Mary Ellen Welch
Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1948-49 (Labour)
Second woman to hold Office as Chairman of Horwich District Council, after Martha Downes, Chairman 1946-7.
Chairman of the Health and Market Committee.
Member of the Fall Birch Joint Hospital Board, the Divisional Education Executive, Bolton Guardians Committee and the Library Sub-Committee.
Chairman of Horwich Labour Party Elections Committee.
Member of the Board of Governors of Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School.