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This is a list of people who held the office of Mayor of the Municipal Borough of Willesden, Middlesex. The office was created in 1933 when Willesden Urban District was granted a charter of incorporation and abolished in 1965 when the borough was merged with the Wembley to form the London Borough of Brent.[1]

  • Charter Mayor: George Henry Hiscocks[2] [2]
  • 1933-34: George Henry Hiscocks - previously Chairman of Willesden Urban District
  • 1934-35: William Alfred Hill
  • 1935-36: Percival Bond [3]
  • 1936-37: Charles Hicks Bolton
  • 1937-38: Henry William Prothero - 1871-1955 aged 76
  • 1938-39: George Ayres
  • 1939-40: William Henry Ryde
  • 1940-41: William Henry Ryde (second term)
  • 1942 Nellie Cowan OBE [4]
  • 1942-43: William Henry Ryde (third term)
  • 1943-44: William John Hill
  • 1944-45: Jack Alan Clark CC[3]. Had a scouting connection [5]
  • 1945-46: Alfie E Nunn 1881-1955 mention here [6]
  • 1946-47: (J) Stanley Scott mention [7]
  • 1947-49: W A Stilton
  • 1949-50: Hector Charlton Marshall[4]
  • 1950-51: Frederick George Exton
  • 1951-52: (Frederick) Trevor Evans born 1901
  • 1952-53: Mrs S Elizabeth H Williams mention [8]
  • 1953-54: Horace Thornley OBE
  • 1954-55: William Henry Ryde (third term)
  • 1955-56: Victor Charles Haskell born 1889
  • 1956-57: Miss Nellie M Cowan (second term)
  • 1957-58: William John Hill (second term)
  • 1958-59: Stanley Scott [5]
  • 1959-60: Mrs Nellie C Clark
  • 1960-61: Samuel Phillip Viant [9]
  • 1961-62: Mrs Louise Dunbar 6 February 1912-1982
  • 1962-63: Stephen Cecil Piddington 25 October 1904-1980
  • 1963-64: Ivor W Davies - involved in saving the Grange (now the Grange Museum) [10]
  • 1964-65: Mrs Eva M Beckett

References[]

  1. Partial list of Mayors of Willesden from the Local Government Yearbooks, with additions from reports of medical officer for the borough at Wellcome Library and listing in The Times.
  2. "Charter Day at Willesden". The Times: p. 13. 2 September 1933. 
  3. Died 15 December 1950, aged 49 "Deaths". The Times: p. 1. 18 December 1950. 
  4. Born 1888 in Sunderland, died 1959 in Brighton MARSHALL's of Sunderland in Canada.
  5. mention here [1]
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