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Moores, Sir Johnlocked

  • Barbara Clegg


Moores, Sir John (1896–1993), businessman and philanthropist, was born on 25 January 1896 at the Church Inn, Eccles, Lancashire, the first son and second among the eight children of John William Moores (1871–1919) and his wife, Louisa, née Fethney (1873–1959), a millworker. On the birth certificate his father's occupation is registered as 'licensed victualler', but ...

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