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Westhoughton 1872-1974 & 1985-

Westhoughton

The township or civil parish was in Lancashire.

 

Westhoughton Local Board of Health 1872-94

A Local Board of Health for the township of Westhoughton in the Bolton Poor Law Union was formed in 1872.

 

Westhoughton Urban District 1894-1974

In 1894 Westhoughton Local Board became an Urban District, the area of which was extended in 1898 by the addition of a large part of Over Hulton.

 

Bolton Metropolitan Borough 1974

The whole of Westhoughton became part of Bolton Metropolitan Borough in 1974.

 

Westhoughton Town Council 1985

After a 10 year interval, Westhoughton Town Council came into being in 1985, electing its own Town Mayor each year.

 


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Chairmen of Westhoughton 1872-1974
Mayors of Westhoughton 1985-2016

Chairmen of Westhoughton Local Board

1872   George Green 1873   George Green 1874   George Green 1875   George Green 1876   George Green 1877   Timothy Grisdale 1878   Timothy Grisdale 1879   Peter Ditchfield 1880   Peter Ditchfield 1881   James Stott 1882   Joseph Rothwell 1883   Joseph Rothwell 1884   Joseph Rothwell 1885   Joseph Rothwell 1886   Joseph Rothwell 1887   Joseph Rothwell 1888   Joseph Rothwell 1889   Joseph Rothwell 1890   Joseph Rothwell 1891   Joseph Rothwell 1892   Joseph Rothwell 1893   John Unsworth

Chairmen of Westhoughton Urban District Council

1894   Arthur Henry Leech 1895   Arthur Henry Leech 1896   Arthur Henry Leech 1897   Arthur Henry Leech 1898   Timothy Coop 1899   Arthur Henry Leech 1900   Arthur Henry Leech 1901   Roger Walker 1902   Walter Ernest Tonge 1903   Timothy Coop 1904   Samuel Taylor 1905   George Grundy 1906   George Grundy 1907   George Grundy 1908   Arthur Hamer 1909   George Gleave 1910   Philip Westhead (Died in office) 1911   Thomas Sinkinson 1912   John Henry Taylor 1913   John Cubbin 1914   John Cubbin 1915   Edward Basnett 1916   Isaac Barrow 1917   George Gleave 1918   George Gleave 1919   Thomas Billington 1920   Thomas Billington 1921   Thomas Billington 1922   Peter Scholes 1923   Thomas Sinkinson 1924   Joseph Hilton 1925   Walter Ernest Tonge 1926   James Selby Berry 1927   Peter Westhead 1928   Hugh Greenhalgh 1929   Thomas Billington 1930   Ralph Higham 1931   John Gibbons 1932   Henry Shaw 1933   Thomas Sherrington 1934   Joseph Hilton 1935   Edward Basnett 1936   William Lowe 1937   John Hindley 1938   James Selby Berry 1939   Jonathan Cowburn 1940   Adam Glover 1941   Fred Howarth 1942   James Croston Grundy 1943   Thomas West 1944   William Thomas Sutcliffe 1945   Richard Simkin 1946   William Lowe 1947   William Kelly 1948   Winifred Kettle 1949   Andrew Ormesher 1950   Thomas West 1951   Winifred Kettle 1952   William Kelly 1953   Thomas West 1954   Mary McIntyre 1955   Adam Glover 1956   Reuben Greenhalgh 1957   Winifred Kettle 1958   Albert George Woods 1959   Fred Bolton 1960   Henry Green 1961   Elizabeth Anne Ashworth 1962   Walter Raines 1963   Charles Howarth 1964   Adam Glover 1965   Hugh Booth 1966   Frank Woods 1967   Harold Battersby 1968   James Smith 1969   Peter Aspinall 1970   Robert Hart 1971   Cyril John Thomas 1972   Mary McIntyre 1973   Winifred Kettle

Mayors of Westhoughton

1985   Jack Cowburn 1986   Peter Louis Finch 1987   Jack Cowburn 1988   Brian Joseph Clare 1989   Nicholas Green 1990   Peter Mather 1991   Joan Kirkman 1992   George Twist 1993   Jean Ord Green 1994   David Arthur Wilkinson 1995   Linda Carol Thomas 1996   Brian Joseph Clare 1997   Kathleen Teresa Dawson 1998   Bernard Ramsden 1999   John Robert Ainscough 2000   Janet Lynn Halliwell2001   Brian Joseph Clare 2002   Teresa Josephine Worthington 2003   David Arthur Wilkinson 2004   Ronald Halliwell 2005   Arthur Price 2006   George Henry Lloyd Penny 2007   James Gilfillan2008   David Chadwick2009   Barbara Ramsden2010   Brian Joseph Clare2011   Harry Bowling2012   Ryan Adam Battersby2013   Christopher Peacock2014   Kevan Stanley Jones2015   Lynda Winrow-Baker 2016   Anne Graham

   

 

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