Leach, William Syers (1882-1943)
Born 1882, in Birkenhead. Went to Elmfield College, York, a Primitive Methodist school. He always wanted to be a preacher of the Gospel, and on leaving Elmfield became a local preacher in his home circuit in Birkenhead.
After a year in circuit work, he entered Hartley College, Manchester, for training. He loved good books, and was recognised as a preacher of rare ability and power.
He was appointed General Committee Delegate of the York and Scarborough District to the Uniting Conference in 1932.
He died on 23 May 1943.
1905 Manchester IV
1908 Wakefield I
1915 Leicester II
1919 Clayton West
1924 Sturminster New
1936 Pontypool (Supernumary)
Minutes of Methodist Conference 1943, p137