Fordwich Town Council

Fordwich Town Council

Mayors of Fordwich 1292 – 1884

 

 

There has been a Town Council in Fordwich since the 13th century. Below is a list of Mayors form 1292 – 1884.

 

No       Date              Name                                                             Comments

                                                                                                           

1           1292              John Maynard

2           1303              Richard Atchurch

3           1308              Ranulf Baker

4           1309              John Le Knyght

4           1310              John Milett

5           1311              Alexander Curteys

6           1312              Alexander Reys

7           1313              Alexander Curteys

8           1314              Adam Shotryk

9           1315              John Knyght

10         1317              Adam Shotryk

1318              John Milett

11         1320              John Knyght

12         1327              John Knyght

13         1330              John Knyght

14         1331              John Moys

15         1368              John Clarke

1368              John Larker                                                    till1374?

16         1374              John Larker

17         1376              John Calewe

18         1398              William Tanton

19         1399              John Calewe

20         1424              William Edmund

21         1444              Thomas Southland

1453              James Hope

1456              John Fantyng

22         1457              John Gye

1459              G Coldom

23         1461              John Fantyng

24         1464              Christopher Beverley

25         1465              John Gye

26         1466              John Fantyng

1467              John Fantyng

1469              Christopher Beverley

1470              Charles Beverley

1472              John Fantyng

1474              Charles Beverley

27         1476              William Stokes

1479              William Stokes

28         1480              Christopher Beverley

1486              Robert Cooke

1493              John Martyn

29         1496              Robert Cooke

1496              John Martyn

30         1499              William Maycott

31         1501              William Martyn

32         1502              John Martyn

1503              John Maycott

1504              John Calwell

1505              William Martyn

1506              John Cosyn

1507              Mr Boyes

1507              John Calwell

33         1509              John Cawell

34         1510              Thomas Caswell

35         1511              John Darrell

36         1512              William Hylde

37         1513              John Cosyn

38         1514              Christopher Beverley

39         1516              George Roberd

40         1517              George Roberd

41         1518              John Cosyn

42         1519              John Cosyn

43         1520              William Clifton

44         1521              Robert Hylde

45         1522              John Cosyn

46         1524              George Roberd

47         1525              John Norton

48         1526              John Hylde

1527              John Chirke

49         1527              John Hylde

1530              Mr Keyndan

50         1534              Stephen May

51         1535              Stephen May

52         1536              Stephen May

53         1537              Stephen May

54         1538              Walter Bigge

55         1539              Thomas Norton

56         1540              Thomas Norton

57         1542              George Caldam

58         1544              George Caldam

59         1547              Robert Dorant

60         1548              Robert Dorant

61         1549              John Lukine

62         1550              Valentine Norton

63         1552              Valentine Norton

64         1553              John Fisher

65         1555              Valentine Norton

66         1556              Edward Jacob

67         1557              Walter Bigge

68         1559              Anthony May

69         1560              George Caldam

70         1561              John Johnson

71         1562              Valentine Norton

72         1563              John Lukine

1564              Mr Franklin

73         1566              George Caldam

74         1567              John Williamson

75         1568              William Lawes

76         1570              George Bigge

77         1571              Valentine Norton

78         1572              Thomas Contrey

79         1573              Thomas Contrey

80         1574              Paul Johnson

81         1575              Anthony May

82         1576              Valentine Norton

83         1577              Thomas Contrey

84         1578              Thomas Masters

85         1579              George Bigge

86         1580              John Williamson

87         1581              Anthony May

88         1582              Paul Johnson

89         1583              John Elmer

90         1584              Thomas Contrey

91         1585              Anthony May

92         1586              Anthony May

93         1587              Paul Johnson

94         1588              John Lukine

1590              G Bigge

95         1591              Thomas Long

96         1592              John Williamson

97         1593              Thomas Norton

1595              Thomas Contrey

98         1596              Paul Johnson

99         1597              John Lukine

1598              G Bigge

100       1599              Valentine Norton

1601              G Bigge

101       1602              Thomas Contrey

102       1603              Henry Johnson

103       1604              Richard Lukine

104       1605              Henry Johnson

105       1606              Walter Bigge

106       1607              Henry Johnson

107       1608              Richard Leukenor

108       1609              Richard Leukenor

1610              John Lukine

109       1611              Henry Johnson

110       1612              William Johnson

111       1613              Walter Bigge

112       1614              Thomas Norton

113       1616              Henry Johnson

114       1617              Thomas Norton

1618              Thomas Norton

1619              Thomas Norton

115       1620              Simon Harlestone

