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Mr. Thomas Patenall

Extract: Northamptonshire Contemporary Biographies, by W T Pike, 1908
Thomas Patenall
Thomas Patenall—J.P., Bron Dinas, Rushden; son of James Patenall, of Higham Ferrers; born at Higham Ferrers, September 27th, 1855; educated at the Grammar School, Higham Ferrers. Sole proprietor of Thomas Sanders, currier and leather merchants, Higham Ferrers; Mayor of Higham Ferrers, 1900-1901 and again 1905-07; Deputy Mayor, 1908-09; Justice of the Peace for the borough of Higham Ferrers; Chairman of the Educational Sub-Committee, and Chairman of the Managers of the Higham Ferrers Schools; has filled all the offices in the Wesleyan Methodist Church open to laymen; was principal mover in the building of the new Wesleyan church recently opened in Higham Ferrers. Married, in 1884, Clara Poynton, youngest daughter of the late Samuel James Joll, of Waddington, Lincolnshire, and has issue two sons, Harry Rollins, born in 1885, and Donald Hay, born in 1895.

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