Aldermen, Lord Mayors, Sheriffs

A note about these lists:

Some are excel spreadsheets marked download. Others are live on this site - view now. The former may be of use to researchers or historians, but are updated more infrequently. The latter are intended for day to day use by those seeking simply to check a contemporary name or date etc. 

Archive of  livery past masters

download To download a complete historic list (Excel ss) of all Lord Mayors, Sheriffs, Aldermen, and with an archive of livery past masters, together with the names of City officers, clergy, and monarchs and prime ministers.

view now Lord Mayors  since 1940 together with the livery companies and lady mayoresses of most in recent memory, together with links to newspaper profiles of more recent, and obituaries of some who have died.

For a photographic/portrait record of many past LMs go the Fruiterers' archive website.

view now Sheriffs (non aldermanic since 1940) together with the Election Addresses of most in recent memory, which serve to give a potted biography of the office holder at the time of their election)

view now Court of Aldermen (current at September 2022)

link Mayors and Sheriffs of London (MASL)  - now fully searchable from 1190 to the present (2020.) Sponsored by the University of Toronto Library


The Aldermen of the City of London Temp. Henry III - 1912

By Alfred P Beaven

Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.

The Aldermen of the City of London, 1900-2010 by Sir John Chalstrey 

(Lord Mayor 1995-96)  ISBN 9780852030905 

Lord Mayors' Portraits - 1983-2013

Price £12 +£2.50 P&P.  ISBN 9780954812232   Order from Amazon here

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