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COTTON, Arthur, 

J.P. for City of Stoke-on-Trent since 1910. 

Auctioneer and Valuer. 
York Villas, Tunstall, Stoke on- Trent.

Born 1856 at Tunstall. Son of the late Simeon Cotton.

Educated at Public Schools.

Married (first) 1878, Rose Ann, daughter of the late John Aspinall ; (second), 1907, Gavina Martha, daughter of late William Naismith, J.P., County of Lanark.

Chairman Tunstall U.D.C., 1905 and 6 ; 
Member of Staffs.C.C. 1902-10 ; 
Member of Wolstanton School Board, 1890-02 ; 
Member of Burslem and Wolstanton Board of Guardians nine years ; 
Member of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, 1910-13 ; 
Chairman of Burslem and Tunstall Liberal Association ; 
Member of Tunstall Roman Catholic School Managers since 1903 ; 
Wesleyan Methodist Lay Preacher from 1879 ; 
Circuit Secretary twenty-one years.

Recreations—Cricket and Bowls.

Heir—James Baker Cotton. Born 1881.


"Who's Who in Staffordshire" 1934


1881 census:

Dwelling: 25 Gaol Road
Census Place: Stafford St Mary, Stafford, England


Marr | Age | Sex

  Birthplace Occupation
Arthur COTTON M 24 M Head Tunstall Singer Sewing M Agent
Rosa Ann COTTON  M 24 F Wife Tunstall  
Edith E. COTTON 2 F Daur Tunstall  
James B. COTTON  1 M  Son    
Ellen F. COTTON M 23 F Visitor Tunstall  
George T. COTTON  3 M  Visitor Tunstall  
Myra COTTON  11 F Serv