Elliott R Thomas. Born 1948
Born and bred in the neighbouring parish of Preston into an agricultural back ground.After leaving school spent one and half years working on local farms then went to Australia for two years,working my way round the Country.Came home eventually and attended the Royal Agricultural College at Cirencester.
Offered a job with Velcourt in 1971 and grew with the company to become a director and looking after over 8000 acres with four managers. Left Velcourt early eighties to own a glass factory with 70 employees and M.D of a Cheltenham property company.
Helen and I married 26 years ago and I have been renovating old properties ever since -now retired. Have been a Parish Councillor for past 12 years.