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HELSTON HISTORY
MAYOR`S of HELSTON
13th Centuary

In the reign of:

PLANTAGENETS

Edward I
1272-1307

1295-6
Peter De LESGRE
14th Centuary

In the reign of:

PLANTAGENETS

Edward I
1272-1307
Edward II
1307-1327
Edward III
1327-1377
Richard II
1377-1399


HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV
1399-1413

1322-3
John GERVEYS
1324-5
John HON or HOO
15th Centuary

In the reign of:

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV
1399-1413
Henry V
1413-1422
Henry VI
1422-1461
HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV
1461-1483
Edward V
1483
Richard III
1483-1485
TUDORS
Henry VII
1485-1509

1414
John KEYNWOOD
1448-9
John CANNORGH
16th Centuary

In the reign of:

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509

Henry VIII 1509-1547
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553
Mary I 1553-1558
Elizabeth I 1558-1603

1524-5
John PEARSE
1573
James WOOCOCK
1576
Alexande PENHALLACK
1584
Peter COLLYNS
17th Centuary

In the reign of:

Elizabeth I 1558-1603

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625
Charles I 1625-1649

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685

James II 1685-1688

William III 1689-1702

Mary II 1689-1694

1620
John ROE or ROWE
1631
William WILLIAMS
1641
Henry TREMENHEERE, died whilst Mayor 1641
1676
Robert COCK
1687
Richard BOLLACK
18th Centuary

In the reign of:

Anne (1 May 1707–1714)

George I (1 August 1714–1727)

George II (11 June 1727–1760)

George III (25 October 1760–1820)

1703
Thomas COCK
1718
EDWARDS or OWARDS (no given name listed)
1724
Zacharias Williams
1725
John Williams
1726
Edward Penrose
1727
Alexander Tregian
1728
John Tremenheere
1729
John Williams
1730
Edward Penrose
1731
Henry Tremenheere
1732
Alexander Tregian
1733
John Tremenheere
1734
John Penrose
1735
Edward Penrose
1736
Henry Tremenheere
1737
Charles Penneck
1738
John Penrose
1739
John Rogers
1740
Edward Penrose
1741
Henry Tremenheere
1742
Charles Penneck
1743
John Penrose
1744(April 14th)
George Johns
1745
John Williams
1746
John Rogers
1747
George Johns
1748
Richard Johns
1749
John Williams
1750
John Rogers
1751
Hugh Rogers
1752
George Johns
1753
Richard Johns
1754
John Williams
1755
John Rogers
1756
Hugh Rogers
1757
George Johns
1758
Richard Johns
1759
John Williams
1760
John Rogers
1761
Hugh Rogers
1762
George Johns
1763
Richard Johns
1764
John Williams
1765
John Rogers
1766
Hugh Rogers
1767
George Johns
In 1768 unfortunate disputes arose in the Borough of Helston and each party chose to elect its own Mayor. This was then followed six years of turmoil, during which time there was no legal Mayor in Helston.
1774 (Sept 4th)
Thomas Glynn (appointed by Charter)
1774
John Rogers
1775
John Pasmore
1776
John Rowe
1777
Thomas Glynn
1778
John Rogers
1779
John Hoblyn
1780
John Rowe
1781
Thomas Glynn
1782
John Rogers
1783
John Rowe
1784
John Hawkins
1785
John Rogers
1786
John Pasmore
1787
Thomas Glynn
1788
John Hawkins
1789
John Pasmore
1790
Thomas Glynn
1791
John Rowe
1792
John Hawkins
1793
John Pasmore
1794
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1795
John Rowe
1796
John Hawkins
1797
John Pasmore
1798
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1799
John Rowe
19th Centuary

In the reign of:

George III (25 October 1760–1820)

George IV (29 January 1820–1830)

William IV (26 June 1830–1837)

Victoria (20 June 1837–1901)

1800
John Hawkins
1801 (March)
John Pasmore
1801
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1802
John Rowe
1803
Thomas Grylls
1804
John Rogers
1805
John Trevenen
1806
Richard Gerveys Grolls
1807
Peter Hill
1808
Thomas Grylls
1809
John Rogers
1810
John Trevenen
1811
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1812
Peter Hill
1813
Thomas Grylls
1813 (Nov 16th)
John Trevenen
1814
John Borlase
1815
Isaac Head
1816
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1817
Humphrey Millet Grylls
1818
John Trevenen
1819
John Borlase
1820
Isaac Head
1821
Richard Gerveys Grills
1822
Humphrey Millet Grylls
1823
John Trevenen
1824
John Borlase
1825
Isaac Head
1826
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1827
Humphrey Millet Grylls
1828
James Plomer
1829
John Borlase
1830
Richard Gerveys Grylls
1831
George Simon Borlase
1832
Humphrey Millet Grylls
1833
James Plomer
1834
John Borlase (continued in office until Nov 1835)
1835
George Simon Borlase
1836
Glynn Grylls
1837
John Silvester
1838
Glynn Grylls
1839
John Kendall
1840
John Silvester
1841
Glynn Grylls
1842
John Silvester
1843
Thomas Rogers
1844
Glynn Grylls
1845
John Kendall
1846
Francis James
1847
Thomas Rogers
1848
William Penberthy
1849
Matthew Paul Moyle
1850
Glynn Grylls
1851
Thomas Rogers
1852
Thomas Rogers
1853
Glynn Grylls
1854
Glynn Grylls
1855
Thomas Hyne Edwards
1856
Thomas Hyne Edwards
1857
Thomas Phillips Tyacke
1858
Thomas Rogers
1859
John Kendall
1860
James Wearne
1861
Thomas Phillips Tyacke
1862
Thomas Phillips Tyacke
1863
James Clarke
1864 (May)
William Trevenen
1864
William Trevenen
1865
Thomas Rogers
1866
Thomas Hyne Edwards
1867
Frederick Penberthy
1868
Thomas Hyne Edwards
1869
Henry Rogers
1870
Henry Rogers
1871
Henry Rogers
1872
Frederick Vivian Hill
1873
Richard Kirby
1874
Frederick Vivian Hill
1875
Frederick Vivian Hill
1876
Frederick Vivian Hill
1877
Frederick Vivian Hill
1878
Frederick Vivian Hill
1879
Richard Kirby
1800
William Trevenen
1881
Richard Skewes Martyn
1882
Frederick Vivian Hill
1883
William Dale
1884
Frederick Vivian Hill
1885
Frederick Vivian Hill
1886
Frederick Vivian Hill
1887
William Trevenen
1888
William Trevenen
1889
William Trevenen
1890
Richard Skewes Martyn
1891
Richard Skewes Martyn
1892
Albert Edward Ratcliffe
1893
Albert Edward Ratcliffe
1894
Frederick Vivian Hill
1895
William Penrose
1896
Charles Courtney Hocking
1897
Charles Courtney Hocking
1898
Alexander Pengilly
1899
Alexander Pengilly
20th Centuary

