Links in a Chain - the Mayors of Bolton
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Dr John Edwin Scowcroft

Mayor of Bolton: 1899-1901 (Died in office) (Conservative)

Born: Bolton 1845

Died: Bolton 11 July 1901

Educated: Boton Church Institute; Bolton Grammar School

Physician and Surgeon with premises on Manchester Road, Bolton.

Trained in Manchester and Liverpool. Was Prosector of Anatomy in Manchester.

Qualified in 1868. MD St Andrew's, FRCS Edinburgh, FFPS Glasgow.

Honorary Surgeon to Bolton Infirmary and Honorary Medical Officer to the Bolton Rescue Home.

Surgeon Captain in the Local Infantry Corps.

Represented Bradford Ward from 1877.

Worked to improve standards of pubic health and living conditions in the Borough.

Magistrate from 1881.

Member of the Lancashire and Cheshire Branch of the British Medical Association.

His wife, Ellen, was Mayoress.


Click for larger image Formal portrait of John Edwin Scowcroft as Mayor of Bolton.

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John Edwin ScowcroftScowcroft Family Tree • pdfClick for larger image

John Edwin Scowcroft's link on the Mayor of Bolton's Chain of Office.

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Crest = On a wreath argent and gules a falcon sable holding in its beak a buckle or.

Motto = Unreadable through damage.

No known source.


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