Town House

Our Town's Provosts

1214  Roger of Balcathie & Nicholas of Wartria are described as 'Provosts of Arbroath'.

1215 - 1646  No Official appears to be given the title 'Provost'.

1724  John Lamb  

1738 (approx)  John Wallace

1744 - 1749 (except 1747)  John Mann

   - 1781 -     ----- Greig

1783 -           Charles Allan

 

1802 - 1805  -----  Johnston

1805 - 1808  Alexander Hay

1836 - 1839  Robert Allan

1839 -           Alexander Mann

18                 George Keith

1895 - 1904  Colin Grant

 

1904 - 1913   -----  Alexander

1919 - 1925  Archibald Craig Anderson

1928- 1943  (Sir) William Chapell

    -'48/49-    John Lamb

1949 - 1954 ?  John F. Webster

1952 - 1957 ?  J. K. Moir

   - 1959 -      D. A. Gardner

1964 - 1973  Robert Ritchie Spink is Arbroath's 13th Provost  ( he receives the O.B.E. in 1970 )

1975             David Chapel

19                 James Goodall

 

1984 - 1987  Andrew Welsh (Provost of Angus)

         - 2007  Bill Middleton (Provost of Angus)

2007 -           Ruth Leslie Melville (Provost of Angus)

I'd appreciate any additions / corrections you

can make to this list which appears

to include contradictions !

Robert Richie Spink

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