Joseph Lynn Leicester

Joseph Lynn Leicester (Born December 24th, 1825) was MP for West Ham South (UK Parliament constituency) in 1885.

Buried in Nunhead Cemetery, his gravestone reads:

In loving memory of Joseph LeicesterBorn Dec 24 1825, Died Oct 13 1903

From a poor working lad he became an eloquent advocate of temperance, a master craftsman in the art of glass making, and all his life took a foremost part in the social elevation of his fellow workmen, who did honour to themselves and him, by returning him as a Member of Parliament

"Write him down as one who loved his fellow man"


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