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Houghton Urban District Council Chamber in the old Rectory, Houghton-le-Spring

Houghton Urban District Council Chamber in the Rectory building

The oak panelled Council Chamber of Houghton Urban District Council is found on the first floor of the Old Rectory building. The Rectory was used by HUDC between 1949 and 1974. Article Copyright © Books of the North 2010.

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LIST OF CHAIRMEN

1937 1938 J.G. Johnston

1938 1939 W. Fairhurst

1939 1940 W. Dodd

1940 1941 G.E. Thompson

1941 1942 A. Harrison

1942 1943 J. Davison

1943 1944 J. Campbell

1944 1945 T.R. Hunt

1946 1947 L.R. Holmes

1947 1948 R. Greenwell

1948 1949 W.H. Dinsley

1949 1950 E.W. Brown

1950 1951 T. Willis

1951 1952 J. Lowery

1952 1953 - T.R. Hunt

1953 1954 D. Cockburn

1954 1955 T.W. Urwin

1955 1956 L. R. Holmes

1956 1957 Mrs E. McGovern

1957 1958 B.A. Bircham

1958 1959 D. Metcalfe

1959 1960 J.A. Hall

1960 1961 W.E. Marshall

1961 1962 Mrs P. Alderson

1962 1963 G. Henderson

1963 1964 J. McKinley

1964 1965 W. J. McKinley

1965 1966 J. Bartley

1966 1967 J. Avery

1967 1968 J. Mawston

1968 1969 E. Kelly JP

1969 1970 - L.R. Holmes

1970 1971 Mrs M. E. Porter

1971 1972 E. Bramfitt JP

1972 1973 M. Dowell

1973 1974 G. Elliott

Followed by 18 blank crests and a gap of one, the outline of which was still evident.

 

Article and research by Paul Lanagan, local historian

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