Sefton RUFC Presidents

Written and researched by David Bohl, (any errors or modifications please email me)

 

James Granville Legge
(b. 1870 Hong Kong d. 1940 Oxford)
Home Office Private Secretary to Herbert Gladstone
Director of Liverpool Education Committee
Robert Leigh Knipe
(b. 1871 Carlisle killed cycling accident 1938 Liverpool)
Liverpool Schoolmaster, held many cycling records

William John Smith
(b.1890 Bristol  d. 1958 Liverpool)
Played forward for Bristol and Gloucestershire

Hon. Sec of Bristol and District Rugby Combination
Manager at Walker Cains Brewery in Liverpool
John Kay B.A
(b. 1863 Liverpool d. 1942 Liverpool)
B.A (London), Headmaster of Lester Memorial
President of the National Association of Head Teachers
President of the Manx Society, Son S.J.Kay  

James William Archibald Taylor
(b. 1883 Liverpool d. 1953 Westmorland)
School Teacher at  Arnot St
Awarded Military Cross, Lt in Royal Engineers in WW1
Walter Bernard Croxford
(b. 1883 Camden Town d. 1971 Liverpool)
Played for Lancashire, County Rep. and Echo Writer
Headmaster at Barlows Lane

Frederick James Applebee
(b. 1882 Slaithwaite,Yorks d. 1974 Liverpool)
Founder of the club in 1907
School Teacher at  Steers St, Anfield
Hon. Secretary until 1928
Hector Alfred Munro
(b. 1899 Liverpool d. 1981 London)
Fixture Secretary
Solicitor for Herbert J.Davis, Berthen & Munro and instrumental in dealing with the War Department and the City Council in getting compensation for the requisition of the ground in WW2 by the Royal Artillery

 

 

 

William Marr Orr

born 1869, died 1946, Son of John Orr and Jane Marr from Scotland

Played professional football for the Liverpool Caledonians in 1890's

Anybody out there have his photo ?

 

 President 1936-38

W. Marr Orr

John Cameron Parkinson (Jack)
(b. 1908 Liverpool, d. 1976 Southport)
Newsagent
Son of Liverpool & England footballer Jack Parkinson
First Team Captain and County Rep.
William Marr Orr
(b. 1869 Liverpool, d. 1946 Liverpool)
   Clerk in a Corn Merchants
Lived at 129 Princes Rd, L8
 

Henry Harlow
(b. 1899 Liverpool d. 1976 Liverpool)
Served in WW1.
Worked for Kirkdale Homes in Liverpool.and with his wife were Master and Matron of an old peoples home in Cornwall during WW2. 
George James Bulmer
(b. 1905 Liverpool, d.1990 Chester)
Engineer with Manweb
Major in Royal Signals in WW2 

John Cameron Parkinson (Jack)
(b. 1908 Liverpool, d. 1976 Southport)
Newsagent
Son of Liverpool & England footballer Jack Parkinson
First Team Captain and County Rep.
Jack Birchall
(b. 1915 Liverpool, d. 1959 Liverpool)
Taxi Proprietor
Offered Pro-Rugby League contract with Salford

 

 

George Geoffrey GRALEY
born 1912, died 1982

Lived in Sandfield Park

married 1941 to Rosemary E. Farmer in Leicester

Anybody out there have his photo ?

President 1952-54

G.G.Graley

George Edward Nelson
(b 1901 Liverpool.  d.1980 Liverpool )
County Rep. 1952-74
Progress Clerk Electrical Cable Makers

George Geoffery Graley
(b 1912 Liverpool.  d.1982 Liverpool )
Royals Signals in WW2
Radio Engineer

Frederick Richard Barry
(b 1907 Liverpool  d. 1972 Liverpool )
Master Builder  by trade, built the famous fireplace and spectator stand (1957)
John Francis Moore (Jack)
(b 1910 Birkenhead  d. 1984 Birkenhead)

Accountant and Secretary 1934-58
Meat Wholesaler in Birkenhead

Bernard Wall
(b.1909 Liverpool d. 1975)
Awarded Military Medal for Gallantry Malta 1943
Lesley Wilkinson
(b.1909 Liverpool d. 1990 Liverpool)
Liverpool City Land Surveyor

William Williamson (Bill)
(b.1913 Whitehaven d. 1988 Liverpool)
School Headmaster
County Caps for  Cumbria and  Westmorland
John Thomas Wilson (Jack)
(b.1929 Liverpool d. 1982 Liverpool)
A Senior Engineer, player for Staffordshire County

      David Baines
      (b.1914 Barnsley , d. 1992 Liverpool)
      Thermal Insulation Engineer
Contractor to Hospitals,  County Council and University
 
John Henry Daybell (Jack)
(b. 1927 Liverpool  d. 2014 Bolton)
         Chairman and County Rep.
    School Headmaster

James William Alexander
(b. 1922 Hull d. 1989 Liverpool)
         Chief Exec at BICC.
Military trained at Sandhurst  
Frederick George Telfer
(b. 1922 Liverpool d. 1999 Liverpool)
Engineering Clerk

George Edward Nelson
(b 1901 Liverpool.  d.1980 Liverpool )
County Rep. 1952-74
Progress Clerk Electrical Cable Makers
Thomas Donnelly (Snr)

George Norman Blackburn
(b 1937 Liverpool d.1984 Liverpool )
Victor Robin McDonald
(b 1942 St Asaph d.2013 Liverpool )

Anthony Geoffrey Daley
(b 1935 Liverpool  d.2014 Liverpool )
Ronald Langshaw
(b 1932 Liverpool d.1986 Stockport )

Bernard Houghton
Alan Mason Pennington
(b 1947 Liverpool  d.2005 Liverpool )

Roddy Byrne
Peter Merriman

Brian Henry Eden
(b 1942 Liverpool.  d.2002 Liverpool )
Denis Lee
Bill Jones
Arthur Stewart

President 2002-04

Bryan McDonagh

President 2004-06

Roy Webster

President 2006-08
Paul Hood
(b 1958 Liverpool  d.2009 Liverpool )

 

President 2008-10

Roy Spencer

President 2010-12

Allan Spencer


President 2012-14

Alan Coleman



President 2014-16

Frank Harper




President 2016-17

Alan Webster

(b 1950 Liverpool  d. 2017 Liverpool )

President 2018-20

James E. Heaney

 

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