Wigan Year Book of 1889

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Board of Guardians

(REMAIN IN OFFICE UNTIL APRIL, 1889.)
CHAIRMAN : - W. H. HARDBOTTLE.
VICE-CHAIRMAN : - W. VALIANT.
DEPUTY VICE-CHAIRMAN : - L. KNOWLES.
CLERK : - HENRY ACKERLEY.
GUARDIANS.
   Wigan - Matthew Benson, William Berry, William Bryham, jun., William Chalk, John Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Layland, and Henry Litherland.
   Abram - John Grundy.
   Ashton-in-Makerfield - Christopher Fisher Clark and William Valiant.
   Aspull - William Johnson.
   Billinge-Chapel-End - Henry Darlington.
   Billinge-Higher-End - Thurstan Fairhurst.
   Blackrod - John Makinson.
   Dalton - Mark Frederick Marsh.
   Haigh - John Taylor.
   Hindley - Thomas Southworth and Thomas Lowe.
   Ince-in-Makerfield - William Bryham and Israel Knowles.
   Orrell - William Hepple Harbottle.
   Parbold - James Rigby.
   Pemberton - Richard Clayton and William Lee White.
   Shevington - Edward Ball.
   Standish - James Birkett Almond.
   Upholland - John Makinson.
   Winstanley - John Turner.
   Worthington - James Kay.
   Wrightington - James Wright.
The Guardians meet every alternate Friday morning at Half-past Ten o'clock. Board Room : The Workhouse.
   Workhouse Committee (in which are comprised the Medical Relief, Smallpox, and Vaccination Committees). - The whole Board. Meetings : Board days immediately after the business of the Board is concluded ; on other Fridays at 10 o'clock a.m.
   Assessment Committee - The Chairman, Messrs. Chalk, Layland, Makinson (Upholland), Bryham, sen., Wright, and Southworth, elected Guardians ; T. Marshall, W. J. Lamb, J. C. Eckersley, and Josiah Gaskell, ex-officios.. Meetings uncertain, generally on a Monday, at 10.30 a.m. ; convened by circular.
   Removal Committee - The Chairman, Messrs. Layland, Bryham, jun., Benson, White, Fairhurst, Ball, Knowles, Southworth, Hilton, Lowe, Clayton, Chalk, Johnson, and Berry. Meetings uncertain ; convened by circular.

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