Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Prentice Howarth

Mayor of Bolton: 2004-05 (Labour)

Born: London 1936

Born Prentice Tomney.

She married Brian Howarth in Bolton in 1955 but was widowed early and brought up a large family on her own.

Secretary of Bolton Branch of Dyers and Bleachers Union.

Secretary of Bolton Branch of the Transport and General Workers Union 1965-74.
Represented Tonge Ward 1971-1975. Re-elected in 1979.

Her daughters, Elaine Howarth and Lesley Lyons, each served for six months as Mayoress.

 

Click for larger image Formal portrait of Prentice Howarth as Mayor of Bolton.

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Click for larger image Formal portrait of Prentice Howarth as Mayor of Bolton.

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Click for larger image Prentice Howarth as Mayor of Bolton chatting with Bolton Wanderers legend Roy Hartle during the Bolton Revisited local history exhibition at Halliwell UCAN Centre 2004.

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Click for larger image Prentice Howarth as Mayor of Bolton attending a celebration event for Diwali.

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Prentice Howarth

 

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