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Turton 1873-1974

Turton

The township or civil parish was in Lancashire.

 

Turton Local Board of Health 1873-1895

A Local Board of Health for the township of Turton in the Bolton Poor Law Union was formed in 1873.

 

Turton Urban District 1895-1974

Turton became an Urban District in 1894.

In 1898 the boundaries of the Urban District were extended to include the Civil Parishes of Belmont, Bradshaw, Edgworth, Entwistle, Harwood, Longworth and Quarlton.

 

North and South Divided

In 1974 North Turton, including Belmont, Edgworth, Chapeltown and Entwistle became part of an enlarged Blackburn Borough.

South Turton, including Bromley Cross, Bradshaw and Harwood, became part of the new Bolton Metropolitan Borough.

 


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Chairmen of Turton 1873-1974

Chairmen of Turton Local Board

1873   Edmund Ashworth 1874   Edmund Ashworth 1875   Edmund Ashworth 1876   Edmund Ashworth 1877   Edmund Ashworth 1878   Edmund Ashworth 1879   Edmund Ashworth 1880   James Booth 1881   James Booth 1882   Edmund Ashworth Jnr 1883   Edmund Ashworth Jnr 1884   Edmund Ashworth Jnr 1885   Edmund Ashworth Jnr 1886   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1887   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1888   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1889   William Wallwork 1890   William Wallwork 1891   William Wallwork 1892   Robert Ashworth 1893   Robert Ashworth 1894   Robert Ashworth

Chairmen of Turton Urban District Council

1895   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1896   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1897   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1898   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1899   Thomas Gustav Schwabe Garnett 1900   Samuel Isherwood 1901   Thomas Hardcastle 1902   Edward Deakin 1903   Edward Deakin 1904   Edward Deakin 1905   Edward Deakin 1906   Edward Deakin 1907   Edward Deakin 1908   Robert Ashworth 1909   Robert Ashworth 1910   Robert Ashworth 1911   Robert Ashworth 1912   Robert Ashworth 1913   Robert Ashworth 1914   Robert Ashworth 1915   Robert Ashworth 1916   Robert Ashworth 1917   Robert Ashworth 1918   Robert Ashworth 1919   Robert Ashworth 1920   Robert Ashworth 1921   Robert Ashworth 1922   Robert Ashworth 1923   Robert Ashworth 1924   George Harry Ashworth 1925   George Harrry Ashworth 1926   Ernest William Greg 1927   Ernest William Greg 1928   Thomas Lomax 1929   Thomas Lomax 1930   Sydney Herbert Spring 1931   Walter Harry Wadhams 1932   Walter Harry Wadhams 1933   Walter Harry Wadhams 1934   Jethro Haslam (Died in office) 1934   James Platt 1935   James Platt 1936   James Platt 1937   Alfred Ruckman Hutchinson 1938   Robert Catterall 1939   John William Rostron 1940   George Harry Ashworth 1941   John Hamer 1942   Richard Shelmerdine 1943   William Meredith 1944   George Harry Ashworth 1945   Thomas Lomax 1946   Harold Kirk 1947   Samuel Benson 1948   William Knowles 1949   West Scowcroft 1950   Robinson Walsh 1951   Francis William Stilwell 1952   Robert Catterall 1953   Arthur Shelmerdine 1954   Harold Kirk 1955   Robert Catterall 1956   Andrew Thompson Jardine 1957   William Knowles 1958   Harold Kirk 1959   Hilbre Henry Smith 1960   Charles Halliday 1961   Hilda Gregory 1962   Herbert Bennett 1963   Michael Constantine Cort 1964   Herbert Carlisle Walsh 1965   David Dingwall 1966   John Alston 1967   Herbert Hutchinson 1968   Joseph Jagger 1969   Philip Stefan Linney 1970   Leonard Ibbotson 1971   Keith Crook Richardson 1972   Arthur Poulsom 1973   Herbert Bennett

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