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This is a list of people who held the office of Mayor of the Municipal Borough of Erith, Kent. The office was created in 1938 when Erith Urban District was granted a charter of incorporation and abolished in 1965 when the area was included in the larger London Borough of Bexley.

For ofice holders before 1938 see List of Chairmen of Erith Urban District Council

  • Charter Mayor: George Carter Humphreys (1861 - 8 December 1938)[1] [2]
  • 1938-39: Rev. John Wells Wilkinson (1870-1961)
  • 1939-40: Rev. John Wells Wilkinson (second term)
  • 1940-41: George William Hector Luck (27 August 1906 - 27 April 1973) [3]
  • 1941-42: George William Hector Luck (second term)
  • 1942-43: Stuart George Albert Mantle (12 June 1890 - 2 July 1945)[4]
  • 1943-44: Joseph Ellitson Burgess (11 July 1888 - 9 November 1969)
  • 1944-45: George Robertson Nicol Farquhar (1 November 1884 - 4 May 1949)[5]
  • 1945-46: Thomas Charles Pannell
  • 1946-47: William Frank Alford (2 January 1900 - 1 January 1959)[6]
  • 1947-49: Frederick Thomas Ellis
  • 1949-50: John Nicholl Powrie (9 May 1898-1977)
  • 1950-51: Edward James Clarke (19 April 1909 - 1985)
  • 1951-52: Charles Francis Morling (27 December 1886 - 1980)
  • 1952-53: Mrs Louisa Florence Christian (20 August 1894 - 29 August 1970) [7]
  • 1953-54: Elgar Handy
  • 1954-55: William Boast
  • 1955-56: Mrs Helen Ada Jerome BEM
  • 1956-57: Cyril Schofield [4]
  • 1957-58: Edgar Charles Pringle (born 1917)
  • 1958-59: Albert Harold Cross (16 September 1911 - 1999)
  • 1959-60: Francis Henry Lock (20 December 1915 - 11 April 2003) [8]
  • 1960-61: Francesca West
  • 1961-62: Edward E Virrels
  • 1962-63: Mrs Grace Ellen Larking
  • 1963-64: Mrs Marjorie E Barron [9]
  • 1964-65: Mrs Joyce Sidders

For successors see List of Mayors of Bexley

References[]

  1. Member of Erith UDC since 1905.
  2. Photograph as charter mayor: [1]
  3. Engineer-turner
  4. Carpenter and joiner. Stuart Mantle Way named after him
  5. Worked for the Port of London Authority as a clerk.
  6. Occupation was 'slot meter collector' in 1939. Photograph as mayor here: [2]
  7. Born Louisa Tilley in Northampton, married Harold Christian in Erith in 1914. Her first husband died in 1955 and she married David Rosser in 1957.
  8. [3]
  9. Barron (as Deputy Mayor of Bexley) preparing to begin demolition of Erith town centre: Erith Town Centre Official Demolition Ceremony, 1966. London Borough of Bexley.
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