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Horwich 1872-

Horwich

The township or civil parish was in Lancashire and the ecclesiastical parish was in Deane. It was also part of the Bolton Poor Law Union.

 

Horwich Local Board of Health 1872-1894

A Local Board of Health was established for the township of Horwich in 1872.

 

Horwich Urban District Council 1894-1974

In 1894 the area of the Local Board became Horwich Urban District Council.

 

Bolton Metropolitan Borough 1974

The whole of Horwich became part of Bolton Metropolitan Borough in 1974.

 

Horwich Town Council 1974

Horwich Town Council was also created in 1974 and each year elects its own Town Mayor.

 


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Chairmen + Mayors of Horwich 1872-2016

Chairmen of Horwich Local Board

1872   William Greenhalgh 1873   William Greenhalgh 1874   William Greenhalgh 1875   William Greenhalgh 1876   William Greenhalgh 1877   William Greenhalgh 1878   William Greenhalgh 1879   William Greenhalgh 1880   William Greenhalgh 1881   William Greenhalgh 1882   John Longworth 1883   John Longworth 1884   Thomas Mason 1885   Thomas Mason 1886   Thomas Mason 1887   Thomas Mason 1888   Joseph Howarth 1889   John Longworth 1890   John Longworth 1891   John Longworth 1892   John Longworth 1893   John Longworth

Chairmen of Horwich Urban District Council

1894   John Longworth 1895   John Longworth 1896   Thomas Bancroft Greenhalgh 1897   Frank Morton Palmer 1898   Frank Morton Palmer 1899   James Dougill 1900   John Fletcher 1901   John Fletcher 1902   John Fletcher 1903   John Dickinson 1904   John Dickinson 1905   William Lewtas Longworth 1906   Edwin Barnes 1907   William Rostron Pickup 1908   Francis Thornham 1909   Farnham Slade 1910   Charles Herbert Field 1911   Jonas Fearnhead 1912   Charles Edward Harrop 1913   Charles Edward Harrop 1914   James Henry Riley 1915   John German Dickinson 1916   Frank Coupe Ashton 1917   William Wasden Glover 1918   Richard Crowther 1919   Arthur Walton Ainsworth 1920   William Job Slater 1921   Henry Carter 1922   Thomas Wright 1923   Alfred Jones 1924   William Gittins Fearnhead 1925   Frank Taylor 1926   James Carr 1927   William Chipchase 1928   Roscoe Taylor 1929   Thomas Shorrocks 1930   William Gittins Fearnhead 1931   John German Dickinson 1932   David Thomas Smith 1933   Henry Carter 1934   John Augustine Kilcoyne 1935   John Henry Shaw 1936   William James Roskelly 1937   Wilfred Tomkinson 1938   Thomas Wright 1939   William Taylor 1940   William Edwin W Flockton 1941   Paul Fairclough 1942   James Carr 1943   Joseph William Slater 1944   Philip Cannell 1945   Henry Johnson Close 1946   Martha Jane Downes 1947   William Edwin W Flockton 1948   Mary Ellen Welch 1949   Henry Almond 1950   Wilfred Tomkinson 1951   William Lawson Whitehead (Died in office) 1952   Leonard Rimmer 1953   Ernest Blackburn 1954   James Hargreaves 1955   John Fairclough 1956   John Orr Bennett 1957   Arthur Sharples 1958   Edwin Toohey 1959   Joseph Moran 1960   William Edwin W Flockton 1961   Wilfred Tomkinson 1962   Henry Almond 1963   John Leech 1964   John Orr Bennett 1965   Edwin Toohey 1966   James McBurnie 1967   Peter Scannell Hewitt 1968   Frank Robert Yardley 1969   Ellis Dobson 1970   Leslie George Fearnhead 1971   Eileen Kay 1972   Alan Oakley 1973   Albert James Ratcliffe

Mayors of Horwich

1974   Desmond Smith 1975   Walter Taylor 1976   Ron Parkinson 1977   Michael Foster 1978   Barrie Crumblehulme 1979   Elizabeth McCracken 1980   Stanley Dawson 1981   Thomas Fairhurst 1982   Elsie Butterworth 1983   Ernest Seddon 1984   John Kevin Kilcoyne 1985   Bernard P Broderick 1986   Albert Swindells 1987   Kevan James Helsby 1988   Elizabeth McCracken 1989   Ian Badon Hamilton 1990   Alice Kilcoyne 1991   Robert Ronson 1992   Ian Carruthers 1992   Elizabeth McCracken 1993   Mark Perks 1994   Madeline Murray 1995   John Bragg 1996   Barbara Olwyn Ronson 1997   Elizabeth McCracken 1998   Alice Kilcoyne 1999   James Michael Kilcoyne 2000   Peter McGeehan 2001   Joyce Kellett 2002   John Bragg 2003   Robert Ronson 2004   Kevan James Helsby 2005   Stephen Michael Rock 2006   Bernard McCartin 2007   Kenneth Malcolm Denton2008   Thomas Farmer2009   Susan Denton2010   Kenneth Thomson2011   Peter John Baxendale2012   Joyce Kellet2013   Christine Alison Root2014   Richard Edward Warner Silvester2015   Kenneth Malcolm Denton2016   James Bullock

 

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