Councillor Donald White
Term of Office: 1979 - 1980
Mayoress: Mrs Jean White
Deputy Mayor: Councillor Marjorie Fisher
Assistant Mayor: Councillor Colin Walker
Charity Appeal: In aid of a lifeboat that went on to serve the Newbiggin-by-the-Sea station in Northumberland (B 553 Kirklees, Atlantic 21 class) until 1998 and now serves the Isle of Wight as Sandown Rescue One based at Sandown
- Worked for twenty years at Case Tractors Ltd of Meltham as an engineer.
- Leading member of the Concert Secretaries’ Federation and Club and the Institute Union for thirty five years.
- Governor of seven schools and colleges.
- Former President of Primrose Hill Cricket Club.
- President and Secretary of Taylor Hill Working Men’s Club.
- Had three children.
- Died in 1986.