Oxford History: Mayors & Lord Mayors


Robert of Watlington

Mayor of Oxford, 1323/4

Robert of Watlington (or de Watlyngton) was elected Senior Bailiff in 1308 and again in 1315. He was elected Mayor for the year 1323/4.

Watlington was the receiver of murage in 1327.

In 1378 another Robert Watlington, possibly a relative, was a butcher in Oxford who leased Binsey’s meadowland.











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Last updated: 13 September, 2012

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