Mallinson, Dyson

Industrialist, born 30 March 1852, son of George Mallinson (died 1885) and Elizabeth Mallinson (nee Dyson). He came from a Huddersfield family; his brother Joel (1848-1924, em 1872) was a WM minister, and author of History of Methodism in Huddersfield, Holmfirth and Denby Dale (1898). The family cotton business owned Victoria Mills, Earby. Mallinson was knighted for organising hospital equipment in Liverpool and ministering to the soldiers in the First World War. Although brought up a WM and married at Earby WM chapel, he became a PM and was Chairman of the Elmfield College, York Governors, unveiling the war memorial there and presiding at the diamond jubilee in 1924. He attended the PM Conference in 1922. Mallinson died at Earby on 1 July 1929.


PM Leader 19 June 1924

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