About John Griggs

Born 1920 in Kettering, Northants

Died 2007 in Ashford, Kent

Friend of:
Ex England football captain – Eddie Hapgood, and
ex Daily Telegraph editor Bill Deedes

Quoted in the House of Commons

Relative of:
John Bunyan (author of Pilgrim’s Progress),

Sir Alfred East (world famous artist who came up with the saying “Paint a sky a day”),

Max Griggs (millionaire owner of Doc Martins shoes, and major investor in Rushden Diamonds Football Club)

Member of: Association of Certified Accountants

Was for many years clerk to West Ashford Rural District Council , and he also set up many businesses including “Kennington International”, and “Jobs”

Did the designs for, and organised the purchase of land, and construction of Holly Trees.

Married to Hazel Griggs, and pater familias of the Griggs dynasty

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