Durban Mayors and other city officials

This list is listed in chronological order, listing mayors of Durban, starting from 1854 to date.

  • George Cato (1854 - 56)
  • Edward Snell and Savery Pinsent (1856 - 57 )
  • AW Evans and JR Goodricke (1857 - 58)
  • JR Goodricke and Savery Pinsent (1858 - 59)
  • William Hartley (1859 - 60)
  • Alexander McArthur (1860 - 63)
  • Hugh Gillespie (1863 - 65)
  • John Hunt and RW Tyzack (1865 - 66 )
  • Arthur Harvey and John Miller (1866 - 67)
  • Edward Snell (1867 - 68)
  • Edward Snell and William Field (1868 - 69)
  • William Field and JD Ballance (1869 - 70)
  • Richard Vause and William Palmer (1870 - 71)
  • William Palmer (1871 - 72)
  • John Goodliffe (1872 - 73)
  • Edward Flickering (1873 - 74)
  • Richard Vause (1874 - 75)
  • BW Greenacre (1875 - 76)
  • William Arbuckle (1876 - 78 )
  • Richard Vause (1878 - 79 )
  • HW Currie (1879-80)
  • William Arbuckle (1880 - 82)
  • Edward Pickering (1882 - 83)
  • Richard Vause (1883 - 85 )
  • JW Stranack (1885 - 86)
  • WE Robarts (1886 - 87)
  • TA O'Flaherty, RL Cunningham, JJ Hillier (1887 - 88)
  • JJ Hillier (1888 - 89)
  • BV, Greenacre (1889 - 92)
  • AW Leuchars (1892 - 93)
  • George Payne (1893 - 95)
  • R Jameson (1895 - 96 )
  • George Payne (1896 - 97 )
  • BW Greenacre and John Nicol (1897 - 98)
  • John Nicol (1898 - 1901)
  • Ernest Leslie Acutt (1901 - 02)
  • J Ellis Brown (1902 - 05 )
  • C Henwood (1905 - 09 )
  • Waiter Greenacre (1909 - 10 )
  • FC Hollander (1910 - 13)
  • W Holmes (1913 - 15)
  • JH Nicolson (1915 - 18)
  • T Burman (1918 - 20)
  • T Burman and Fleming Johnston (1920 - 21)
  • Fleming Johnston (1921 - 22)
  • W Gilbert (1922 - 24)
  • TM Wadley (1924 - 26)
  • HL Buzzard (1926 - 28)
  • A Eaton (1928 - 29)
  • Rev. A Lamont (1929 - 32)
  • Oliver Lea (1932 - 33 )
  • Percy Osborn (1933 - 34)
  • Dr S Copley (1934 - 35)
  • Fleming Johnston (1935 - 39)
  • R Ellis Brown (1939 - 45)
  • SJ Smith (1945 - 46)
  • R Ellis Brown (1946 - 47)
  • Leo Boyd (1947 - 49)
  • Ken Clarke (1949 - 50)
  • Percy Osborn (1950 - 54)
  • RA Carte (1954 - 55)
  • G Vernon Essery (1955 - 56)
  • Percy Osborn (1956 - 57)
  • HW Jackson (1957 - 58)
  • WE Show (1958 - 59)
  • CA Milne (1959 - 64)
  • Dr Vernon Shearer (1964 - 66)
  • Margaret Maytom (1966 - 68)
  • TM Worman (1968 - 70)
  • R Goldman (1970 - 72)
  • Ron Williams (1972 - 74)
  • AD Adams (1974 - 76)
  • Dr G J Hollis (1976 - 78)
  • Haydn Bradfield (1978 - 80)
  • Mrs S C Hotz (1980 - 84)
  • Neil MacLennan (1984 - 85)
  • Stanley H Lange (1985 - 87)
  • Henry P Klotz (1987 - 88)
  • DW Watterson (1988 - 90)
  • JA Venter and GJ Muller (1990 - 91)
  • G J. Muller (1991 - 92)
  • Margaret Winter (1992 - 93)
  • Mike Lipschitz (1993 - 96)
  • Obed Mlaba (1996 to date)

The list is under construction. Please use the contribute link to post any biography suggestion.

Last updated : 20-Apr-2018

This article was produced for South African History Online on 18-Oct-2011