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Francis Thornham

Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1908-09 (Liberal)

Born: West Gorton, Manchester 1853

Died: 7 Victoria Road, Horwich 26 April 1930

Foreman engineer, steam engine maker.

Came from Crewe to take up a position as Foreman Erector at the Horwich Locomotive Works and retired in June 1914 after 29 years service with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company.

Councillor 1903-11.

Freemason - member of the Horwich Lodge.

At his funeral in the Victoria Wesleyan Church there was a floral tribute from Sir Henry Fowler KBE, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the LMS Railway Company.

Thornham Family Tree • pdf


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