- Born and bred in Temple Normanton
- Trained as a Horticulturalist
- Attended Teacher training College. Became a teacher in secondary education and later moved to primary education, teaching at several local schools.
- Ran the village Playscheme for 38 years
- School Govenor at the temple Normanton Primary School.
- Churchwarden of St James Church, Temple Normanton
Hobbies and Interests:
- Administration (actually enjoys filling in Grant Application forms and has been quite successful in obtaining grants for the Parish Council, Allotments, School Playscheme, St James Church Temple Normanton and other organisations).
- Enjoys a good red wine.
- Holding fund raising events in his garden, jointly with his brother and sister-in-law Peter and Janet Wright.
- A member of the National Gardens Scheme.
Parish Council Chairman