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james haywood wensley- mayor of Wallasey. #1005849
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Hi Just wondering if any one has any information or stories/photo's on my grand father James Haywood Wensley (1896-1960)! he was mayor of Wallasey in 1951/52 ? We have a beautiful portrait of him in his mayoral attire, from a few stories I remember he was a very giving man and gave of his time generously to the community. Thanks for any help

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1950/51 James Haywood Wensley. OBE ;JP

He is mentioned in the list of Mayors in this book. There maybe more mention somewhere, if you link the date to certain events during the year of office.
http://www.historyofwallasey.co.uk/wallasey/Wallasey_Local_Government/index.html

and this;

Alderman James Heywood Wensley, JP, Chairman, Cheshire Wing Consultative Committee, Air Training Corps.
1954 Birthday Honours

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1954_...he_Order_of_the_British_Empire_.28OBE.29

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I have jotted your Grandads name down in my note-book as I am going to visit my 95 year old Grandad tomorrow. I wonder if he can remember anything?

Will let you know. I hope he does as personal accounts are sometimes so much better than 'official sources'. smile


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Thankyou so much Mia smile that would be wonderful if your Dad remembers anything about my Pop. This has been an amazing site all you people are so helpful and just so friendly. Regards Mandy

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Thanks Granny!! Today we have free use of Telstra data so I will spend the day doing some more research on my Pop smile


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