Papers relating to John Angus MacKinnon's mayoralty of Normanton, 1978-1979

Scope and Content

Speeches, press-cuttings, photographs and other papers on local affairs, mainly relating to John Angus MacKinnon's mayoralty of Normanton in 1978-1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

John A. MacKinnon, a Labour councillor for many years,was first elected to the former Normanton Urban District in 1947, then represented Normanton on Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, He was Founder President of Normanton Civic Society and Mayor of Normanton from 1978 to 1979. In 1977 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in recognition of his historical research. He died in 1981.

Access Information

This collection is fully accessible and not subject to restrictions under the Data Protection Act.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs M. D. MacKinnon, widow of John Angus MacKinnon, May 1982, through Mr W. B. Thompson.

Separated Material

See also MS 610, MS 611 and MS 1978.

Conditions Governing Use

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