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Lord Mayors of London

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  • Sir Francis Chaplin (deceased)
  • Sir John Fleet, Lord Mayor of London (1648 - 1712)
    Wikipedia contributors. " John Fleet (Lord Mayor) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " FLEET, Sir John (1648-1712), of Allhallows Staining, London, and Battersea, Surr. ", The History of Parliament...
  • Sir William Billers, Lord Mayor of London (c.1689 - 1745)
    Hogg, Bruce; Freemasons and the Royal Society ed 2 ; Library and Museum of Freemasonry; January 2012; page 10
  • Sir Robert Parkhurst, Lord Mayor of London (c.1569 - 1636)
    From Wikipedia, April 2014: Sir Robert Parkhurst (c. 1569 – 1636) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London. Parkhurst was the son of Henry Parkhurst and his wife Alice Hills.[1] ...
  • Sir James Bateman (1660 - 1718)
    " BATEMAN, Sir James (c.1660-1718), of Shobdon Court, nr. Leominster, Herefs. and Soho Square, London ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Ha...

Overview and Scope of Project

The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place.

Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor_of_London

The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Bear_(Lord_Mayor)

The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia

Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lord Mayor

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For the Lord Mayor of London, note that in the display name field only.

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  *FN William MN (blank) LN Pickett Suffix Esq. MN (blank)
   *Display name: Sir Alderman William Pickett, Esq. "Lord Mayor of London"

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