Sunday, April 30, 2006

Councillor Anna Begitta Greenhead - First Chairwoman Hayes UDC

First Woman Chairman of Hayes Urban District Council 1935

Mrs Anna Begitta Greenhead moved to Hayes in 1915 and had first been elected onto Hayes Urban District Council in 1930, in 1935 she was elected as the first woman Chairman of the Council.

She had joined the Labour movement in 1920 and had been elected to the Board of Guardians in 1925 and by 1936 was elected President of Uxbridge Divisional Labour party.