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Sir (Arnold) Charles Trinder

(1906-1989), Lord Mayor of London

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Sir (Arnold) Charles Trinder, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x166112

Sir (Arnold) Charles Trinder

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 17 December 1968
NPG x166112


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Anne Bryson

15 May 2020, 14:28

Think this is the Arnold Charles Trinder who, under the pseudonym A C Malcolm, wrote the delightful fantasy "O Men of Athens" published by Sampson Low in 1947

Terence Charles Tietjen

18 August 2019, 11:14

Charles Trinder was a leading figure in the City in the 50's and 60's. I'm sure he had been an Alderman of the City of London prior to his becoming Lord Mayor in 1967. He was Managing director of Trinder Anderson a very large Ship Broker Company.
He had a passion for snooker and I played with him in the London Shipping Snooker league. Our team was the Maori club which was the Sports Club of the New Zealand Shipping Co. and it's Associated Companies. There were six in a team and Charles played No. 1. He was a very fine player and I often spotted him walking in the City with his cue case under his arm and heading for one of his Clubs for a game. I also recall that when he was playing he often used his snuff box which frequently led to his opponent sneezing violently !!.

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