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Charles Tiplady Diary, 1839 - 1873. Select 'Contemporary Account' above in order to take a look at a full diary transcript with footnotes and annotations. This transcription updates previous pages and was published in January 2024​ as a tribute to local historian, Barbara Riding. Charles Tiplady (1808 - 1873) was a Blackburn Town Councillor and Alderman up until his retirement from politics in 1871.
The Mayors of Blackburn are listed from its incorporation to the present day, with a look at the Charters and Regalia.
There are also the voters list for 1832 (when Blackburn got its first M.P.’s), and 1835.
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