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Past Mayors

Mayors for Town and City of Brantford during 1800's

  • 1847 William Muirhead
  • 1848 Dr. A. Digby
  • 1849 Dr. A. Digby
  • 1850 P.C. VanBrocklin
  • 1851 John Henry Moore
  • 1852 A. Huntington
  • 1853 G. S. Wilkes
  • 1854 James Kirby
  • 1855 William Mathews
  • 1856 William Mathews
  • 1857 Thomas Botham
  • 1858 M. W. Pruyn
  • 1859 Thomas Botham
  • 1860 Joseph D. Clement
  • 1861 Joseph D. Clement
  • 1862 Joseph D. Clement
  • 1863 Joseph D. Clement
  • 1864 James Weymes
  • 1865 James Weymes
  • 1866 John Elliott
  • 1867 John Elliott
  • 1868 John Elliott
  • 1869 William Mathews
  • 1870 William Mathews
  • 1871 William Mathews
  • 1872 William Patterson
  • 1873 William Mathews
  • 1874 William Mathews
  • 1875 J. W. Digby
  • 1876 J. W. Digby

City of Brantford

  • 1877 J. W. Digby
  • 1878 Robert Henry
  • 1879 Robert Henry
  • 1880 Reginald Henwood
  • 1881 Reginald Henwood
  • 1882 William Watt
  • 1883 William Watt
  • 1884 William J. Scarfe
  • 1885 William J. Scarfe
  • 1886 Charles B. Heyd
  • 1887 Robert Henry
  • 1888 Charles B. Heyd
  • 1889 Charles B. Heyd
  • 1889 W. G. Raymond
  • 1890 Samuel G. Read
  • 1891 Samuel G. Read
  • 1892 Levi Secord
  • 1893 Levi Secord
  • 1894 George Watt
  • 1895 George Watt
  • 1896 Thomas Elliott
  • 1897 Thomas Elliott
  • 1898 W. G. Raymond

Mayors for City of Brantford during 1900's

  • 1900 Harry Cockshutt
  • 1901 D. B. Wood
  • 1902 D. B. Wood
  • 1903 Matthew K. Halloran
  • 1904 Matthew K. Halloran
  • 1905 Charles Waterous
  • 1906 Charles Waterous
  • 1907 J. W. Bowlby
  • 1908 J. W. Bowlby
  • 1909 W. B. Wood
  • 1910 W. B. Wood
  • 1911 Ross A. Rastall
  • 1912 Charles H. Hartman
  • 1913 Charles H. Hartman
  • 1914 John H. Spence
  • 1915 John H. Spence
  • 1916 J. W. Bowlby
  • 1917 J. W. Bowlby
  • 1918 M. M. MacBride
  • 1919 M. M. MacBride
  • 1920 M. M. MacBride
  • 1921 George Wedlake
  • 1922 George Wedlake (died March 3, 1922)
  • C. J. Parker (elected March 24, 1922)
  • 1923 Frederic W. Billo
  • 1924 Frederic W. Billo
  • 1925 M. M. MacBride
  • 1926 J.A.D. Slemin
  • 1927 J.A.D. Slemin
  • 1928 Ross L. Beckett
  • 1929 Ross L. Beckett
  • 1930 Ross L. Beckett
  • 1931 Ross L. Beckett
  • 1932 Ross L. Beckett
  • 1933 M. M. MacBride
  • 1934 M. M. MacBride
  • 1935 Col MA Colquhoun
  • 1936 M. M. MacBride
  • 1937 M. M. MacBride
  • 1938 R. J. Waterous
  • 1939 R. J. Waterous
  • 1940 R. J. Waterous
  • 1941 John P. Ryan
  • 1942 John P. Ryan
  • 1943 John P. Ryan
  • 1944 John P. Ryan
  • 1945 John P. Ryan
  • 1946 John H. Matthews
  • 1947 John H. Matthews
  • 1948 W. J. Dowden
  • 1949 W. J. Dowden
  • 1950 Howard E. Winter
  • 1951 Howard E. Winter
  • 1952 Howard E. Winter
  • 1953 Howard E. Winter
  • 1954 Reg Cooper
  • 1955 Reg Cooper
  • 1956 Howard E. Winter
  • 1957-1958 Max Sherman
  • 1959-1960 Lloyd D. Hogarth
  • 1961-1962 Richard Beckett
  • 1963-1964 Richard Beckett
  • 1965-1966 Richard Beckett
  • 1967-1968 Richard Beckett
  • 1969-1970 Richard Beckett
  • 1971-1972 Howard E. Winter
  • 1973-1974 Charles Bowen
  • 1975-1976 Charles Bowen
  • 1977-1978 Charles Bowen
  • 1979-1980 Charles Bowen
  • 1980-1982 David Neumann
  • 1982-1985 David Neumann
  • 1985-1988 David Neumann (resigned 10/87)
  • Karen George (appointed 10/87)
  • 1988-1991 Karen George
  • 1991-1994 Bob Taylor
  • 1994-1997 Chris Friel
  • 1997-2000 Chris Friel

Mayors for City of Brantford during the 21st Century

  • 2000 - 2003 Chris Friel
  • 2003 - 2006 Mike Hancock
  • 2006 - 2010 Mike Hancock
  • 2010 - 2014 Chris Friel