Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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James Eckersley

Chairman of Blackrod Local Board: 1881-93 (Conservative)

Chairman of Blackrod Urban District Council: 1894-1901 (Conservative)

Born: Duxbury, Lancashire 1836

Died: London 29 January 1914

First Chairman of Blackrod Urban District Council.

Master Bleacher.

Joint proprietor of Huyton Bleach Works, Adlington, in partnership with his brother-in-law, Benjamin Davies as Davies & Eckersley.


Vice-chairman of the Bleachers' Combine.

Director of Williams Deacon's Bank.

Member of Blackrod Conservative Club.

Moved to London around 1902.

Eckersley Family Tree • pdf


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