Past Town Clerks

Records in ancient documents indicate that the office was in existence before 1300, reference being made in an old paper to Reginald de Clerk in1258.

The following list is extracted from Johnson’s book on the City of Hereford  
 
 
William de Ayleston circa.1300 Thomas Gibbs 1526
John Babe 1321 Richard Welshe  
Thomas Buyton 1385 John Warnecombe 1547
John Swaynston 1452 John Elliots  
John Delamer 1453 John Clark 1556
John Swaynston   Thomas Clarck 1576
Thomas Mymme 1454 John Clark 1616
John Barton 1455 James Clarke -appointed by charter for life 1620
William Mey 1463 Thomas Clark – appointed by charter 1682
John Barton 1464 James Lane 1704
William Mey 1465 James Wellington 1704
William Mey 1474 Thomas Williams 1731
John Baker 1492 Thomas More 1765
John Goodman 1494 Lacon Lambe 1765
John Goodman 1497 Thomas Russell 1804
John Goodman 1498 William Pateshall 1823
Walter Blackeston 1507 Richard Johnson 1832
Walter Blackeston 1511 Joseph Carless 1868
Richard Warnecombe 1516 Wilfred Townsend Carless 1911
    Arthur Holt 1911
    Robert Battersby 1916
    Thomas Bruce Feltham 1929
    John Austen Weston 1960
    Harry George Culliss 1968
    Charles Edward Stuart Willis 1978
       
The City of Hereford Charter Trustees
F H H Pilkington 1998    
City Parish – Hereford City Council
Martin Daniel Fellows 2000    
Stephen J Kerry 2009