[Taken from G. Kniveton (et al) Douglas Centenary (ISBN 1-873120-21-4) 1996 ]
The mayoral year ran from the Mayor-making meeting of the Town Council in the week following the council-elections on the first Thursday of November.
1896 - Alderman Thomas Keig
(died in office)
1896 - Major R. S. Stephen
1898 - Alderman Samuel Webb
1900/01 - Alderman Joseph Hall
1901/02 - Alderman Samuel Webb
1902/03 - Alderman William Proctor
1903/04 - Alderman Robert H. Cubbon (died in office)
1904 - Alderman Edmund Chadwick (succeeded as deputy mayor but failing to win a seat in November election stood down)
1904/05 - Alderman Joseph Kaye
1905/06 - Alderman John T. Faragher J.P.
1906/08 - Councillor Joseph Sharpe
1908/10 - Councillor Arthur H. Marsden
1910/12 - Alderman William Joughin
1912/14 - Alderman Robert Corlett J.P.
1914/16 - Councillor Daniel Flinn
1916/18 - Alderman John T. Faragher J.P. (see 1905/6)
1918/20 - Alderman John Kelly
1920/22 - Alderman Thomas G. Kelly
1922/27 - Alderman Arthur B. Crookall J.P, M.H.K.
1927/30 - Alderman William Quirk J.P.
1930/32 - Alderman William J. Corkill
1932/33 - Alderman Edward C. Hudson
1933/35 - Alderman James H. Skillicorn
1935/37 - Alderman Thomas W. Cain
1937/39 - Councillor Walter C. Craine J.P, M.H.K.
1939/41 - Councillor John C. Fargher
1941/43 - Alderman Francis Gale
1943/45 - Alderman Stephen A. Quirk J.P.
1945/47 - Councillor Thomas C. Cowin M.H.K.
1947/49 - Councillor Frank M. Corkill
1949/51 - Councillor Thomas Radcliffe J.P.