Gerard Carrick 13 November 1910-1972
  • 1959-60: Mrs. Mary Clark-Lewis [11]
  • 1960-61: William Robert Pike
  • 1961-62: Alec McGonagle (second term)
  • 1962-63: Mrs. Olive Mary Jane Roberts C.C. [12]
  • 1963-64: Arthur Hawkesworth
  • 1964-65: Peter J. Smythe afterwards Mayor of Havering

References[]

  1. 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.
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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
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