Chris Flear obituary20 August 2007
Chris Flear, formerly with Lincoln Hide and Skin Co Ltd, died earlier this year. He was a past president of the National Federation of Hides & Skins Markets and always supported the Fellmongers Association annual dinner. He was expected at the dinner in 2006 but simply never arrived. According to his long-term friend C P (Patrick) Hird he never recovered from the failure of his company.