Alderman William Lewis (1792–1868)

Date: 1792 – 1868

Medium: Oil on canvas

Measurements: H 59.2 x W 44.3 cm

Artist: Solomon Cole

Work type: Painting

Acquisition method: unknown acquisition method

William Lewis worked as a tailor at The Cross, Worcester. He was one of the first Councillors elected after the New Municipal Act of 1835 and became Mayor in 1843 – 1844, 1844 – 1845, and again in 1846 on the death of the incumbent Mr. Lloyd.

He was a Director of the Oxford, Worcester, and Wolverhampton Railway and a Justice of the Peace. He also held the important post of a distributor of stamps.

Location: Guildhall Ground Floor – Lower Hall