Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Michael Foster

Mayor of Horwich: 1977-78 (Conservative)

Born: Farnworth 21 October 1945

Educated: Holy Trinity School, Bolton; Lostock Open Air School; Brandwood Street County Primary School, Bolton; White Bank Secondary Modern School, Bolton

Hairdresser - continued in long family tradition.

The family have been cutting hair in Bolton since 1884 - his father Herbert, grandfather Herbert, great-grandfather Herbert and great-great grandfather Tom were all barbers. His son Mark is also a barber.

Represented Central Ward 1976-1980.

Anglican - he was a chorister at St Mary's, Deane 1954-1965 and Holy Trinity Horwich from 1974.

His mother, Marjorie Foster, was Mayoress.

Michael Foster


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