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ECCLES, Richard, J.P. 
Reg. Friendly Society Secretary. 
Glenellis, Sutherland Road, Longsdon, S.O.T.

Born 1877, Hoole, Chester. Son of the late Ellis Eccies.
Educated at Trafford and Chester.

Married 1904, Edith Annie, daughter of the late Wm. Hy. Johnson.

Councillor for Leek Rural and Leek Urban ; 
J.P. County of Staffs., 1933-34 ; 
Leek Board of Guardians, 1916 ; 
Leek Urban District Council continuous since 1922 ; 
Chairman Leek U.D.C. 1933-34 ; 
Leek Hospital Committee for twenty years ; 
Elected Leek Rural District Council, 1931 ; 
Chairman and Trustee Leek Unemployment Committee, 1933; 
Member Leek Carnival and Charities Committee, 19281934 ; 
Secretary Leek Burial Collecting Society continuous since 1909 ; 
Secretary Leek Burial Approved Society since 1912.

Served with the Mechanical Transport Voluntary Army Service Corps, 1918.

Recreations - Motorist. Shooting and Association Football

"Who's Who in Staffordshire" 1934

 


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