Long-serving Chadderton Councillors

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The following Councillors have each represented Chadderton Wards for 20 years or more on the former Chadderton Urban District Council, or on that body and its successor, the Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Years Service*

Name

Date

Notes

48 (28+ 20)

 

 

Ralph Semple JP MBE

 

 

1946-1994
 

An unbroken record. Three times Chairman of Chadderton UDC; Mayor of Oldham MBC

 

48 (17+31)

Sidney G. W. Jacobs JP

1956-1965
1966-1969
1970-2006

Chairman of Chadderton UDC;

Mayor of Oldham MBC

32

Arthur Tongue

1929-1932

1933-1962

 

A record on Chadderton UDC; Three times its Chairman

28

James Fitton

1894-1922+

Twice Chairman of Chadderton UDC

26

John W. Schofield

1926-1929

Twice Chairman of Chadderton, 1940-1963 UDC

  

25

George Howard

1948-1960

Chairman of Chadderton UDC 1961-1974

24

James Edwin Carter

1906-1930

Chairman of Chadderton UDC

24

Ernest Kempsey

1896-1920

A record four terms as Chairman of Chadderton UDC

24

John Wolfenden

1909-1933

Chairman of Chadderton UDC

23

George H. Ogden

1930-1953

Twice Chairman of Chadderton UDC

20

Roland Hill

1946-1948

Twice Chairman of Chadderton UDC 1949-1967

 

*Figures in brackets show the years spent on Chadderton UDC, and Oldham MBC, respectively.

· Died in office

 

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