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John Topliss

Playing 1891 - 1894 seasons

John Topliss married Sarah Louise Chadbourn (also of Gresley). He died in 1939 in his early fifties.

John became an engine-winder at Rufford Colliery and was a significant trade unionist.
Also a Methodist local preacher and a Justice of the Peace.
Opened his home in Rainworth, Nottinghamshire for Primitive Methodist services before the chapel was built.

George who also played for Gresley Rovers was his third son.

First Name John
Last Name Topliss

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