116       1621              Walter Bigge

117       1624              John Lukine

118       1626              Walter Bigge

119       1627              John Lukine

120       1629              John Lukine

121       1630              Thomas Harlestone

122       1631              Thomas Harlestone

123       1632              Simon Harlestone

124       1633              Thomas Harlestone

125       1634              Thomas Harlestone

126       1635              Thomas Harlestone

127       1636              Anthony May

128       1637              Simon Harlestone

129       1638              John Gosmer

130       1639              Edmund Young

131       1640              Thomas Bix

132       1641              Thomas Harlestone

133       1642              Thomas Harlestone

134       1643              Stephen Thompson

135       1644              Stephen Thompson

136       1645              John Lukine

137       1646              Thomas Bix

138       1647              Thomas Bix

139       1648              Stephen Thompson

140       1649              Stephen Thompson

141       1650              Richard Hall

142       1651              Richard Bates

143       1652              William Boycote

144       1653              Richard Hall                                                    S. Thompson in book list ( page 74)

145       1654              Stephen Thompson

146       1655              Richard Hall

147       1656              Thomas Harlestone

148       1657              Thomas Bix

149       1658              Thomas Bix

150       1659              Thomas Bix

151       1660              Thomas Bigge                                                Spelt Bigg on Book List ( page 74)

152       1661              Thomas Bigge                                                Spelt Bigg on Book List ( page 74)

153       1662              Thomas Norton

154       1663              Thomas Norton

155       1664              Thomas Norton

156       1665              Thomas Lukine

157       1666              Thomas Lukine

158       1667              Robert Darell                                                 Spelt Darrell on Book List ( page 75)

159       1668              Thomas Johnson

160       1669              Thomas Bigge

161       1670              Thomas Boycote

162       1671              Thomas Boycote

163       1672              Thomas Boycote

164       1673              James Baron

165       1674              James Baron

166       1675              Francis Jull

167       1676              Francis Jull

168       1677              Thomas Boycote

169       1678              Thomas Pilcher

170       1679              Thomas Pilcher

171       1680              Anthony Jennings

172       1682              Thomas Norton

173       1683              Thomas Norton

174       1684              Thomas Norton

175       1685              Thomas Norton

176       1686              Thomas Pilcher

177       1687              Thomas Pilcher

178       1688              Thomas Jennings

179       1689              Thomas Jennings

180       1690              Thomas Jennings

181       1691              Thomas Jennings

182       1692              Thomas Jennings

183       1693              Thomas Jennings

184       1694              Thomas Alleyn

185       1695              Thomas Alleyn

186       1696              Thomas Underdown

187       1697              Thomas Underdown

188       1698              John Graydon

189       1699              John Graydon

190       1700              John Graydon

191       1701              Thomas Jennings

192       1702              Thomas Jennings

193       1703              Thomas Jennings

194       1704              Thomas Underdown

195       1705              Thomas Underdown

196       1706              Thomas Underdown

197       1707              John Bix

198       1708              John Bix

199       1709              Thomas Underdown

200       1710              John Bix

201       1711              Stephen Taylor

202       1712              Henry Brown                                                  Spelt “Browne” in book (Page 76)

203       1713              Thomas Younge

204       1714              Thomas Jennings

205       1715              Thomas Jennings

206       1716              Stephen Taylor

207       1717              John Bix

208       1718              John Bix

209       1719              Thomas Younge

210       1720              John Adams

211       1721              John Graydon

212       1722              John Graydon

213       1723              John Graydon

214       1724              Thomas Younge                                              Spelt “Young” in book (Page 76)

215       1725              John Graydon

216       1726              Robert Austin

217       1727              John Nicholls                                                  Rector of Fordwich

218       1728              John Nicholls                                                  Rector of Fordwich

219       1729              William Spencer

220       1730              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

221       1731              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

222       1732              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

223       1733              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

224       1734              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

225       1735              The Right Hon. Earl Cowper

226       1736              Theodore Sydenham

227       1737              Theodore Sydenham

228       1738              Theodore Sydenham

229       1739              Theodore Sydenham

230       1740              Theodore Sydenham

231       1741              John Adams                                                    Not on Mayors’ hand-written List

232       1742              Theodore Sydenham

233       1743              Anthony Jennings

234       1744              Anthony Jennings

235       1745              Anthony Jennings

236       1746              Anthony Jennings

237       1747              Anthony Jennings

238       1748              Anthony Jennings

239       1749              Anthony Jennings

240       1750              Anthony Jennings

241       1751              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