In the reign of:

Victoria (20 June 1837–1901)

Edward VII (22 January 1901–1910)

George V (6 May 1910–1936)

Edward VIII (20 January –11 December 1936)

George VI (11 December1936–6 February 1952)

Elizabeth II (6 February 1952–present)

1900
George Beringer
1901
George Beringer
1902
Alfred Randle Thomas
1903
Richard Gundry Rapson
1904
Richard Gundry Rapson
1905
Henry Toy
1906
Henry Toy
1907
Alfred Randle Thomas
1908
George Beringer
1909
Hedley Thomas
1910
Francis Henry Cunnack
1911
Francis Henry Cunnack
1912
Henry Toy
1913
Henry Toy
1914
William Hall
1915
William Hall
1916
William Hall
1917
William Hall
1918
William Hall
1919
John Bennett Martin
1920
William James Johns
1921
William James Johns
1922
Henry Toy
1923
Henry Toy
1924
William James Johns
1925
William James Johns
1926
John Bennett Martin
1927
John Bennett Martin
1928
John Bennett Martin
1928
William John Trezise
1930
Henry Toy
1931
Henry Toy
1932
Henry Toy
1933
Henry Toy
1934(April 3rd)
William John Rogers
1935
William John Rogers
1936
William John Rogers
1937
(Rev.) Ernest Joseph Chappell
1938
(Rev.) Ernest Joseph Chappell
1939
(Rev.) Ernest Joseph Chappell
1940
Leonard Wilson Oliver
1941
Leonard Wilson Oliver
1942
John Hedley Benney
1943
John Hedley Benney
1944
Edwin Upex
1945
(Mrs.) Susan Bawden Cowls
1946
John Henry Adams
1947
John Henry Adams
1948
John Henry Adams
1949
William Reed Johns
1950
William Reed Johns
1951
John Rogers
1952
John Rogers
1953
Joseph Alfred Strike Pascoe
1954
Joseph Alfred Strike Pascoe
1955
Frank Joseph Moyle
1956
Frank Joseph Moyle
1957
Francis Edyvean Strike
1958
Francis Edyvean Strike
1959
James Henry Thomas
1960
James Henry Thomas
1961
Frederick Ziemann
1962
Arthur Evely Lee
1963
Arthur Evely Lee
1964
Michael George Gale
1965
Michael George Gale
1966
John Osborne Westcott Noye
1967
John Osborne Westcott Noye
1968
George Andrews
1969
George Andrews
1970
William Henry Scott
1971
William Henry Scott
1972
Clive Lewis Hollands
1973
Clive Lewis Hollands
1974
FORMATION OF NEW HELSTON TOWN COUNCIL
1974
William Thomas Rogers
1975
William Thomas Rogers
1976
William Thomas Rogers
1977
Jeffrey Roberts
1978
Richard Lionel Rogers
1979
Richard Lionel Rogers
1980
Jeffrey Roberts
1981
Donald James Eddy
1982
Donald James Eddy
1983
Charles James Thomas
1984
David Priestley Balme
1985
Franklyn Albert Moyle
1986
Franklyn Albert Moyle
1987
Donald James Eddy
1988
Donald James Eddy
1989
Ronald Williams
1990
Ronald Williams
1991
John Hocking
1992
John Hocking
1993
Brenda Anne Banfield
1994
Brenda Anne Banfield
1995
Joseph Henry Michael Keay
1996
Joseph Henry Michael Keay
1997
Graham Lester Williams
1998
Graham Lester Williams
1999
John Hocking
21st Centuary
In the reign of Elizabeth II (6 February 1952–present)
2000
John Hocking
2000
Susan Mary Elizabeth Swift
2000
Donald James Eddy
2001
Donald James Eddy
2002

Nicholas Charles Martin

2003

Nicholas Charles Martin

2004

Paul Phillips

2005
Paul Phillips
2006
Ronald Williams
2007
Ronald Williams

2008

Niall J. C. Devenish

Source of informaton:
TOY`S HISTORY OF HELSTON
ROOTSWEB.COM
HELSTON TOWN COUNCIL website
 

Copyright Graham G Matthews 2008