Thomas Pullyson was an English draper and Lord Mayor of London.
He was Sheriff of London in 1574 and then Lord Mayor for 1584, during the reign of Elizabeth I. He applied, unsuccessfully, for the theatres to be closed.He was succeeded by Wolstan Dixie.
Two sheriffs are elected annually for the City of London by the Liverymen of the City livery companies. Today's sheriffs have only nominal duties, but the historical officeholders had important judicial responsibilities. They have attended the justices at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, since its original role as the court for the City and Middlesex.
The Recorder of London is an ancient legal office in the City of London. The Recorder of London is the senior Circuit Judge at the Central Criminal Court, hearing trials of criminal offences. The Recorder is appointed by the Crown on the recommendation of the City of London Corporation with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor. The Recorder's deputy is the Common Serjeant of London, appointed by the Crown on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor. The Recorder of London is, since 14 April 2020, Mark Lucraft.
Sir Edmund Shaa or Shaw was a London goldsmith, Sheriff of London in 1475 and Lord Mayor of London in 1482. Shaa lent money to Edward IV and, as mayor, was extensively involved in the coronation of Edward IV's brother Richard III. He was later knighted and made a member of the Privy Council.
Sir Wolstan Dixie, was an English merchant and administrator, and Lord Mayor of London in 1585.
Sir Thomas Exmewe, born c. 1454 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, was a member of the Goldsmiths Company. He was elected Sheriff of London in 1508 and Lord Mayor of London on 5 December 1517. He became the first Lord Mayor of London whose portrait is known to have been painted. The posthumous portrait, dated c. 1550, is now in the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery and has been attributed to John Bettes the Elder.
The Honourable Thomas Harley was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons for 41 years from 1761 to 1802.
Sir Thomas Abney was a merchant and banker who served as Lord Mayor of London for the year 1700 to 1701.
Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale, 1st Baronet, was a Lord Mayor of London in the coronation year 1902, and a Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of London from 1900 to 1906.
Thomas Skinner was a master of the Worshipful Company of Clothworkers and a London Alderman. He was elected Sheriff in 1587 and Lord Mayor of London in 1596. He gave to several hospitals in and about London.
Thomas Murfyn, was a Sheriff and Lord Mayor of London.
Nathaniel Eckersley was an English mill-owner, banker and Conservative Party politician from Standish Hall, near Wigan in Lancashire. He sat in the House of Commons for three years in the 1860s, and two years in the 1880s.
Alderman David Henry Stone. His family were the owners of a large amount of land near Lewes for at least three centuries. He was the nephew of Thomas Farncomb the Lord Mayor of London of 1849. Educated at St Olave's Grammar School, in Southwark. He practiced as a solicitor and an attorney from 1839 until 1864.
Thomas Canynges was Lord Mayor of London in 1456-57.
Thomas Challis was a British businessman and Liberal Party politician who held office as a Member of Parliament and as Lord Mayor of London.
Sir Thomas Cooke was an English merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
Sir Robert Chichele was a 15th-century English merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
Sir George Wyatt Truscott, 1st Baronet was a British businessman and Lord Mayor of London from 1908 to 1909.