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Hereford City Heritage

The Mayor’s Chain

Records in ancient documents indicate that the office was in existence before 1300, reference being made in an old paper to Reginald de Clerk in 1258

The following list is extracted from Johnson’s book on the City of Hereford

Reginald le Clerk

circa 1258

 

 

William de Ayleston

circa.1300

Thomas Gibbs

1526

John Babe

1321

Richard Welshe

 

Thomas Buyton

1385

John Warnecombe

1547

John Swaynston

1452

John Elliots

 

John Delamer

1453

John Clark

1556

John Swaynston

 

Thomas Clarck

1576

Thomas Mymme

1454

John Clark

1616

John Barton

1455

James Clarke -appointed by charter for life

1620

William Mey

1463

Thomas Clark - appointed by charter

1682

John Barton

1464

James Lane

1704

William Mey

1465

James Wellington

1704

William Mey

1474

Thomas Williams

1731

John Baker

1492

Thomas More

1765

John Goodman

1494

Lacon Lambe

1765

John Goodman

1497

Thomas Russell

1804

John Goodman

1498

William Pateshall

1823

Walter Blackeston

1507

Richard Johnson

1832

Walter Blackeston

1511

Joseph Carless

1868

Richard Warnecombe

1516

Wilfred Townsend Carless

1911

 

 

Arthur Holt

1911

 

 

Robert Battersby

1916

 

 

Thomas Bruce Feltham

1929

 

 

John Austen Weston

1960

 

 

Harry George Culliss

1968

 

 

Charles Edward Stuart Willis

1978

 

 

 

 

The City of Hereford Charter Trustees

F H H Pilkington

1998

 

 

City Parish  -  Hereford City Council

Martin Daniel Fellows

2000

 

 

Stephen Kerry

2009