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Joseph Howarth

Chairman of Horwich Local Board: 1888-89 (Conservative)

Born: c. 1845

Died: Wallsuches, Horwich 23 January 1916

Bleacher - works manager at Wallsuches Bleach Works, Horwich. Director of the Bleachers Combine of which the Wallsuches works was a branch.

His father, Christopher Howarth, had been a partner in the bleachworks (established in about 1777 by Thomas Ridgway) and his son in turn became a principal in the concern.

Magistrate and Magistrate.

Warden of the Parish Church.

President of Horwich Conservative Club.

Howarth Family Tree • pdf


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