Chairman of Horwich Local Board: 1882-84, 1889-94
Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1894-96
Born: Heaton, Bolton c. 1833
Died: Ridgmont House, Horwich 1 October 1896
Last Chairman of Horwich Local Board.
First Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council.
Master bleacher - proprietor of Horwich Bleach Works.
Father of William Lewtas Longworth, Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council 1905-06.
Member of Horwich Local Board from its formation in 1872.
On the formation of the School Board in Horwich in July 1894 he was elected as a member of the Church Committee as well as being a member of the Governing Body of the Rivington Grammar School.
As Chairman of the District Council he was an ex-officio County Magistrate.