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Tuke, William Favilllocked

Born Saffron Walden, 15 Aug. 1863; s of late W. Murray Tuke, formerly of York; m 1895, Eva Marian (d 1919), 2nd d of late Martin Nockolds, Saffron Walden; one s; died 18 April 1940

JP Essex; late Director of Barclays Bank, Ltd, Vice-Chairman, 1925, Deputy Chairman, 1932, Chairman, 1934–36

Education

Oliver’s Mount School, Scarborough

Career

Started banking in Sheffield Banking Co., Sheffield, 1881, 2 years; Barclay, Bevan & Co., 1 year; Brightwen & Co., 1 year; became a partner in Gibson, Tuke & Gibson, bankers, Saffron Walden, 1891, who amalgamated with Barclay & Co. Ltd, 1896; Chief Inspector, 1904; Assistant General Manager, 1912; General Manager, 1916; Director, 1920; twice Mayor of the Borough of Saffron Walden, and member of Town Council for many years as Councillor and Alderman; Freeman of City of York and of the Borough of Saffron Walden

Recreations

Shooting, and fishing

Address

Norcott Court, nr Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted 121