Thanks for the interesting question! It took some searching, but I was
finally able to come up with a complete list of mayors for you at the
MIDDLESBROUGH : Geographical and Historical information from the year 1890.
I can't reproduce the complete mayor list here, because of copyright
restrictions, but if you scroll a little more than 2/3 the way down
the above page, you'll see a list starting with:
1853. Henry William Ferdinand Bolckow, who died June 18th, 1878, age 71.
On my search, I found further information about the mayoralty of Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough's History in Brief
Quote: "1853:Middlesbrough receives its Royal Charter of
Incorporation. This gives the town the right to have a mayor, aldermen
Story of Middlesbrough
Quote: "Parish records show that from 1853-89 the annually-appointed
mayors were "immigrants" during that time - today they'd be called
These developers are still remembered today. People such as Bolckow,
Wilson, Vaughan, Brentnall, Gilkes, Hugh Bell, Sadler, Archibald and
Search Strategy (on Google):
* middlesbrough history
* middlesbrough mayors "Henry Bolckow"
* Bolckow Wilson Vaughan Brentnall Gilkes Bell
I hope this helps!