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Subject: [ABERDEEN] Provosts
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 09:32:33 +1300
In-Reply-To: <006501c16241$2009e440$d28f2ed8@rb1>


Liz Brown <> wrote:

> ... could someone please tell me what a Provost is/was?

In Scotland, a provost is the chairman of a town or city council, the
equivalent of a mayor in England. The larger cities have Lord
Provosts.

Regards,

Don


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