Mayors of Cambridge
Mayors of the Borough from 1935 to City status

1935/36H T WingConservative
1936/37W L BriggsLabour
1937/38E S PeckConservative
1938/39A A SpaldingConservative
1939/40W J WingIndependent
1940/41E O BrownConservative
1941/42Sir M ButlerUniversity
1942/43Sir M ButlerUniversity
1943/44W L BriggsLabour
1944/45G WildingConservative
1945/46Lady BraggIndependent
1946/47F DoggettConservative
1947/49G F HicksonUniversity
1949/50W G JamesConservative

Mayors of the City to local government re-organisation in 1974

1950/51A C TaylorConservative
1951/52H O LangdonConservative
1952/53S T BullConservative
1953/54T H AmeyLabour
1954/55H R MallettConservative
1955/56E T HalnanUniversity
1956/57C E RidgeonConservative
1957/58B J S WhiteConservative
1958/59L D V WordinghamLabour
1959/60W ColeConservative
1960/61C A MoleConservative
1961/62A HalcrowConservative
1962/63G F HicksonUniversity
1963/64J B CollinsConservative
1964/65P J WarrenLabour
1965/66H G IvesLiberal
1966/67M N BradfordConservative
1967/68E A GillLabour
1968/69H C FinbowConservative
1969/70G DeanConservative
1970/71B CooperUniversity
1971/72Jean BarkerConservative
1972/73P C WrightLabour
1973/74S C BowlesConservative

Mayors of the City since local government re-organisation in 1974

1974/75P J WarrenLabour
1975/76R MayLabour
1976/77R E WrightConservative
1977/78M J GarnerConservative
1978/79A MoltLabour
1979/80D R H MackayConservative
1980/81Doris HoweLabour
1981/82P O ReedConservative
1982/83P J CowellLabour
1983/84Betty SucklingConservative
1984/85E G CowellLabour
1985/86A J JohnsonConservative
1986/87J R WoodhouseLabour
1987/88T G W Sweeney
P J Cowell
1988/89Lavena HawesLiberal Democrat
1989/90J R WoodhouseLabour
1990/91Dr G A ReidConservative
1991/92P J CowellLabour
1992/93B S GardinerLabour
1993/94A MacEachernLabour
1994/95Joye RosenstielLiberal Democrat
1995/96Dr Sonja FroggettConservative
1996/97J DurrantLabour
1997/98Daphne RoperLabour
1998/99Peter CowellLabour
1999/2000Richard SmithLabour
2000/01Evelyn KnowlesLiberal Democrat
2001/02Christopher LakinLiberal Democrat
2002/03Philippa SlatterLiberal Democrat
2003/04David WhiteLiberal Democrat
2004/05Robert DrydenLabour
2005/06John HipkinLiberal Democrat
2006/07Robert DrydenLabour
2007/08Jenny BaileyLiberal Democrat
2008/09Michael DixonLiberal Democrat
2009/10Russell McPhersonLabour
2010/11Sheila StuartLiberal Democrat
2011/12Ian Nimmo SmithLiberal Democrat
2012/13Sheila StuartLiberal Democrat
2013/14Paul SaundersLiberal Democrat
2014/15Gerri BirdLabour
2015/16Robert DrydenLabour
2016/17Jeremy BensteadLabour
2017/18George PippasLiberal Democrat
2018/19Nigel Gawthrope
Gerri Bird
2019/20Gerri BirdLabour
2020/21Russell McPhersonLabour
2021/22Russell McPhersonLabour
2022/23Mark AshtonLabour
2023/24Jenny Gawthrope WoodLabour
2024/25Baiju Thittala VarkeyLabour

The first two columns of the above table repeat what appears (or will in due course appear) at the top of the stairs outside the Guildhall Council chamber. This includes the now somewhat quaint way of distinguishing the genders before 1998 - names for (untitled) women, initials for men.

Back to Index

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict Copyright © Keith Edkins 2024.