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John Longworth

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.

Longworth Family Tree • pdf



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