Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Alan Ellis Clarke

Mayor of Bolton: 1972-73 (Labour)

Born: Bolton 9 June 1931

Died: Smithills, Bolton 19 December 1979

Educated: Bolton School

Co-owner of Percival's Catering firm in Bolton and co-founder of Smithills Coaching House with his triplet brother Donald Stewart Clarke, Mayor of Bolton 1976-77.

Spent his National Service in the Catering Corps.

Son of Alderman Ellis Clarke.

Councillor from 1964. Alderman.

Labour Group Whip.

His wife, Sheila, was Mayoress.


Click for larger image Formal portrait of Alan Ellis Clarke as Mayor of Bolton.

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Alan Ellis ClarkeClick for larger image

The names of the Mayors of Bolton from 1941 to 1974 are recorded on the reverse of the County Borough badge

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