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Newcastle had a 'Mayor' until 1905 when the King granted the City the right to have a 'Lord Mayor'. Sheriffs were first elected in 1400. The post was abolished after local government reorganisation in 1974, but was reinstated in 1996.
Mayors and Sheriffs 1216 - 1398 (pdf, 18kb)
Mayors and Sheriffs 1400 - 1499 (pdf, 22kb)
Mayors and Sheriffs 1500 - 1599 (pdf, 23kb)
Mayors and Sheriffs 1600 - 1699 (pdf, 23kb)
Mayors and Sheriffs 1700 - 1799 (pdf, 23kb)
Mayors and Sheriffs 1800 - 1904 (pdf, 23kb)
Lord Mayors and Sheriffs 1905 - 1973 (pdf, 21kb)
Lord Mayord and Sheriffs 1974 to date (pdf, 23kb)