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Arthur Evely Lee, Gloucestershire Special Constabulary, 1943

NumberHESFM:2010.11122
PlaceStonehouse Gloucestershire United Kingdom
Date1943
KeywordsPolice Emergency Services People
PhotographerPeckham, E C
Copyright© Estate of E C Peckham

A young Arthur Evely Lee from Helston (middle row, 5th from left) as a Special Constable in the Stonehouse Section of Gloucestershire Special Constabulary, 1943. All the names of those in the photograph are printed on the mount. Arthur was born at Illogan in 1901 and first came to Helston in 1913. He commenced his apprenticeship as a jeweller and watchmaker with George Beringer at the age of 14. In 1922 he set up his own business at 9 Church Street and moved his premises to 28 Meneage Street in 1928. He continued in business in Meneage Street until his retirement in 1959. Arthur Evely Lee was first elected to the Town Council in 1957, became Mayor in 1962 to 1964 and was the last Member to be elected Alderman in 1972. He was made Freeman in 1985 and died in 1993.