Heath Old Boys Association


John Michael Siddall: [Heath 1935–1939]

John Siddall died peacefully at St James Hospital, Leeds on . The grandson of the founder of what became the Siddall and Hilton group of companies, he was educated at Heath Grammar School and elsewhere before serving in the Army in India.

He then joined the family firm, becoming Managing Director of Standard Wire in Copley and rising to become Chair of the Siddall and Hilton group of companies and also serving as Chair of the UK Wire Assocation.

A keen hockey player, he played for Halifax, became secretary of the Yorkshire Hockey Association and also became an umpire. He was also a keen swimmer.

He leaves a wife, Pamela, and three sons, Martin, Jeremy and Clive. Our condolences to the family.