Wigan Year Book of 1889

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Mayors of Wigan from 1836.
ELECTED. MAYOR. ELECTED. MAYOR.
      Jan. 1,1836 J. S. Heron     Nov. 9, 1861 William Waddington
     Nov. 9,1836 Reece Bevan          "      1862 John Cross
         "      1837 Thomas Cook          "      1863 John Cross
         "      1838 D. McNeillie          "      1864 Thomas Knowles
         "      1839 Joseph Acton          "      1865 Thomas Knowles
         "      1840 John Lord          "      1866 Thomas Heald
         "      1841 John Lord          "      1867 Thomas Heald
         "      1842 Thomas Eckersley          "      1868 Thomas Heald
         "      1843 John Lord          "      1869 William Crompton
         "      1844 Thomas Eckersley          "      1870 N. Eckersley
         "      1845 John Lord          "      1871 N. Eckersley
         "      1846 Thomas Morris          "      1872 N. Eckersley
         "      1847 John Lord          "      1873 N. Eckersley
         "      1848 Thomas Byrom          "      1874 J. Burrows
         "      1849 Ralph Darlington          "      1875 J. Burrows
         "      1850 Ralph Darlington          "      1876 W. Mayhew
         "      1851 N. Eckersley          "      1877 W. Mayhew
         "      1852 N. Eckersley          "      1878 William Crompton
         "      1853 J. Acton to Sept.9,1854          "      1879 R. A. ffarington
     Sep. 9, 1854 T. Cook to Nov.9,1854          "      1880 W. J. Lamb
    Nov. 9, 1854 Thomas Taylor          "      1881 R. F. Hopwood
         "      1855 Henry Woods          "      1882 Henry Park
         "      1856 Reece Bevan          "      1883 Henry Park
         "      1857 Jonathon Lamb          "      1884 Henry Park
         "      1858 Henry Woodcock          "      1885 Henry Park
         "      1859 W. Johnson, to Apl.9, 1860          "      1886 Henry Park
    May. 7,1860 T. Cook, to Nov.9,1860          "      1887 Thomas Stuart
    Nov. 9, 1860 Richard Taylor          "      1888 William Rogers
Rectors of Wigan from 1245.
1245 - John de Mansell. 1571 - Edward Fleetwood.
1299 - Plympton (?) 1604 - [Bryan Vincente].
1303 - Robert de Cliderhon. 1604 - Gerrard Massie.
1309 - Richard Fulshagh (?) 1615 - John Bridgeman (afterwards Bishop
1334 - John de Langton.     of Chester).
1344 - John de Craneno. 1645 - James Bradshawe.
1349 - John de Winwick.     Charles Hotham.
    Henry de Chaddesden. 1662 - Geo. Hall, Bishop of Chester.
1359 - Richard de Langeton. 1668 - John Wilkins.          do.
1361 - Walter de Campeden. 1672 - John Pearson.          do.
1370 - James de Langeton. 1686 - Thos. Cartwright.    do.
1441 - James Lanton (?) 1689 - Nicholas Stratford   do.
1503 - Thomas Langton. 1700 - Edward Finch.
1506 - Rich. Wiot (or Wyett) 1714 - Samuel Aldersey.
1519 - Thomas Lynacre, M.D. 1740 - Roger Bridgeman.
    Richard Langton. 1750 - Shirley Coates.
1543 - Richard Kyghley. 1776 - Guy Fairfax.
    John Harbert. 1790 - George Bridgeman.
    Richard Smyth. 1801 - Hon. Geo. Bridgeman.
1554 - Richard Gerard. 1833 - Henry John Gunning.
1558 - Thomas Stanley, Bishop of Sodor 1864 - Hon. G. T. O. Bridgeman.
    and Man.      

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