Harry Walter Mellors, 1907-1985.


17th March 1907. Nottingham (June qtr 1907, 7b 369.)  Son of Walter Mellors and Hannah E (Poyser).


Mary Ellen Crawley, 8th October 1932.

Children: Patricia Mary, 26th February 1935; and John Walter 2nd February 1939.


Apprentice Mechanic at Meridian (underwear manufacturers) in Nottingham, until about 1928.  This company is still running but about to close (2000) and it is part of the Courtaulds Group.

Electricity Meter reader  for Nottingham Corporation, emptying electricity meters until WW2, and returned to it after the war until his back caused him too much difficulty.  He probably got this job through his Boy's Brigade Connections.

RAF in WW2, stationed at Pannal (near Harrogate), Kirkham (near Blackpool), but invalided out in about 1944 with back problems.

Warden of the East Nottingham Boys Club (20th Boys Brigade).

1947, Tixover Grange Boys' Approved School as Housemaster. School closed about 1954.

1954, Boreatton Park School, Shropshire, as Housemaster.  Retired early, about 1962 due to ill health.

Shropshire County Council, Whittington Depot.


28 August 1985 at Whittington, Shropshire.

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