Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Ernest Blackburn

Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1953-54 (Labour)

Born: Manchester 1897

Died: Bolton District General Hospital 20 December 1957

Welder and Trade Unionist.

Served with the Manchester Regiment in France during the First World War.

Chargehand Welder at Horwich Loco Works from 1923.

Represented South Ward 1947-50 and again from 1951.

Chairman of Local Branch of Boilermakers Union.

Vice-Chairman of Horwich Loco Works Committee.

Vice-Chairman of Horwich Labour Party from 1950.

Ernest Blackburn


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