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This is a list of mayors of the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich 1900-1965, and the London Borough of Greenwich from 1965 (became a Royal borough in 2012).

  • 1900-1901 Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Gooding JP VD
  • 1901-1902 Ion Hamilton Benn
  • 1902-1903 Richard Stephens Jackson
  • 1903-1904 Charles Stone
  • 1904-1905 Donald McCall
  • 1905-1906 Edward Pascoe Williams
  • 1906-1907 Charles Stone (second term)
  • 1907-1908 Donald McCall (second term)
  • 1908-1909 Henry Richardson
  • 1909-1910 Charles Newbery
  • 1910-1911 Walter Field Soames [1]
  • 1911-1912 Charles Stone (third term)
  • 1912-1913 William Sterndale Scarr 1845-1927 Gravestone here
  • 1913-1915 Donald McCall (third and fourth terms)
  • 1915-1920 Charles Stone (fourth to eighth terms): knighted in 1920
  • 1920-1921 Benjamin John Lemmon
  • 1921-1922 Eustace Noel Greenwood [2] 1876-1940
  • 1922-1923 Ernest Martin Dence
  • 1923-1924 Sydney Neale Horne
  • 1924-1925 Captain William George Ridland Ball
  • 1925-1926 Frederick Thorne
  • 1926-1927 George Culver Budd
  • 1927-1929 Randolph Featherby A Purkiss (two terms)
  • 1929-1930 Thomas Henry Philip Beacham
  • 1930-1931 Lieutenant Colonel Marmaduke Capper Matthews 1863-1945
  • 1931-1932 Mrs Charlotte Rebecca Turner
  • 1932-1933 Colonel Herbert Arches Hayes Newington born 1877-1964
  • 1933-1934 Robert J Cummings
  • 1934-1935 Mrs F Carter [1]
  • 1935-1936 David Arthur Whitenstall 1873-1941
  • 1936-1937 John Robert Dabin 1888-1952 [3]
  • 1937-1938 Harold Henry Gibbons
  • 1938-1939 Harry Wilfred Henley Icough 23 August 1889-1971
  • 1939-1940 Mrs Phoebe Mary Beacham
  • 1940-1941 George Frederick Westmacott 1880-1961
  • 1941-1942 G Bruce
  • 1942-1943 Ada Kennedy
  • 1943-1944 Harold Henry Gibbons (second term)
  • 1944-1945 Harold Henry Gibbons (third term)
  • 1945-1946 Albert George E Woolven[2]
  • 1946-1947 Thomas Pearson Jacques
  • 1947-1949 Mrs Johanna Gollogly [3]
  • 1949-1950 G Bruce
  • 1950-1951 Harold William Gorman
  • 1951-1952 Percy Noble
  • 1952-1953 Henry Ingle
  • 1953-1954 Lilian Louise Hilldrith died 1968 aged 76
  • 1954-1955 Thomas Leslie Dawes 29 October 1893-1972
  • 1955-1956 Bernard Robert Angell 1898-1963
  • 1956-1957 Mrs M L Bennett
  • 1957-1958 Mrs Margaret Louise Wentworth 12 August 1905-1973
  • 1958-1959 Arthur Cecil Chrisp
  • 1959-1960 L C Green
  • 1960-1961 Harry Alexander Tatman 20 June 1917-1974
  • 1961-1962 Peggy A Middleton
  • 1962-1963 Thomas E Smith
  • 1963-1964 Julia Ada Johnson
  • 1964-1965 Mrs Ivy May Scales

Mayors of the London Borough of Greenwich[]

  • 1965-1966 William A G Brooks (first mayor of the London Borough)
  • 1966-1967 Tom Coombs
  • 1967-1968 Bill (William) T Walden - Bill Walden House named after him
  • 1968-1969 Leslie J Smith
  • 1969-1970 Donald Thurley
  • 1970-1971 Albert M Selves born 1918
  • 1971-1972 Marie Kingwell
  • 1972-1973 Charlie J Scales
  • 1973-1974 Derek J Dean
  • 1974-1975 Len Squirrell
  • 1975-1976 Richard F Neve
  • 1976-1977 Hannah Stroud
  • 1977-1978 Philip G Mornington Born 1911
  • 1978-1979 Norman R J Sims born 1916
  • 1979-1980 Donald Swan
  • 1980-1981 Margaret E Dean
  • 1981-1982 Frank G Burton
  • 1982-1983 Hannah Stroud (second term)
  • 1983-1984 Mervyn A Jeffrey
  • 1984-1985 Philip Graham
  • 1985-1986 Jim J Gillman [4] - husband of Janet Gillman
  • 1986-1987 Thomas A Carter
  • 1987-1989 John Austin Walker (afterwards John Austin), two terms
  • 1989-1990 William F Strong obituary here
  • 1990-1991 Gurdip Singh Dhillon [5] and [6]
  • 1991-1992 Edward H Claridge [7]
  • 1992-1993 Brian R O'Sullivan [8]
  • 1993-1994 Annette F Barratt
  • 1994-1995 Vicky E Morse
  • 1995-1996 Anthony M Moon
  • 1996-1997 Janet Gillman - wife of Jim Gillman
  • 1997-1998 William F Strong (second term)
  • 1998-1999 Don Austen (second term)
  • 1999-2000 John Fahy [9]
  • 2000-2001 Jagir Sekhon [10]
  • 2001-2002 Terry A Malone [11], [12]
  • 2002-2003 Don Austen (second term)
  • 2003-2004 Janet Gillman (second term)
  • 2004-2005 Brian R O'Sullivan (second term)
  • 2005-2006 Dr Paul Tyler
  • 2006-2007 Harry Singh
  • 2007-2008 Sajid Jawaid [13]
  • 2008-2009 Steve Offord
  • 2009-2010 Allan J H D MacCarthy [14] and [15]
  • 2010-2011 Barbara Barwick [16]

Mayors of the Royal Borough[]

  • 2011-12: Jim J Gillman (second term) - [17] and [18]
  • 2012-13: David I Grant [19]
  • 2013-14: Angela Cornforth [20]
  • 2014-15: Mick Hayes [21]
  • 2015-16: Norman Adams[4]
  • 2016-17: Olugbenga Babatola[5]
  • 2017-18: Peter Brooks[6]
  • 2018-19: Christine May[7]
  • 2019-20: Mick Hayes (second term)
  • 2020-21 Linda Bird [22]
  • 2021-22: Denise Hyland[8]

The borough's own list of mayors is [23]

  1. A railway signalman's wife. "London's New Mayors". Gloucester Citizen. 9 November 1934. 
  2. Born 1898, died 1957
  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.
  4. About our current Mayor. Royal Borough of Greenwich. Retrieved on 7 June 2015.
  5. Photos From The Swearing-in Of Olugbenga Babatola As The first African Mayor Of The Royal Greenwich, London. Information Nigeria (26 May 2016).
  6. Decision Details. Election of Mayor. Royal Borough of Greenwich.
  7. The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Retrieved on 2 June 2018.
  8. Our new Mayor, Cllr Denise Hyland. Royal Borough of Greenwich (20 May 2021).
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Mayors of London Boroughs from 1965
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Croydon
Ealing
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Hammersmith and Fulham
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