Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Harold Battersby

Chairman of Westhoughton Urban District Council: 1967-69 (Conservative)

Born: Bolton 1906

Worked in the grocery trade and then trained as a baker.

He opened his own bakery shop on Deane Road, Bolton in 1931.

Elected Councillor for East Ward in 1962 by a majority of 3 after three recounts.

Founding member of Bolton Bakers Association and twice Chairman.

Secretary of Astley Bridge Conservative Club 1947-1950.

Moved to Westhoughton in 1950 and became a member of Westhoughton Conservative Association.

Harold Battersby


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