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I am a retired computer systems manager living in Bolton, UK.

Private life[edit]

I was born in Quorn, Leicestershire (the spiritual home of foxhunting) in 1939 and educated at Derby School, Humphrey Perkins High School, Barrow-on-Soar (when they were proper grammar schools) and Birmingham University, graduating B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1960.

I am married with two grown up sons.


5 years as Scientist with the National Coal Board. 10 years as Computer Systems Analyst with Tube Investments. 26 years as Computer Systems Manager with IMI plc.


  • Interests: History, country houses, listed buildings, High Sheriffs, MPs, Deans & Archdeacons, regiments, learned societies, academic awards, Westhoughton (Bolton suburb)
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