Person Male Born 31/12/1923 Died 6/2/2011
Frank William Sharp was born on 31 December 1923 in Ludlow, Shropshire, the elder child of Robert Kendrick Roberts Sharp (1883-1969) and Julia Mary Sharp née Turpin ( 1886-1975). His father was a licenced victualler. His younger brother, George Robert Sharp (1926-1997) was born on 26 March 1926 in Ludlow.
In 1950 he married Elizabeth Margaret Kinch (1922-2007) in the Westminster registration district and they had twin sons, Richard G. Sharp and Paul W. Sharp, who whose births were registered in the 4th quarter of 1952 in the Paddington registration district.
Electoral registers from 1954 show him and his wife listed at 65 Priory Road, Cheam, Sutton, Surrey. He was elected as a councillor in the London Borough of Sutton in 1990 and served as the Mayor of Sutton for the 1993-94 year of office. A founding trustee and former chairman of the Sutton Carers’ Centre he was also a member of the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers, as well as the editor of the institution’s professional journal for 15 years. . For the last three years of his life he lived at the Broadlands Nursing Home, 51 Burdon Lane, Cheam, Sutton, where he died, aged 87 years, on 6 February 2011.