242       1752              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

243       1753              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

244       1754              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

245       1755              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

246       1756              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

247       1757              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

248       1758              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

249       1759              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

250       1760              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

251       1761              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

252       1762              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

253       1763              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

254       1764              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

255       1765              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

256       1766              Anthony Jennings (The Younger)

257       1767              John Blaxland

258       1768              John Blaxland

259       1769              John Blaxland

260       1770              John Blaxland

261       1771              John Blaxland

262       1772              John Blaxland

263       1773              John Blaxland

264       1774              John Blaxland

265       1775              John Woodruff

266       1776              Upton Jennings

267       1777              Upton Jennings

268       1778              Upton Jennings

269       1779              Upton Jennings

270       1780              Upton Jennings

271       1781              Upton Jennings

272       1782              Upton Jennings

273       1783              Upton Jennings

274       1784              Upton Jennings

275       1785              Anthony Jennings

276       1786              Anthony Jennings

277       1787              Anthony Jennings

278       1788              Anthony Jennings

279       1789              Anthony Jennings

280       1790              Anthony Jennings

281       1791              Anthony Jennings

282       1792              Anthony Jennings

283       1793              Anthony Jennings

284       1794              Anthony Jennings

285       1795              Anthony Jennings

286       1796              Anthony Jennings

287       1797              Anthony Jennings

288       1798              Anthony Jennings

289       1799              Anthony Jennings

290       1800              Anthony Jennings

291       1801              Anthony Jennings

292       1802              Anthony Jennings

293       1803              Anthony Jennings

294       1804              Anthony Jennings

295       1805              Anthony Jennings

296       1806              Anthony Jennings

297       1807              Anthony Jennings

298       1808              Anthony Jennings

299       1809              Anthony Jennings

300       1810              Anthony Jennings

301       1811              Anthony Jennings

302       1812              Anthony Jennings

303       1813              Anthony Jennings

304       1814              Anthony Jennings

305       1815              Anthony Jennings

306       1816              Anthony Jennings

307       1817              Anthony Jennings

308       1818              Anthony Jennings

309       1819              Anthony Jennings

310       1820              Anthony Jennings

311       1821              Anthony Jennings

312       1822              Anthony Jennings

313       1823              Anthony Jennings

314       1824              Anthony Jennings

315       1825              Anthony Jennings

316       1826              Anthony Jennings

317       1827              Anthony Jennings

318       1828              Anthony Jennings

319       1829              Anthony Jennings

320       1830              Friend Anthony Tomlin

321       1831              Friend Anthony Tomlin

322       1832              Richard Hambrook

323       1833              Richard Hambrook

324       1834              Charles Mead

325       1835              Charles Mead

326       1836              Charles Mead

327       1837              Charles Mead

328       1838              Charles Mead

329       1839              Charles Mead

330       1840              Charles Mead

331       1841              Charles Mead

332       1842              Charles Mead

333       1843              Charles Mead

334       1844              Charles Mead

335       1845              Charles Mead

336       1846              Charles Mead

337       1847              Charles Mead

338       1848              Thomas Cooper

339       1849              Thomas Cooper

340       1850              Thomas Cooper

341       1851              Thomas Cooper

342       1852              Thomas Cooper

343       1853              Thomas Cooper

344       1854              Thomas Cooper

345       1855              Thomas Cooper

346       1856              Thomas Cooper

347       1857              Thomas Cooper

348       1858              Thomas Cooper

349       1859              Thomas Cooper

350       1860              Thomas Cooper

351       1861              Thomas Cooper

352       1862              Thomas Cooper

353       1863              Thomas Cooper

354       1864              Thomas Cooper

355       1865              Thomas Cooper

356       1866              Thomas Cooper

357       1867              Thomas Cooper

358       1868              Thomas Cooper

359       1869              Thomas Cooper

360       1870              Thomas Cooper

361       1871              Thomas Cooper

362       1872              Thomas Cooper

363       1873              Thomas Cooper

364       1874              Thomas Cooper

365       1875              Denne Denne

366       1876              Denne Denne

367       1877              Denne Denne

368       1878              Denne Denne

369       1879              Denne Denne

370       1880              Denne Denne

371       1881              Denne Denne

372       1882              Denne Denne

373       1883              Denne Denne

374       1884              Charles James Cox                                          Last Mayor before Town Status loss

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